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Arizona Population 2024

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Arizona (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 2024 is estimated to be 7.46 million, ranks on 14th populous state in United State. Its area is 113,990 sq miles (295,234 sq km) ranks sixth largest. Arizona is gaining population and increased by 244,661 people since from the last census of 2020. The state capital is Phoenix, and other top cities of Arizona are Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, Gilbert town, Tempe, Peoria, Surprise and Yuma. 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 multi colored 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. Page, Tolleson, Prescott and Show Low are the most dangerous cities in Arizona State.

Population of Arizona is projected to 7.29 million in 2019 as in 2018 the total population in AZ is 7.17 million with the growth change of 1.76, According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, Arizona population in 2020 is 7,151,502 with the constant growth rate of 1.7 to 1.8%. Arizona population in 2023 is estimated to be 7.45 million, population in 2022 is estimated to be 7.3 million, and in 2021 is estimated to be 7.2 million.
YearPopulation% Change
20207,151,502census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Arizona Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Arizona by race are:

White Population

White population in Arizona are 5,277,661, percentage wise 77.50 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Arizona are 292,831, percentage wise 4.30 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Arizona, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Arizona are 213,417, percentage wise 3.13 percent are asians, out of these 51,370 are Asian Indians, 41,148 are Chinese, 39,921 are Filipinos, 9,938 are Japanese, 14,903 are Korean, 29,256 are Vietnamese and 26,881 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Arizona are 2,103,523. Percentage wise 30.89 percent are hispanics, out of these 1,884,425 are Mexican people, 43,693 are Puerto Ricans, 14,702 are Cubans, and 160,703 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

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.

Total Population6,809,946Percent
Black or African American292,8314.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native300,1824.408%
Cherokee tribal grouping3,0050.044%
Chippewa tribal grouping9130.013%
Navajo tribal grouping146,7342.155%
Sioux tribal grouping1,8360.027%
Asian Population213,4173.13%
Asian Indian51,3700.75%
Other Asian Population26,881
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13,3640.20%
Native Hawaiian4,1040.060%
Guamanian or Chamorro2,5150.037%
Other Pacific Islander4,978
Some other race474,583
Hispanic or Latino2,103,52330.89%
Puerto Rican43,6930.64%
Other Hispanic or Latino160,703

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Arizona

6Glendale, Arizona250,702
16Casa Grande57,232
17Lake Havasu55,090

Population Pyramid

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Arizona Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Arizona by age is 6,809,946, out of these 3,385,055 are male, 3,424,891 are female. The Arizona population by age are, under 15 years is 1,347,935, 15 years and over is 5,462,011, 30 years and over is 4,047,162, 65 years and over is 1,106,362 and 85 years and over is 124,621. 49.71 percent are male, 50.29 percent are female, 19.79 percent are under 15 years old, 80.21 percent are 15 years and over, 59.43 percent are 30 years and over, 16.25 percent are 65 years and over, 1.83 percent are 85 years and over. The sex ratio of Arizona is 988 (988 males per 1000 females).

Languages spoken in AZ

In Arizona, English is the official language and 73% speak English natively at home, followed by 20.5% Spanish language, 1.9% are European languages and 2% are Asian languages.
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 English4,654,60273.01
Spanish Language1,308,29320.52
European Language123,7731.94
Asian Languages128,4502.01
Other Languages160,0712.51
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Arizona Education

Arizona state Education levels of High school, College as below table.

Population 18 to 24 years671,345348,038323,307
Less than high school graduate111,07663,89147,185
High school graduate (includes equivalency)214,987120,25094,737
Some college or associates degree294,639142,818151,821
Bachelors degree or higher50,64321,07929,564
Population 25 years and over4,516,1752,210,0062,306,169
Less than 9th grade267,198133,702133,496
9th to 12th grade, no diploma342,451177,893164,558
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,091,339539,442551,897
Some college, no degree1,143,553546,792596,761
Associates degree386,977176,119210,858
Bachelors degree802,435393,357409,078
Graduate or professional degree482,222242,701239,521
High school graduate or higher2,682,4791,304,4021,378,077
Bachelors degree or higher988,880497,697491,183
Black or African178,78892,69986,089
High school graduate or higher158,92582,06976,856
Bachelors degree or higher42,16821,02721,141
American Indian or Alaska Native alone171,60781,02390,584
High school graduate or higher132,05161,49270,559
Bachelors degree or higher17,7347,18510,549
High school graduate or higher128,78059,70669,074
Bachelors degree or higher79,93138,99540,936
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8,5604,8393,721
High school graduate or higher7,5874,1783,409
Bachelors degree or higher1,571882689
Hispanic or Latino Origin1,121,876555,590566,286
High school graduate or higher756,097366,172389,925
Bachelors degree or higher136,12461,64374,481
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Population as per disability statistics as on 2017 as below.

Total civilian non-institutionalized population854,637
Black or African American34,415
American Indian and Alaska Native alone40,613
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,143
Some other race42,875
With a hearing difficulty269,434
With a vision difficulty164,712
With a cognitive difficulty303,999
With an ambulatory difficulty443,033
With a self-care difficulty156,624
With an independent living difficulty284,001

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..

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Apache County71,54571,8180.41010
Cochise County124,990126,7701.488
Coconino County141,107142,8541.277
Gila County53,62953,8890.51111
Graham County37,50138,0721.51313
Greenlee County9,4689,4830.21515
La Paz County20,73521,0981.81414
Maricopa County4,329,5804,410,8241.911
Mohave County207,114209,5501.266
Navajo County109,144110,4451.299
Pima County1,027,5021,039,0731.122
Pinal County432,114447,1383.533
Santa Cruz County46,63646,511-0.31212
Yavapai County228,055231,9931.744
Yuma County209,756212,1281.155


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