More people moved to Maricopa County than any other county in the nation last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

This is the third year in na row that the county led in growth.

The County added 81,244 people between July 2017 and July 2018. That's up from 74,000 people during the same period the year before. 

This growth helped the County maintain its rank as the forth most populous county in the country with 4,410,824 residents.The Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale was the second highest among metropolitan areas in numeric growth.