The U. S. Census Bureau has released detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to state leaders in Arizona These data provide the first look at population counts for small areas and race, Hispanic origin, voting age and housing unit data released from the 2010 Census. The data is now available on American FactFinder, the Census Bureau's online data search tool.
Data for Arizona show that the five most populous incorporated places and their 2010 Census counts are Phoenix, 1,445,632; Tucson, 520,116; Mesa, 439,041; Chandler, 236,123; and Glendale, 226,721. Phoenix grew by 9.4 percent since the 2000 Census. Tucson grew by 6.9 percent, Mesa grew by 10.8 percent, Chandler grew by 33.7 percent, and Glendale grew by 3.6 percent.
The largest county is Maricopa, with a population of 3,817,117. Its population grew by 24.2 percent since 2000. The other counties in the top five include Pima, with a population of 980,263 (increase of 16.2 percent); Pinal, 375,770 (increase of 109.1 percent); Yavapai, 211,033 (increase of 26.0 percent)
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