If you are interested in what the 2010 Census tells us about Arizona, in general, and Maricopa County, in particular, here are some of the facts and figures presented to you in an easy-to-read and easy-to-understand format.
Race Statistics for Arizona
Am. Indian/Alaska Native: 296,529
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 12,698
Two or More Races: 218,300
Race Statistics for Maricopa County
Am. Indian/Alaska Native: 78,329
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 7,790
Two or More Races: 131,768
Cities With More Than 100,000 People
A whopping 58.3% of the people in Arizona live in a city with a population of 100,000 or more (2010). There are 10 cities in Arizona with a population over 100,000. They are Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Surprise, Tempe and Tucson. In these 10 cities, the white population is between 65.9% (Phoenix) and 89.3% (Scottsdale). The highest percentage of Black population is in Phoenix (6.5%) and second highest is in Glendale (6.0%). The highest percentage of American Indian population is in Tempe (2.9%). The highest percentage of Asian population is in Chandler (8.2%) and the second highest is in Gilbert (5.8%). The highest percentage of Hispanic/Latino population is in Tucson (41.6%) and the second highest is in Phoenix (40.8%). Glendale has the third highest percentage of Hispanic/Latino population (35.5%).
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