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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Maricopa County, Arizona)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 501,475

Renter-occupied housing units : 162,601

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 37,852

Renter-occupied housing units : 41,032

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 79,412

Renter-occupied housing units : 105,958

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 245,354

Renter-occupied housing units : 244,431


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Maricopa County, Arizona)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 86,282

Householder 35 to 44 years : 131,574

Householder 45 to 54 years : 161,847

Householder 55 to 59 years : 71,148

Householder 60 to 64 years : 61,763

Householder 65 to 74 years : 79,976

Householder 75 years and over : 33,115

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 11,272

Householder 35 to 44 years : 15,610

Householder 45 to 54 years : 28,829

Householder 55 to 59 years : 19,078

Householder 60 to 64 years : 27,871

Householder 65 to 74 years : 63,495

Householder 75 years and over : 72,233


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(Maricopa County, Arizona)

Less than $100 : 315

$100 to $149 : 126

$150 to $199 : 36

$200 to $249 : 181

$250 to $299 : 145

$300 to $349 : 607

$350 to $399 : 1,122

$400 to $449 : 3,168

$450 to $499 : 5,152

$500 to $549 : 4,769

$550 to $599 : 5,577

$600 to $649 : 5,269

$650 to $699 : 4,802

$700 to $749 : 4,605

$750 to $799 : 4,610

$800 to $899 : 8,263

$900 to $999 : 4,485

$1,000 to $1,249 : 8,567

$1,250 to $1,499 : 2,483

$1,500 to $1,999 : 2,515

$2,000 or more : 3,337


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Maricopa County, Arizona)

Less than 10.0 percent : 14,399

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 45,627

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 65,822

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 72,671

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 58,432

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 46,560

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 35,374

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 48,872

50.0 percent or more : 129,217

Not computed : 37,048


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Maricopa County, Arizona)

Built 2010 or later : $251,100

Built 2000 to 2009 : $203,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $216,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $155,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $125,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $118,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $121,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $113,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $139,300


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Maricopa County, Arizona: 66.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Arizona: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Maricopa County, Arizona

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 35,452 35,452 $4,667,729,679
  Two Family 51 102 $8,221,424
  Three and Four Family 88 325 $30,520,581
  Five or More Family 663 8,176 $437,295,215
  Total

36,254 44,055 $5,143,766,899
2000        
  Single Family 31,768 31,768 $4,323,638,158
  Two Family 76 152 $18,169,541
  Three and Four Family 162 610 $58,603,082
  Five or More Family 870 10,240 $625,121,106
  Total

32,876 42,770 $5,025,531,887
2001        
  Single Family 33,889 33,889 $4,982,517,069
  Two Family 90 180 $14,977,960
  Three and Four Family 116 417 $36,887,832
  Five or More Family 552 8,067 $456,549,115
  Total

34,647 42,553 $5,490,931,976
2002        
  Single Family 35,275 35,275 $5,391,150,093
  Two Family 50 100 $8,217,938
  Three and Four Family 78 294 $18,584,846
  Five or More Family 499 7,343 $437,823,356
  Total

35,902 43,012 $5,855,776,233
2003        
  Single Family 40,106 40,106 $6,562,615,461
  Two Family 59 118 $9,114,249
  Three and Four Family 151 492 $41,218,179
  Five or More Family 403 6,520 $416,395,724
  Total

40,719 47,236 $7,029,343,613
2004        
  Single Family 46,472 46,472 $7,976,914,594
  Two Family 136 272 $27,221,214
  Three and Four Family 301 1,062 $96,776,663
  Five or More Family 469 6,198 $408,245,884
  Total

47,378 54,004 $8,509,158,355
2005        
  Single Family 49,012 49,012 $7,872,681,875
  Two Family 71 142 $18,526,111
  Three and Four Family 148 501 $56,077,941
  Five or More Family 440 7,401 $536,342,436
  Total

49,671 57,056 $8,483,628,363
2006        
  Single Family 27,748 27,748 $5,715,727,879
  Two Family 59 118 $19,952,464
  Three and Four Family 404 1,337 $147,631,238
  Five or More Family 427 6,461 $726,884,882
  Total

28,638 35,664 $6,610,196,463


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Maricopa County, AZ): $45,358
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arizona): $40,558


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Maricopa County): $122,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arizona): $109,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Maricopa County, Arizona

Utility Gas: 28.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.2%
Electricity: 69.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Maricopa County, Arizona

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 35.25%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.46%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 15.04%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.68%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 23.05%
  • Military quarters : 1.23%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.29%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Maricopa County): $666
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arizona): $619
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Maricopa County): $896


(updated 2010)



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