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
776,168
50%
50.8
Male
786,833
50%
49.2
Total Population
1,563,000
 
321,419,000

Phoenix, AZ Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
113,199
7.2% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
116,087
7.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
115,012
7.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
105,453
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
117,604
7.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
244,164
15.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
223,526
14.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
200,680
12.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
88,421
5.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
76,957
4.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
96,360
6.2% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
45,934
2.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
19,604
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,152,270
73.7%
77.1
Female
581,043
50.4%
51.4
Male
571,225
49.6%
48.6
21 Years and over
1,089,470
69.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
206,720
13.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
161,898
10.4%
14.9
Female
91,163
56.3%
55.9
Male
70,735
43.7%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Phoenix, AZ Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,511,640
96.7% 
96.9
White
1,119,490
71.6% 
73.1
Black or African American
110,408
7.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
31,203
2.0% 
0.8
Asian
51,845
3.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
13,078
0.8% 
1.2
Chinese
8,606
0.6% 
1.3
Filipino
7,930
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
1,762
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
3,791
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
7,808
0.5% 
0.5
Other Asian
8,870
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,672
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
719
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
144
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
485
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,324
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
196,022
12.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
51,363
3.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
669,914
42.9% 
17.6
Mexican
608,874
39.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
8,584
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
6,275
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
46,181
3.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
893,087
57.1% 
82.4

Phoenix, AZ Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
98,676
9.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
98,619
9.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
245,300
24.6% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
212,597
21.4% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
75,292
7.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
171,982
17.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
93,180
9.4% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
197,295
19.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
798,351
80.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
265,162
26.7%
30.6

Phoenix, AZ Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
485,136
39.8%
33.5%
Now Married
496,959
40.8%
47.5
Divorced
156,486
12.8%
11.0%
Separated
25,233
2.1%
2.1
Widowed
54,889
4.5
5.8%

Phoenix, AZ Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
904,870
62.4%
78.5%
Languages other than english
544,932
37.6%
21.5%
Spanish
455,844
31.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
34,505
2.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
31,190
2.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
23,393
1.6%
1.0%

Phoenix, AZ Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
47,317
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
26,716
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
60,140
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
60,797
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
77,536
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
95,388
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
56,454
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
60,924
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
24,176
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
24,751
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
48,452
 
55,775
Per capita income
25,222
 
29,979

Phoenix, AZ Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
3,604
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
81,230
11.2%
9.8
Construction
55,549
7.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
138,835
19.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
70,836
9.8%
6.5
Information
16,109
2.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
56,286
7.7%
10.3
Other services except public administration
36,059
5.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
101,178
13.9%
11.3
Public administration
25,136
3.5%
4.6
Retail trade
83,138
11.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
37,373
5.1%
5.1
Wholesale trade
21,041
2.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
72,927
10.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
234,898
32.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
83,500
11.5%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
189,629
26.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
145,420
20.0%
18.0%

Phoenix, AZ Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
717,880
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
538,100
75.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
87,096
12.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
25,382
3.5%
5.2
Walked
13,141
1.8%
2.8
Other means
15,994
2.2%
1.8
Worked at home
38,167
5.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.0
 
26.0

Phoenix, AZ Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
48,503
9.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
202,750
38.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
196,696
36.8%
37.2
3 or more
86,250
16.1%
20.3

Phoenix, AZ Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
534,199
89.2%
87.7
Owner Occupied
268,992
50.4%
63.0
Renter Occupied
265,207
49.6%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
64,965
10.8%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Phoenix, AZ Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
599,164
1 room
17,715
3.0%
2.3
2 rooms
21,848
3.6%
2.5
3 rooms
86,176
14.4%
9.0
4 rooms
106,123
17.7%
16.6
5 rooms
121,316
20.2%
20.0
6 rooms
102,268
17.1%
17.9
7 rooms
70,465
11.8%
12.1
8 rooms
39,438
6.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
33,815
5.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Phoenix, AZ Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
599,164
 
 
1-unit, detached
359,669
60.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
21,378
3.6%
5.8
2-units
11,800
2.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
29,131
4.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
36,460
6.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
57,582
9.6%
4.6
20 or more units
63,629
10.6%
8.8
Mobile home
18,733
3.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
782
0.1%
0.1

Phoenix, AZ Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
11,868
2.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
15,672
2.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
65,581
10.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
69,389
11.6%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
117,271
19.6%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
103,395
17.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
97,188
16.2%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
105,523
17.6%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
10,524
1.8%
2.5%
2014 or later
2,753
0.5%
0.5%

Phoenix, AZ Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
123,248
23.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,945
0.6%
4.7
Electricity
400,115
74.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
300
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
226
0.0%
0.1
Wood
497
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
1,351
0.3%
0.1
Other fuel
328
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
5,189
1.0%
1.2

Phoenix, AZ Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
194,677
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
2,714
1.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
8,933
4.6%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
9,868
5.1%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
22,507
11.6%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
39,934
20.5%
20.3%
$500 to $999
43,254
22.2%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
67,467
34.7%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
86,747
45.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
26,945
14.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
20,090
10.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
14,723
7.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
43,919
22.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
2,253
NR
NR

Phoenix, AZ Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
256,672 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
702
0.3%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,102
0.4%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,676
1.4%
4.1%
Less than $500
15,584
6.1%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
18,545
7.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
84,256
32.8%
27.9%
$500 to $999
132,807
51.7%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
8,535
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
922
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
26,293
10.7%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
33,036
13.5%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
34,374
14.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
29,368
12.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
22,642
9.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
99,526
40.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
19,968
NR
NR

Phoenix, AZ Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
268,992
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
13,319
5.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
30,535
11.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
42,689
15.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
47,416
17.6%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
57,326
21.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
52,605
19.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
20,987
7.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
4,115
1.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
200,800
 
194,500
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