Phoenix, Arizona Census Data & Community Profile

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Phoenix GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Phoenix, AZ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Phoenix, AZ was 1,321,045.

Phoenix Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Phoenix was 671,760, which represents 50.9 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Phoenix, AZ
There are an estimated 261,399 married men in the town. 51.9 percent of men over 15 years old in Phoenix are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Phoenix is 649,285 which is 49.1 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Phoenix, Arizona
There are an estimated 245,980 married women in the community. 50.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Phoenix, AZ
The median age of people living in Phoenix, AZ was 30.7 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Phoenix was 114,516. There were 938,610 people above the age of 18, which represents 71.1 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 8.1 percent of the population (106,795) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Phoenix, AZ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Phoenix, AZ was 1,277,769.

White Population in Phoenix, AZ
The estimated White population in the Phoenix community is 938,853, which is 71.1 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Phoenix, Arizona
The estimated Black/African American population is 67,416, which is 5.1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Phoenix, AZ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Phoenix, AZ was 26,696.

Asian Population in Phoenix, Arizona
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 26,449.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Phoenix, AZ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Phoenix was an estimated 1,766.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 216,589, while those of “two or more races” was 43,276 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Phoenix community was 449,972, or 34.1 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Phoenix, AZ
The household population number in Phoenix was 1,298,577.

Group Quarters Population in Phoenix, AZ
Group Quarters population in the community was 22,468.

Average Household Size in Phoenix, AZ
The average household size in Phoenix is 2.79 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.39 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Phoenix, AZ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 495,832 total housing units in Phoenix.

The number of occupied housing units was 465,834, or 93.9 of the total units in town. Of these, 282,670 were owner-occupied (60.7), and 183,164 were renter-occupied (39.3, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 29,998 vacant homes in Phoenix at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Phoenix, Arizona
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 250,050, with a median value in dollars of 112,600.

Monthly Owner Costs in Phoenix, AZ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,021 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Phoenix, average costs per month were $303 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 609,329 people in the community had a high school degree, or 76.6 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Phoenix, Arizona
180,443 people in Phoenix also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 22.7 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Phoenix, AZ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Phoenix was 108,747, or 11.6 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Phoenix, AZ
In 2000, there were 228,038 people in Phoenix, AZ listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Phoenix, AZ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 388,445 people in Phoenix who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 32.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Phoenix, Arizona
There were 648,496 in the labor force in Phoenix at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 66.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Phoenix was 26.1 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Phoenix, AZ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $41,207. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Phoenix, AZ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $46,467. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Phoenix, Arizona
Per capita income in Phoenix in the last full census was 19,833. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Phoenix numbered 35,590, or 11.5 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Phoenix, AZ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 205,320, or 15.8 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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