Phoenix, AZ Demographic Data

Phoenix, AZ Summary

Phoenix is located in Maricopa County in Arizona
  • Population: 1,488,759
  • Area: 517.95 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 516.70 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.24 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,874.34 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,246.06 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: No

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Phoenix, AZ Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
813,257
50%
50.8
Male
801,784
50%
49.2
Total Population
1,615,040
 
323,128,000

Phoenix, AZ Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
123,263
7.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
125,261
7.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
114,487
7.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
116,535
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
116,748
7.2% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
251,243
15.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
222,452
13.8% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
205,654
12.7% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
91,121
5.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
80,496
5.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
102,589
6.4% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
45,659
2.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
19,533
1.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,178,970
73.0%
77.2
Female
599,086
50.8%
51.3
Male
579,885
49.2%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,113,420
68.9%
73.1
62 Years and over
213,206
13.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
167,781
10.4%
15.2
Female
93,290
55.6%
55.8
Male
74,491
44.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
33
0.0%
0.0

Phoenix, AZ Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,553,200
96.2% 
96.8
White
1,094,660
67.8% 
72.6
Black or African American
105,572
6.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
31,693
2.0% 
0.8
Asian
62,518
3.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
16,620
1.0% 
1.2
Chinese
10,107
0.6% 
1.3
Filipino
11,501
0.7% 
0.9
Japanese
1,492
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
3,849
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
7,825
0.5% 
0.6
Other Asian
11,124
0.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,728
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
476
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
792
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
171
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,289
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
256,025
15.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
61,843
3.8% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
707,092
43.8% 
17.8
Mexican
637,237
39.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
9,154
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
4,925
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
55,776
3.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
907,949
56.2% 
82.2

Phoenix, AZ Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
99,071
9.7% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
98,166
9.6% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
238,684
23.4% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
223,531
21.9% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
75,010
7.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
184,226
18.1% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
100,059
9.8% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
197,237
19.3%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
821,510
80.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
284,285
27.9%
31.2

Phoenix, AZ Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
492,338
39.3%
33.7%
Now Married
523,113
41.8%
47.5
Divorced
151,542
12.1%
11.0%
Separated
26,843
2.1%
2.0
Widowed
58,194
4.6
5.8%

Phoenix, AZ Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
922,676
61.9%
78.4%
Languages other than english
569,102
38.1%
21.6%
Spanish
473,157
31.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
33,216
2.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
36,575
2.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
26,154
1.8%
1.1%

Phoenix, AZ Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
43,268
7.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
28,036
5.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
53,607
9.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
56,773
10.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
82,749
14.9%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
107,334
19.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
64,435
11.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
66,445
12.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
25,474
4.6%
5.8
$200,000 or more
27,832
5.0%
6.4
Median household income
52,062
 
57,617
Per capita income
26,308
 
31,128

Phoenix, AZ Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
4,004
0.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
77,355
10.0%
9.8
Construction
59,650
7.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
149,904
19.5%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
74,117
9.6%
6.6
Information
14,244
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
54,996
7.1%
10.1
Other services except public administration
47,129
6.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
110,482
14.3%
11.4
Public administration
26,246
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
89,916
11.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
44,152
5.7%
5.2
Wholesale trade
18,047
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
73,430
9.5%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
258,037
33.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
89,769
11.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
192,042
24.9%
23.3%
Service occupations
156,964
20.4%
18.1%

Phoenix, AZ Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
758,639
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
559,294
73.7%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
102,651
13.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
22,671
3.0%
5.1
Walked
11,933
1.6%
2.7
Other means
18,952
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
43,138
5.7%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.1
 
26.6

Phoenix, AZ Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
46,756
8.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
205,310
36.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
204,211
36.7%
37.1
3 or more
99,676
17.9%
21.0

Phoenix, AZ Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
555,953
90.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
294,909
53.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
261,044
47.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
55,468
9.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.5

Phoenix, AZ Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
611,421
1 room
18,879
3.1%
2.4
2 rooms
23,736
3.9%
2.7
3 rooms
72,786
11.9%
9.1
4 rooms
109,971
18.0%
16.5
5 rooms
128,296
21.0%
19.8
6 rooms
108,249
17.7%
17.8
7 rooms
67,292
11.0%
12.0
8 rooms
44,914
7.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
37,298
6.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Phoenix, AZ Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
611,421
 
 
1-unit, detached
372,576
60.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
29,194
4.8%
5.9
2-units
7,417
1.2%
3.6
3 or 4 units
30,462
5.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
38,282
6.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
46,671
7.6%
4.4
20 or more units
67,103
11.0%
9.0
Mobile home
19,313
3.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
403
0.1%
0.1

Phoenix, AZ Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
11,637
1.9%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
16,328
2.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
61,598
10.1%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
67,220
11.0%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
123,039
20.1%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
107,856
17.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
98,650
16.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
103,141
16.9%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
15,310
2.5%
2.8%
2014 or later
6,642
1.1%
1.4%

Phoenix, AZ Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
124,828
22.5%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,851
0.5%
4.7
Electricity
417,434
75.1%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
546
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
99
0.0%
0.1
Wood
595
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
2,314
0.4%
0.1
Other fuel
548
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
6,738
1.2%
1.1

Phoenix, AZ Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
210,648
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
2,497
1.2%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
10,438
5.0%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
11,192
5.3%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
22,978
10.9%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
42,167
20.0%
20.1%
$500 to $999
44,863
21.3%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
76,513
36.3%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
93,237
44.4%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
32,284
15.4%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
22,892
10.9%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
14,485
6.9%
7.0%
35.0% or more
46,870
22.3%
21.3%
Not Computed
880
0.0%
0.0%

Phoenix, AZ Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
252,583 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
1,277
0.5%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,438
0.6%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,947
1.6%
4.4%
Less than $500
15,098
6.0%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
19,313
7.6%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
88,181
34.9%
28.3%
$500 to $999
123,329
48.8%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
8,461
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
960
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
29,202
11.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
33,723
13.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
34,860
14.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
28,356
11.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
21,969
8.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
97,683
39.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
15,251
0.0%
0.0%

Phoenix, AZ Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
294,909
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
12,808
4.3%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
24,077
8.2%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
40,829
13.8%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
59,421
20.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
68,595
23.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
60,453
20.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
24,834
8.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
3,892
1.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
213,300
 
205,000
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