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Capital City:
Phoenix
State FLower:
Saguaro Cactus Blossom
State Bird:
Cactus Wren
State #48 Admitted to Union:
February 14, 1912

People Facts Arizona USA
Population, 2010 6,392,017 308,745,538
Population, 2000 5,130,632 281,421,906
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 25.1% 23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 14.2% 13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2011 50.3% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2011 84.6% 78.1%
Black persons, percent, 2011 4.5% 13.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 57.4% 63.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 85.0% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 26.3% 27.9%
Housing units, 2011 2,864,335 132,312,404
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 67.4% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $215,000 $188,400
Households, 2006-2010 2,326,468 114,235,996
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $25,680 $27,334
Median household income 2006-2010 $50,448 $51,914
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 15.3% 13.8%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 131,849 7,396,628
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 2,065,224 111,970,095
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 395,995 22,110,628
Total number of firms, 2007 491,529 27,092,908
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 28.1% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 57,977,827 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 57,573,459 4,174,286,516
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 86,758,801 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $13,637 $12,990
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 113,594.08 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile, 2010 56.3 87.4




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