Population of Arizona 2021
In Arizona, there are 6,392,017 people (as of Census 2010), of which 76.9% White, 4.5% Native American, 3.4% black or African American and 2.3% Asian Americans. 29.2% describe themselves as Hispanics or Latinos regardless of race.
The most common ancestry of the population of Arizona in 2009 were Mexican (27.4%), German (16%), Irish (10.8%), English (10.1%) and Italian (4.6%). In particular, the southern and central districts are mainly Mexican, while the northern districts are largely populated by descendants of British immigrants and the northeast has the largest proportion of Indian residents.
Since 2003, the Hispanic (Latin American) population has given birth to more children than the non-Hispanic population, and it is expected that Latin Americans will make up the majority of the population by 2035.
Four fifths of the population of Arizona describe themselves as Christian, with Catholics and Protestants strongly represented and Mormons also have a not insignificant proportion.
The religious communities with the largest membership in 2000 were the Catholic Church with 974,883, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with 251,974 and the Southern Baptist Convention with 138,516 followers.
Top Counties by Population in Arizona
|Rank||County Name||Population||Population Density (per km²)|
|12||Santa Cruz County||46,509||14.51|
|14||La Paz County||21,119||1.81|