In order to honor the past while moving into the future of rapid growth, the City has developed a vision for itself in the year 2025: The City of Maricopa is known as “a community with a heart” with a conscience for taking care of its people, its land and all its resources. Maricopa offers educational excellence; is family-oriented with safe neighborhoods and many recreational and cultural opportunities. A strong business community is anchored by a diverse employment base that providesĀ a balance between housing and jobs. Maricopa has a unique small-town feel, reflective of its agricultural roots and western heritage.

  • Region: 20 miles south of Phoenix
  • Size: Approximately 45 square miles
  • Residential Population: 33,000
  • Number of Businesses: 350
  • Average Household Income: $75,000
  • Education: 61% hold a bachelors degree or higher
  • Libraries: 1
  • Golf Courses: 2
  • Parks: 1
  • Annual Events: Founder’s Day, Salsa Festival, Holiday Homes on Parade, Stagecoach Days, Parent-Child Fishing Derby, Great American Barbecue