Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.
It is also part of the Western United States and of the Mountain West states.
It is the sixth largest and the 15th most populous of the 50 states.
Its capital and largest city is Phoenix.
Arizona is one of the Four Corners states.
It has borders with New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, and Mexico, and one point in common with the southwestern corner of Colorado.
Arizona's border with Mexico is 389 miles long, on the northern border of the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California.
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As of 2012, Arizona has a total population of 6,607,174 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.82%.
The median home price Arizona is $153,450 with the median age of the buyer being 20. Homes in Arizona have appreciatied over the last by -16.14%.
Public schools in Arizona spend approximately $4,566 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 18.7.
Arizona has an unemployment rate of 9.40%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -3.77% with a projected future job growth of 23.06%.
Arizona has an average commute time of 27.6 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Arizona is a 5 in violent crime and a 7 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Arizona, 44.910% of people are Democrats, 53.390% are Republicans and 1.694% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Arizona was 6,607,174. Arizona has a population density of 58 (how many people live in one square mile.
Family in Arizona
The median age in Arizona is 35.2, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.92% of the population of Arizona, while females make up 50.08% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Arizona is 2.69 people across 2,415,231. 58.66% of people are married in Arizona while 41.34% are single.
|Local Population||Arizona||United States|
|Households by Income||Arizona||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||11.13%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||10.73%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||11.56%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||16.25%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||12.06%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||11.48%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||4.66%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.38%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.60%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Arizona||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||13.53%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||19.01%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||28.24%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||1.06%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||11.01%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||11.06%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Arizona||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-3.77%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||23.06%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$24,941||$26,372|
As of 2012, Arizona consisted of 26.18% renters and 60.84% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -16.14% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Arizona Housing||Arizona||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$153,450||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||20||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$7.93||$11.20|
|Arizona Homes by Value||Arizona||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||2.91%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||2.65%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||2.67%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||3.32%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||4.11%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||17.12%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||20.01%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||24.82%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||9.89%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||5.09%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||4.53%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||1.38%||2.07%|
|Arizona Homes by Year Built||Arizona||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||1.67%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||1.76%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||5.47%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||8.15%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||17.94%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||19.35%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||7.97%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||10.34%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||27.35%||15.21%|
38.76% of the people in Arizona declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Arizona Religions||Arizona||United States|