Phoenix, Arizona

Current Temperature ° Population 1,488,759

Homefacts City Report

Phoenix is located in Maricopa County, AZ. The population is 1,488,759, making Phoenix the largest city in Maricopa County and the largest city in the state of Arizona.

There are 441 public schools in Phoenix with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Phoenix is high, and there are 1,459 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Phoenix is moderate and the median home sales price is $179,000.

Cities near Phoenix include Glendale, Paradise Valley and Sun City.

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 53.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 26.7%

Crime Rate

4.93% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 484
  • Violent Crimes: 637
  • Robbery: 237
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

1,459 Found
  • 9.80 offenders/10,000 residents
  • 30.29% LOWER than the national average

Real Estate

Median List Price $200,000
  • Median Sales Price: $179,000
  • Foreclosures: 5,813
  • Homes For Sale: 5,098
  • Homes For Rent: 1,222

Environmental Hazards

3,735 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 10
  • Registered Polluters: 1,034
  • Superfunds: 279
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,412

Unemployment

Moderate 6.0%
  • Arizona unemployment average: 6.8%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%