Cities & States

Population: 1,514,208
Population: 528,374
Population: 458,860
Population: 250,202
Population: 234,844
Population: 230,781
Population: 227,471
Population: 169,816
Population: 163,664
Population: 123,813

Maricopa County
Population: 4,018,143
Pima County
Population: 998,537
Pinal County
Population: 389,772
Yavapai County
Population: 215,996
Mohave County
Population: 203,362
Yuma County
Population: 202,987
Coconino County
Population: 136,701
Cochise County
Population: 129,647
Navajo County
Population: 107,656
Apache County
Population: 72,124


State of Arizona Demographics

The Grand Canyon State may be shaking its image as a haven for snowbirds and retirees. It’s still hot in Arizona, but perhaps the heat is shifting, as the State makes a concerted effort to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. The Arizona Commerce Authority has made recent strides in attracting innovative startup companies such as GoDaddy, ZocDoc and others, with no plans to slow down anytime soon.

The latest employment scorecard for the State of Arizona for 2016-2017 is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Arizona’s labor force participation and unemployment rates were relatively flat from August 2016-August 2017, but its labor force had a healthy 1.88% increase over the same annual time period. You can view what jobs are available in Arizona, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings pagearizona demographics

Based on 2013 statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; administrative and waste services; and accommodation and food services, respectively.

The largest employers in the state include the State of Arizona, Wal-Mart, Banner Health, the City of Phoenix, Wells Fargo, Maricopa County, Arizona State University, Intel Corporation, JP Morgan Chase & Company, and Bank of America. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

View more Arizona demographics, largest cities and counties, news sources, investor relations sites, and a directory to the individual page for each city and county in the State of Arizona below. More employment information for the State of Arizona and each of the state’s metropolitan areas in our Employment Database.

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
20.82% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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