Last Updated: April 17, 2021


Arizona, the Grand Canyon state, is in the southwest corner of the Continental United States that attained statehood on February 14, 1912, and became the 48th States of the USA. Phoenix is the largest and capital city of Arizona. The state of Arizona is known as the grand canyon state and the copper state. The grand canyon is one of the marvellous natural wonders of the world in Arizona. Secondly, Arizona is the leading copper producer in the United States that’s why it is also known as the copper state. Shaped by the Colorado River throughout 3 to 6 million years, Arizona’s Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and one mile deep. Each year nearly 5 million people visit the spectacular Grand Canyon, National Park.

Some of the major industries that contribute to the Arizona economy are Agriculture and livestock, resources and power, manufacturing, Tourism and retirement.

If you are fond of visiting new places then Arizona is a must-visit state as there are charming tourist attractions that include the grand canyon, Sedona, Mountain Valley, Phoenix, hoover dam, Tucson and Havasu falls.  It is a fit state where you can see wonders of the nature and creations of man.

Key Facts:

  • Businesses in Arizona employed a total of 24.2 million in 2018, with average annual employment growth of 2.6%.
  • Retail trade, accommodation and food services and arts, entertainment and recreation employ a total of 788,835 people in Arizona. 
  • The top three employment sectors include Health care and social assistance, retail trade and professional, scientific, and technical services 
  • The per capita income of Arizona is 46,058 US dollar as per 2019 details.
  • The unemployment rate in Arizona is 6.9 %.