Maricopa, AZ - Community Information
Maricopa offers residents and businesses the experience of a small-town atmosphere that is within a short distance to two major metropolitan areas. Maricopa is Arizona’s 88th municipality, incorporated on October 15, 2003.The City’s population is 43,482, according to the 2010 Census. That is a 4081% increase over 2000 Census numbers. Maricopa is approximately 45 square miles, with a planning area of 278 square miles. The average household income in Maricopa is $75,000; this is among the highest in the state of Arizona. Approximately 88% of adult residents have some post-high school education and 47% hold a bachelor’s degree or graduate degree. If you would like more information about a particular neighborhood, click here to request a custom report.
Living in Maricopa
Maricopa is a small, bedroom community just outside of the Phoenix Valley (average drive time is 20 minutes). Each year our city is growing in population which brings in more things for our residents to improve their quality of life. If you would like a new resident package, you can request one from the City of Maricopa:
MEDICAL & URGENT CARE (a Hospital is coming soon):
Working in Maricopa
The largest employers in and adjacent to the City of Maricopa are:
The closest areas for people to work outside of Maricopa are Casa Grande and Chandler.
Playing in Maricopa
Our local Parks, Sports and Recreation is a great place for activities indoors and outside.
Our city has two large parks: Copper Sky Multi-Generational Center and Pacana Park. The 140-acre Copper Sky Recreation Complex includes a multi-generational and aquatics center, park facilities and lake, baseball/softball fields, multipurpose fields, and many other park amenities. Pacana Park is an approximately 28-acres facility that features amenities for the entire family to enjoy. The park is located at 19000 North Porter Road.Looking for an entertainment venue all under one roof, check out the UltraStar Multitainment Center at Ak-Chin next to Harrah's Casino. It has movie theaters with Star-Class seating, 3 restaurants, Bowling, Games, and Laser Tag!
The Arts in Maricopa - The City of Maricopa has a newly formed ARTS Council; its purpose is to celebrate, promote, and put in sensible ordering its many and varied ARTS events already in place and inaugurate new ones. The ARTS Calender
Special City Events: The City of Maricopa enjoys providing
fun, safe and affordable opportunities for residents of all ages. Maricopa
hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Whether you prefer to
sample delicious salsas at the annual Salsa Festival, catch a movie under the
stars at Movies in the Park or celebrate Maricopa’s beginning at Stagecoach
Days, we have something planned for you and your family!