Population Population estimates in Maricopa County, Arizona
July 1, 2017, (2017) 4,307,033 with an increase of 73,650 from 2016
Followed by Clark County, NV and Riverside County, CA and several Texas counties, the Phoenix metro area of Maricopa County is the Bull. The 73,650 increase is an average increase of populaton of 6,138 people per month.
Why this population growth you may ask? Maricopa County is the nation's largest county and the home of Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert and Mesa Arizona among other suburban cities and towns. Phoenix is now the nation's fifth largest city and the municipal city with the largest land mass.
Excellent weather including sunny days, beautiful scenery from green mountains to sunny deserts allow residents a myriad of activities including golf, hiking, touring and more. The Maricopa County area of Phoenix has major Universities and an educated population with good employment. The Red Rock county of Sedona is only 1.5 hours away and the mile high city of Flagstaff and skiing is only 2 hours away by car.
More people are moving to Maricopa County daily especially from tax and regulation strapped California.
New homes and apartments are being built yet prices, for now, are still lower than many other US cities when compared to LA, San Francisco, Seattle and New York. Taxes are reasonable.
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