Maricopa, Arizona is located in the south part of the Greater Phoenix area and has a population of just over 45,000 people. Maricopa offers newer homes in a more affordable price range. In addition, you will find golf course homes, private gated communities, and even spacious horse property. Maricopa has a small town feel without being too small. The town offers many amenities such as shopping, recreation, and entertainment. It is a great place to live or purchase an investment or vacation home away from the hustle and bustle of the valley, while still being close enough to surrounding cities for a short commute. The schools in Maricopa are part of the Maricopa Unified School district. There are also charter schools and private schools in Maricopa.