Located 30 minutes south of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Maricopa’s family-oriented ambiance, housing affordability and community safety attract new residents at an incredible rate. Over the last decade, it has transformed from a quiet town of just over 5,000 residents to a bustling city of more than 48,000.
Home to the USDA and University of Arizona’s agricultural research centers, Maricopa has become a leader in the agri-tech industry.
Maricopa has been Arizona’s fastest growing community since incorporating in 2003.
Maricopa has a One Stop Shop development center and a Fast Track Permitting Program.
Nearly 40% of residents have a college degree.
Up to 55 freight trains operate daily through Maricopa along Union Pacific Railroad’s Sunset Route.
The city of Maricopa encompasses 45 square miles, with a total planning area of 278 square miles.
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