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Overview
Population:3,841,819
Pop. Change:25%
State: Arizona
Metro Area:Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale
County:Maricopa County
City:Phoenix, Mesa, ... 43 total
Zip Code:85225, 85032, ... 130 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Maricopa's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Profile: Regional center / Capital city  Location: South-central Arizona in a low desert valley Elevation: 1107 Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)

PROCON
Pleasant wintersIntense summer heat
EntertainmentGrowth and sprawl
Air serviceRapidly rising home prices

Interesting Facts about Maricopa County

As of 2014, Maricopa County's population is 3,841,819 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.09 percent.

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The median home cost in Maricopa County is $191,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 17.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Maricopa County's cost of living is 4.90% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Maricopa County public schools spend $9,030 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.2 students per teacher in Maricopa County.

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The unemployment rate in Maricopa County is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Maricopa County jobs have Increased by 1.99 percent.


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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Maricopa County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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