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Arizona Statistics

Taking a Look at Census 2010


Race Statistics For Arizona

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

White: 4,667,121

Black: 259,008

Am. Indian/Alaska Native: 296,529

Asian: 176,695

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 12,698

Other: 761,716

Two or More Races: 218,300

Hispanic/Latino: 1,895,149

Race Statistics for Maricopa County

White: 2,786,781

Black: 190,519

Am. Indian/Alaska Native: 78,329

Asian: 132,225

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 7,790

Other: 489,705

Two or More Races: 131,768

Hispanic/Latino: 1,128,741

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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