Arizona PopulationArizona (U.S. state abbreviation is 'AZ') is the south-western state of United States, borders Utah to the north, New Mexico to the east, Los Angeles to the west, Mexico to the south. Arizona population in 2020 is estimated to be 7.4 million, ranks on 14th populous state in United State. Its area is 113,990 sq miles (295,234 sq km) ranks 6th largest. The state capital is Phoenix, and other top cities of Arizona are Tucson, Mesa, Chandler and Glendale. Arizona name is originated from the Spanish word 'Arizonac', which mean "place of the young spring. The Hopi Indians of Arizona, who are native americans are noted for growing their multicolored corn. Grand Canyon National Park is in Arizona, is home to Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Shaped bridge with an beautiful view near Grand Canyon. Arizona's most abundant mineral is copper, there are 27 major copper mines in Arizona state.
Arizona Population by Race & Groups
In Arizona state 64.4% belongs to White Americans, followed by 25.6% are Hispanic/Latino, 3.6% are African Americans, 3.7% are American Indian and Alaska Natives, 2.6% are Asians.
Asian population is 213,417 people in Arizona, out of these 51,370 are Asian Indians, 41,145 are Chinese, 39,921 are Filipionos, 9,938 are Japanese, 14,903 are Koreans and 29,256 are Vietnamese.
American Indian and Alaska Native are 300,182, 3,005 are Cherokee tribals, 913 are Chippewa tribals, 146,734 are Navajo tribal group and 1,836 are Sioux tribals. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders are 13,364, out of these 4,104 are Native Hawaiian, 2,515are Guamanian/Chamorro, 1,767 are Samoans.
2,103,523 belongs to Hispanic/Latino group, out of these 1,884,425 are Mexicans, 43,693 are Puerto Ricans, 14,702 are Cubans.
|Black or African American||292,831||4.30%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||300,182||4.408%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||3,005||0.044%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||913||0.013%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||146,734||2.155%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||1,836||0.027%|
|Other Asian Population||26,881|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||13,364||0.20%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||2,515||0.037%|
|Other Pacific Islander||4,978|
|Some other race||474,583|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,103,523||30.89%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||160,703|
Top Cities of Arizona
Languages spoken in AZ
Out of 128,450 Asian language speakers, 11,436 Hindi, 3,942 Gujarati, 2,304 Urdu, 2,687 Punjabi, 2,461 Bengali, 5,151 Nepali/Marathi, 4,740 speak Telugu language, 5,238 Tamil, 3.376 Malayalam/Kannada speakers.
Statistics of Mid and East Asia, 31,733 speak Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese, 7,013 Japanese, 9,852 Korean, 104 Hmong, 23,423 Vietnamese, 1,824 Khmer, 4,441 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai, 24,419 are Tagalog speakers.
Statistics of Middle east languages, 24,275 are Arabic, 2,540 Hebrew. Regarding African language speakers, 9,283 speak Amharic/Somali, 3,856 Yoruba/Twi/Igbo, 6,124 are Swahili speakers at home.
|Speak only English||4,654,602||73.01|
Arizona state Education levels of High school, College as below table.
|Population 18 to 24 years||671345||348038||323307|
|Less than high school graduate||111076||63891||47185|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||214987||120250||94737|
|Some college or associates degree||294639||142818||151821|
|Bachelors degree or higher||50643||21079||29564|
|Population 25 years and over||4516175||2210006||2306169|
|Less than 9th grade||267198||133702||133496|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||342451||177893||164558|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||1091339||539442||551897|
|Some college, no degree||1143553||546792||596761|
|Graduate or professional degree||482222||242701||239521|
|High school graduate or higher||2682479||1304402||1378077|
|Bachelors degree or higher||988880||497697||491183|
|Black or African||178788||92699||86089|
|High school graduate or higher||158925||82069||76856|
|Bachelors degree or higher||42168||21027||21141|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||171607||81023||90584|
|High school graduate or higher||132051||61492||70559|
|Bachelors degree or higher||17734||7185||10549|
|High school graduate or higher||128780||59706||69074|
|Bachelors degree or higher||79931||38995||40936|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||8560||4839||3721|
|High school graduate or higher||7587||4178||3409|
|Bachelors degree or higher||1571||882||689|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||1121876||555590||566286|
|High school graduate or higher||756097||366172||389925|
|Bachelors degree or higher||136124||61643||74481|
Population as per disability statistics as on 2017 as below.
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||854637|
|Black or African American||34415|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||40613|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1143|
|Some other race||42875|
|With a hearing difficulty||269434|
|With a vision difficulty||164712|
|With a cognitive difficulty||303999|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||443033|
|With a self-care difficulty||156624|
|With an independent living difficulty||284001|
Counties of Arizona
Arizona state is divided into 15 counties, Maricopa is the largest county with 4.4 million inhabitants, followed by Pima with 1 million, pinal with 447,138 and Yavapai with 231,993 people.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|La Paz County||20,735||21,098||1.8||14||14|
|Santa Cruz County||46,636||46,511||-0.3||12||12|
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