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Maricopa County
  • County in Arizona

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade A+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Maricopa County is located in Arizona with a population of 4,430,871. Maricopa County is one of the best places to live in Arizona. In Maricopa County, most residents own their homes. In Maricopa County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Maricopa County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Maricopa County are above average.

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Population
4,430,871

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$371,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,437
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    299.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    53.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    129.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    562.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,183.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    305.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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