January 3, 2018

Maricopa, Arizona

Life in Maricopa, Arizona, explained by people who’ve lived in Maricopa:



*Click here to share your experience living in Maricopa*

*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Maricopa)


Maricopa Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Maricopa?

  • That it’s a small town, good neighbors, not much crime. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • Sunsets. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • Our House. (Robert, 4 years)
  • Rural. (Doug, 8 years)
  • Small town feel. (Anne, 9 years)
  • Small town feel. (Jennifer, 9 years)
  • Small town. (Matthew, 29 years)

Maricopa Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Maricopa?

  • The train. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • How people drive. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • Traffic. (Robert, 4 years)
  • Maricopa Meadows, stray animals. (Doug, 8 years)
  • The media we have. (Anne, 9 years)
  • Traffic. (Jennifer, 9 years)
  • The town is getting bigger. (Matthew, 29 years)

Maricopa Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Maricopa?

  • Copper Sky, Ak-Chin, arcade, casino. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • Nothing- bowling and movies get annoying. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • Ultrastar, Copper Sky Park. (Robert, 4 years)
  • Rockstar Cheer, Copper Sky, Ultrastar. (Anne, 9 years)
  • Lots of parks to visit. (Jennifer, 9 years)
  • Swimming, gym. (Matthew, 29 years)

Maricopa’s Reputation

What’s Maricopa known for?

  • Being small. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • Brake lights / crazy 347 drivers. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • The casino. (Robert, 4 years)
  • Low rent housing. (Doug, 8 years)
  • Cows. (Anne, 9 years)
  • 347 traffic. (Jennifer, 9 years)
  • Being a small town and the smell. (Matthew, 29 years)

Maricopa Crime

What’s the crime like in Maricopa?

  • Kind of low, so that’s good. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • Stealing from places. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • Moderate in Meadows. (Robert, 4 years)
  • Depends on where you live. (Doug, 8 years)
  • I think it’s very low – although Rancho and Villages seem to have a lot. (Anne, 9 years)
  • Minimal. (Jennifer, 9 years)
  • It’s ok. There used to be no crime. (Matthew, 29 years)

Maricopa Advice

Any advice for people moving to Maricopa?

  • Know your train times. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • Don’t move here unless you want to be stuck on 347 and deal with crazy people. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • The schools underperform. (Robert, 4 years)
  • Don’t. (Doug, 8 years)
  • Look into everything before moving. If you can live without big box stores, and like a small town vibe, it’s perfect. (Anne, 9 years)
  • Work from home or in town. (Jennifer, 9 years)
  • Good luck on traffic. (Matthew, 29 years)

Maricopa Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Maricopa (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Fun, beautiful, nice. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • When a semi truck hit me while turning. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • Copper Sky fireworks. (Robert, 4 years)
  • My daughter is a multi-year national champion with Rockstar Cheer! (Anne, 9 years)

Maricopa’s Future

How do you think Maricopa will change over the next 10 years?

  • It will grow into a bigger town. (Yareli, 8 months)
  • Residential development growth. (Robert, 4 years)
  • More low rent families, crime and stray pets. (Doug, 8 years)
  • Not much. Maybe a few more big companies. (Anne, 9 years)
  • More business opportunities. (Jennifer, 9 years)
  • Yes. (Matthew, 29 years)

Maricopa Facts

Any other interesting facts about Maricopa?

  • Building more places in town just to make it more crowded. (Dakota, 1 year)
  • Train station. (Robert, 4 years)