Population Growth by Decade,
Regions and Counties of Arizona, 1970-2015
Population Growth by County
Average Annual Percent Change, 1970-2015
Population Growth by County
Arizona:
1970-2015 = 3.03%
2015 = 1.48%
1970-1979 = 4.28%
1980-1989 = 3.22%
1990-1999 = 3.33%
2000-2009 = 2.36%
2010-2015 = 1.24%
U.S.:
1970-2015 = 1.02%
2015 = 0.79%
1970-1979 = 1.10%
1980-1989 = 0.95%
1990-1999 = 1.23%
2000-2009 = 0.95%
2010-2015 = 0.78%
View Distribution Totals as:Actual Percent
   
 
Population Growth of Arizona's 15 Counties:
Average Growth Distributions by Decade over 1970-2015
1970-2015
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999
2000-2009
2010-2015
2015
More than 2.550%
6
12
6
8
3
1
0
2.550% to 2.525%
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2.525% to 2.500%
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2.500% to 2.475%
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2.475% to 2.450%
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2.450% to 2.425%
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2.425% or Below
8
2
8
7
12
14
14
Suppressed/Undefined
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
Total
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
 
   
   
 
Arizona Population Growth by County:
Average Annual Percent Change, 1970-2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
U
1
U
1
U
1
3.44
6
0.59
12
-0.30
14
-0.80
15
 
4.76
2
7.76
2
5.35
2
5.64
1
2.89
2
0.42
8
0.69
6
 
4.08
3
6.33
3
4.65
3
4.63
2
2.63
3
0.86
5
1.55
4
 
4.03
4
2.90
12
2.61
7
4.13
4
7.34
1
2.58
1
2.54
1
 
3.28
5
4.42
4
3.74
5
3.64
5
2.39
4
1.54
3
1.91
3
 
2.75
6
3.44
11
2.28
9
4.18
3
2.21
6
0.89
4
0.39
8
 
2.71
7
3.70
8
3.91
4
2.74
7
2.23
5
-0.19
13
-0.43
11
 
2.37
8
4.27
7
2.41
8
2.24
11
1.64
7
0.58
7
0.58
7
 
2.36
9
4.36
6
2.64
6
1.94
12
1.47
8
0.69
6
1.06
5
 
1.87
10
2.79
13
2.15
10
2.42
9
1.23
9
0.07
11
-0.77
14
 
1.87
11
3.64
9
1.44
12
2.30
10
1.14
10
0.11
10
0.15
9
 
1.65
12
4.37
5
1.57
11
1.39
14
0.18
14
0.11
9
-0.53
12
 
1.63
13
3.63
10
1.24
13
1.80
13
1.11
11
-0.47
15
-0.70
13
 
1.35
14
2.37
14
0.84
14
2.57
8
0.49
13
-0.12
12
0.04
10
 
-0.07
15
1.86
15
-4.26
15
0.88
15
0.17
15
1.69
2
2.21
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.03
4.28
3.22
3.33
2.36
1.24
1.48
 
3.11
4.36
3.32
3.41
2.45
1.30
1.57
 
1.85
3.36
2.01
2.22
0.91
0.04
-0.19
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.02
1.10
0.95
1.23
0.95
0.78
0.79
 
1.12
1.11
1.11
1.33
1.06
0.92
0.92
 
0.51
1.08
0.17
0.77
0.35
-0.01
-0.01
Source: Calculations by the Arizona Regional Economic Analysis Project (AZ-REAP)
with data provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
November 2016
REAP_PI_CA1400_DECADES_102A
 
   
Population Growth by
Arizona
Average Annual Percent Change, 1970-2015
Population Growth by
Arizona
Arizona:
1970-2015 = 3.03%
2015 = 1.48%
1970-1979 = 4.28%
1980-1989 = 3.22%
1990-1999 = 3.33%
2000-2009 = 2.36%
2010-2015 = 1.24%
U.S.:
1970-2015 = 1.02%
2015 = 0.79%
1970-1979 = 1.10%
1980-1989 = 0.95%
1990-1999 = 1.23%
2000-2009 = 0.95%
2010-2015 = 0.78%
View Distribution Totals as:Actual Percent
   
 
Population Growth
by Arizona
Average Growth Distributions by Decade over 1970-2015
1970-2015
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999
2000-2009
2010-2015
2015
More than 4%
0
3
0
1
1
0
0
4% to 3%
2
1
1
2
0
0
0
3% or Below
3
1
4
3
5
6
6
Suppressed/Undefined
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
Total
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
 
   
   
 
Arizona Population Growth by Region:
Average Annual Percent Change, 1970-2015
 
Councils Of Governments Regions
 
 
3.49
2.74
2.12
3.75
6.09
2.23
2.24
 
3.28
4.42
3.74
3.64
2.39
1.54
1.91
 
2.63
4.59
2.70
2.83
1.65
0.56
0.86
 
2.37
4.27
2.41
2.24
1.64
0.58
0.58
 
1.73
3.33
1.42
2.03
1.31
-0.24
-0.53
 
U
U
U
4.77
2.44
0.61
0.48
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Metropolitan Statistical Areas
 
2.36
4.36
2.64
1.94
1.47
0.69
1.06
 
4.76
7.76
5.35
5.64
2.89
0.42
0.69
 
3.34
4.32
3.67
3.67
2.71
1.62
1.96
 
4.08
6.33
4.65
4.63
2.63
0.86
1.55
 
1.63
3.63
1.24
1.80
1.11
-0.47
-0.70
 
2.37
4.27
2.41
2.24
1.64
0.58
0.58
 
2.75
3.44
2.28
4.18
2.21
0.89
0.39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.03
4.28
3.22
3.33
2.36
1.24
1.48
 
3.11
4.36
3.32
3.41
2.45
1.30
1.57
 
1.85
3.36
2.01
2.22
0.91
0.04
-0.19
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.02
1.10
0.95
1.23
0.95
0.78
0.79
 
1.12
1.11
1.11
1.33
1.06
0.92
0.92
 
0.51
1.08
0.17
0.77
0.35
-0.01
-0.01
Source: Calculations by the Arizona Regional Economic Analysis Project (AZ-REAP)
with data provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
November 2016
REAP_PI_CA1400_DECADES_102B
 
   
A Note on Population
Attracting and retaining people to live, work, raise a family, and retire underlies the economic vitality of any region. Population growth is both a cause--and a consequence--of economic growth. Patterns of population growth and change reflect differences among regions to attract and retain people both as producers and consumers in their economy.
The data used are those compiled by the Regional Income and Product Divisions of the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Copyright © 2016. Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Analysis Project (PNREAP). All Rights Reserved.

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