Arizona vs. Colorado

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)7,278,7175,758,736
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)13.9%14.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)6,392,2885,029,319
Population, Census, April 1, 20106,392,0175,029,196
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.9%22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.5%14.2%
Female persons, percent50.3%49.6%
White alone, percent82.8%87.1%
Black or African American alone, percent5.1%4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent5.3%1.6%
Asian alone, percent3.7%3.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.3%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent2.9%3.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent31.6%21.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent54.4%67.9%
Veterans, 2014-2018487,684375,746
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201813.4%9.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)3,035,6692,424,051
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201863.6%64.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$209,600$313,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,394$1,681
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$406$458
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,009$1,196
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201320.7%25.9%
Building permits, 201841,66442,627
Households, 2014-20182,524,3002,113,387
Persons per household, 2014-20182.692.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201882.2%81.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201827.2%17.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.9%92.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201881.8%85.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201886.8%91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201828.9%40.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.6%7.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent12.7%8.6%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.2%67.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.5%62.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)13,996,63513,617,654
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)37,055,88129,488,161
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)51,243,47350,447,098
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)69,437,27277,034,971
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)84,716,54267,815,200
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$12,927$13,073
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201825.325.5
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$56,213$68,811
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,265$36,415
Persons in poverty, percent14.0%9.6%
Total employer establishments, 2017143,306169,842
Total employment, 20172,448,5382,371,694
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)113,490,959126,786,000
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.9%2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017485,984517,350
All firms, 2012499,926547,352
Men-owned firms, 2012245,243284,554
Women-owned firms, 2012182,425194,508
Minority-owned firms, 2012135,31385,849
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012344,981442,365
Veteran-owned firms, 201246,78051,722
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012427,582469,524
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%1.7%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%2.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200710.7%6.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.1%29.2%
Population per square mile, 201056.348.5
Land area in square miles, 2010113,594.08103,641.89

Source: United States Census Bureau

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