AZ Business Journal – Maricopa County tops national growth charts

The Business Journal of
Phoenix – 9:08 PM MST Wednesday, March 21, 2007


Maricopa County gained 696,000 residents between 2000 and 2006, the largest numerical increase of the nation’s 3,141 counties, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Maricopa County has 3.8 million residents, making it the nation’s fourth largest county, according to the Census Bureau announcement. “Maricopa‘s growth has been remarkable, adding nearly 3 million residents since the 1970 census,” said Census Bureau Director Louis KincannonHarris County, Texas, had the second largest numeric increase between 2000 and 2006 at 486,000 with a total population of 3.9 million.

Riverside and Los Angeles in California and Clark County, Nev. rounded out the top five county gains.  

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