By Katie Sawyer | Maricopa Monitor
MARICOPA — The latest figures on business growth throughout Arizona show that Pinal County, and specifically Maricopa, has climbed the charts in the past three years.
According to financial technology company SmartAsset, Pinal County ranks second in business growth among Arizona counties experiencing, falling just behind Maricopa County.
Maricopa County stands at 6.1% business growth over a three-year period from 2017-19, while Pinal County sits at 5.3%. To get this number, SmartAsset looked at data from the United States Census Bureau 2017 American Community Study, U.S. economic analysis and building permit surveys.