Arizona, a southwestern U.S. state, is best known for the Grand Canyon, the mile-deep chasm carved by the Colorado River. Flagstaff, a ponderosa pine–covered mountain town, is a major gateway to the Grand Canyon. Other natural sites include Saguaro National Park, protecting cactus-filled Sonoran Desert landscape. Tucson is University of Arizona territory and home to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
The state of Arizona has a population of 6,607,174, and is formerly abbreviated as AZ. Arizona has 2,415,231 households in the state, with an average of 2.69 people living in each of them. Of the 6,607,174 people living in Arizona, 49.92% are male, 50.08% are female, 58.66% are married and 41.34% are single. 60.84% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $153,450 in the state.
Air quality in Arizona is rated at 41.4/100, and water quality at 52/100. There are 189.2 physicians in Arizona per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 9.40% in the state and the sales tax rate is 6.70%.
Average income per household in Arizona is $50,299. 11.13% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 20.14% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.60% earn more than $500,000 per year.