The second U.S. county for population increase was Clark County, Nevada (40,079) and finishing third was Collin County, Texas (36,997).
When comparing Arizona counties for the highest year-over-year population percentage growth, Pinal County grew by 4.2% (19,188), Maricopa County came in second at 1.9% and Yavapai County ranked third at 1.8% (4,164).
Is it any wonder why homes are selling here faster than you can say Active Listing?
Maricopa County’s explosive population growth has fueled an oversupply of buyers and it’s not likely to end soon.
Fletcher Wilcox is VP of Business Development at Grand Canyon Title Agency. He is affiliate director at the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® and has served on subcommittees for the Arizona REALTORS®.