Phoenix, Arizona

Population 1,488,759

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 442 public schools in Phoenix with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Phoenix is high , and there are 2,943 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Phoenix is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Phoenix property reports are available for any property address.

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

Phoenix Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9%

Crime Rate

37.93% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 419
  • Violent Crimes: 699
  • Robbery: 189
  • Burglary: 561
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

41.25% Higher than national avg.
  • 2,943 offenders in Phoenix
  • 19.77 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,897 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 9
  • Registered Polluters: 199
  • Superfunds: 277
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,412


Moderate 3.5%
  • Arizona unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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442 Public Schools view public schools

There are 442 K-12 public schools in Phoenix, AZ and 64 private schools. Homefacts rates Phoenix's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

2,943 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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5,138 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Phoenix, AZ issued 5,138 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5,138 permits, 1608 were issued for single family homes and 3,530 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Phoenix, AZ issued 3,131 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,131 permits, 1673 were issued for single family homes and 1,458 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

2897 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (127/152)
    Phoenix, AZ has 83.55% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Phoenix, AZ is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.8 Average
    Phoenix, AZ is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 54.5°
  • February 55.12°
  • March 62.83°
  • April 69.43°
  • May 77.7°
  • June 87.66°
  • July 92.8°
  • August 91.9°
  • September 87.1°
  • October 74.55°
  • November 63.92°
  • December 53.38°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Phoenix, AZ has no risk of hurricanes.
Phoenix, AZ has a very low risk of hail storms.
Phoenix, AZ has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Phoenix, AZ: $52,062


Unemployment in Phoenix is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.57%
White Collar - 58.43%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Doug Ducey
  • Sen. Jeff Flake
  • Sen. John McCain

City Representatives

  • Ann Kirkpatrick
  • Raul Grijalva
  • David Schweikert
  • Ruben Gallego

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

238 FCC Towers view all