As of 2019, the population of Maricopa was estimated at 52,127 people. The city covers nearly 32 square miles, all of which is land. Most of the city is flat, although mountain ranges are present within 20 miles.
If you live in Maricopa, you will experience hot summers and mild winters. During the warmest months of the year, the highs in Maricopa are above 100 and the nighttime lows will be high 60s and 70s. During the coolest months of the year, Maricopa’s high temperatures are in the high 60s and 70s, while nighttime lows fall to the mid 30s and 40s.
As of the most recent recorded census, approximately 70 percent of the population of Maricopa was white. Nearly 10 percent of the population was black, and a little over 4 percent was Asian. Nearly 1 in 4 people in the city identify as Hispanic. People of all ages live in Maricopa, with nearly one-third of the population under the age of 18, 40 percent between the ages of 18 and 44 and the remainder of the population aged 45 or older.
The majority of Maricopa is served by the Maricopa Unified School District. Charter schools are also available in the area. For post-secondary education, residents can visit Central Arizona College. Several parks are available for recreation in the Maricopa area, including Maricopa Lake Park and Jane Askew Memorial Park. Residents and visitors to this city can also enjoy golf, hang gliding, gambling and visits to the Dwarf Car museum.