Arizona: Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Area, 113,909 sq mi (295,024 sq km). Pop. (2020) 7,151,502, a 13.9% increase since the 2010 census. As of the 2020 census, the state's population was: White alone, 82.6%; Black alone, 5.2%; Hispanic or Latino, 31.7%; American Indian and Alaska native alone, 15.6%; Asian alone, 6.5%; Two or More Races, 2.9%. Capital and largest city, Phoenix. Statehood, Feb. 14, 1912 (48th state). Highest pt., Humphreys Peak, 12,633 ft (3,853 m); lowest pt., Colorado River, 70 ft (21 m). Nickname, Grand Canyon State, Copper State. Motto, Ditat Deus [God Enriches]. State bird, cactus wren. State flower, blossom of the saguaro cactus. State tree, paloverde. Abbr., Ariz.; AZ

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