The county seat of Maricopa County, Arizona, is Phoenix, and its coordinates are 33?27?N 112?04?W. This puts the city roughly in south central Arizona. Phoenix is also the state capital of Arizona, and the state capital with the largest population. The estimated population of Phoenix as of 2013 was 1,513,367.
The land area of Phoenix as of 2010 was 516.70 square miles, with just under 3,000 people per square mile. Most residents of Phoenix are high school graduates, and about 55.5 percent own their homes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The median household income between 2009 and 2013 was $47,139, and each household had 2.81 people living in it.