Last Week Arizona Celebrated 111 Years of Statehood
Sections    Friday March 24th, 2023

Last Week Arizona Celebrated 111 Years of Statehood

  • |
  • United States Census Bureau   |  

2020 Census State Profile With Picture Of Cactus

Last week on Feb. 14, 2023, Arizona celebrated 111 years of statehood. Explore Census Bureau data about Arizona as we celebrate the anniversary. Learn more about the state using 2020 Census data, geographic profiles from, and other interactive data tools.

Arizona’s population was more than 7 million in 2020, up 11.9% since 2010.

The results of the 2020 Census show that:

  • The total population of Arizona was 7,151,502 – an increase of 11.9% from 2010
  • 2,192,253 or 30.7% of people in Arizona reported Hispanic or Latino origin – an increase of 15.7% from 2010

Arizona is the 6th largest state by area and was the 48th state to join the Union. Learn more about the geography and history of Arizona.

🔎 Did You Know?

🌵 The state flower is the Blossom of the Saguaro Cactus.

  The state nickname is the Grand Canyon State.

🌇 The largest city is Phoenix.

Explore our State Facts for Students tool to learn more about Arizona and test your knowledge of Census Bureau data with interactive trivia games from the Statistics in Schools team.

Check out these interactive data tools that the Census Bureau offers.