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Social Characteristics of Maricopa County, Arizona

Maricopa County, AZ Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,424,244
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    935,257
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    65.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    431,461
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    30.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    673,712
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    47.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    281,796
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    19.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    79,377
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    42,422
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    182,168
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    107,243
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    488,987
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    34.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    383,981
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    27.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    123,578
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    480,190
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    354,288
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.74
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.36
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    3,897,350
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,424,244
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    36.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    673,455
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,222,202
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    31.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    311,587
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    265,862
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    103,128
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,520,530
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    562,929
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    37.0%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    746,142
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    49.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    22,951
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    34,033
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    154,475
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,582,774
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    474,916
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    30.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    732,682
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    46.3%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    32,180
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    122,091
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    220,905
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    14.0%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    54,547
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    21,027
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    38.5%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    39
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    56
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    22
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    96
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    28
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    92,902
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    33,208
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    35.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,444
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7,106
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,436
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12,222
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    33,208
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    20,164
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    60.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    23,587
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    71.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,080,221
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    50,603
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    54,756
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    452,609
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    226,803
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    295,450
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    2,550,592
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    162,108
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    179,612
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    593,094
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    23.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    638,115
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    25.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    213,628
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    490,927
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    19.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    273,108
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    10.7%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    86.6%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    30.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    2,931,697
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    268,788
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    3,918,121
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    399,455
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,010,460
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    32,346
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    2,400,233
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    200,807
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    507,428
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    166,302
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    32.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    3,895,703
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    3,145,207
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    80.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    726,044
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    553,063
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    172,981
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    39,944
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    133,037
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    24,452
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    3,947,382
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    3,360,500
  • Percentage of Native persons
    85.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    3,313,454
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    83.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    1,467,125
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    37.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    1,846,329
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    46.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    47,046
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    586,882
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    14.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    586,882
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    213,350
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    36.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    373,532
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    63.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    633,928
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    47,046
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    47046%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    2,907
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    44,139
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    93.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    586,882
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    39,182
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    547,700
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    93.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    586,882
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    56,204
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    122,760
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    20.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    18,402
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    2,649
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    362,378
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    61.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    24,489
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    3,672,140
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    2,706,725
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    73.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    965,415
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    26.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    357,466
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    744,831
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    284,578
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    88,139
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    21,248
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    87,492
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    37,519
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    44,953
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    14,121
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    3,947,382
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    236,805
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    25,138
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    15,397
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    25,586
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    52,729
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    327,819
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    94,454
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    19,326
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    572,741
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    14.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    14,597
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    17,718
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    366,794
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    182,911
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    7,049
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    72,449
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    105,268
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    9,384
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    33,832
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    29,557
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    67,396
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    5,943
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    24,253
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    60,367
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    10,573
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    9,198
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    24,610
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    6,604
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.