Arizona vs. Utah

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)7,278,7173,205,958
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)13.9%16.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)6,392,2882,763,891
Population, Census, April 1, 20106,392,0172,763,885
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%8.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.9%29.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.5%11.1%
Female persons, percent50.3%49.6%
White alone, percent82.8%90.7%
Black or African American alone, percent5.1%1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent5.3%1.5%
Asian alone, percent3.7%2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.3%1.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.9%2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent31.6%14.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent54.4%78.0%
Veterans, 2014-2018487,684123,339
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201813.4%8.4%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)3,035,6691,108,763
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201863.6%69.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$209,600$256,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,394$1,497
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$406$418
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,009$988
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201320.7%21.4%
Building permits, 201841,66425,574
Households, 2014-20182,524,300957,619
Persons per household, 2014-20182.693.13
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201882.2%82.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201827.2%15.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.9%94.4%
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%92.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201828.9%33.3%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.6%6.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent12.7%10.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.2%67.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.5%60.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)13,996,6354,789,281
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)37,055,88114,521,857
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)51,243,47350,046,429
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)69,437,27230,927,885
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)84,716,54238,024,486
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$12,927$13,317
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201825.321.7
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$56,213$68,374
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,265$28,239
Persons in poverty, percent14.0%9.0%
Total employer establishments, 2017143,30680,140
Total employment, 20172,448,5381,282,455
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)113,490,95958,191,764
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.9%3.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017485,984236,794
All firms, 2012499,926251,419
Men-owned firms, 2012245,243132,163
Women-owned firms, 2012182,42576,269
Minority-owned firms, 2012135,31324,423
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012344,981218,826
Veteran-owned firms, 201246,78018,754
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012427,582219,807
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.0%0.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%1.9%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.3%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200710.7%3.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.1%24.9%
Population per square mile, 201056.333.6
Land area in square miles, 2010113,594.0882,169.62

Source: United States Census Bureau

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