Well over 4 million residents have nestled into Maricopa County, Arizona as their permanent home. The primarily urban population of 4,087,191 residents sprawl across 9,203 square miles of land complemented by an additional 21.1 square miles of water in the state’s most populous county, and the fourth most populous county in the United States. Phoenix, Arizona’s state capital and the fifth most populous in the country, is the county seat.
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Maricopa County Schools
To accommodate educating the area’s 722,891 students, 58 school districts are managing 759 schools throughout Maricopa County.
Maricopa County Transportation
Sky Harbor International Airport provides air transportation to travelers to and from Maricopa County, and there are also light rail systems in place.
Maricopa County Weather
Maricopa County receives approximately eight inches of rain each year and no snow. There are only 19 annual days with measurable precipitation. The sun shines on Arizona’s Maricopa County a total of 296 days of every year. Summer high July temperatures hover at around a toasty 106 degrees, and January lows stay well above freezing at 42 degrees.
Things to Do in Maricopa County
Maricopa County is chock full of things to do including a plethora of restaurants of every variety and flavor. There’s a multitude of retail stores, boutiques, specialty shops, and malls as well as a flurry of salons and spas. There are golf courses, public parks, museums, galleries, theaters, and all the old fashioned favorites like movies, bowling alleys, and skating rinks.
Maricopa County Real Estate
Maricopa County is comprised of 14 cities, 10 towns, 19 census-designated places, 15 unincorporated communities, and 4 tribal lands. Additionally, the county is home to nationally protected areas including parts of Desert National Monument and part of Tonto National Forest.
Residents of Maricopa County in Arizona earn annual average household incomes of around $56,004, slightly above the state average of $51,492. Homes in the area have average values of about $228,300, also above the state’s average of $194,300.