Phoenix, AZ, US

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Phoenix is in the state of Arizona, United States of America. Phoenix has a population of 0.49 percent of the US population. There are 102 neighborhoods, a vast network of roadways in Phoenix.

You may find demographics, education information about Phoenix, as well as a list of nearby locations, further down this page.
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Demographics

Total Population

  • Phoenix
  • US
Total Population chart statistics
Total 1,574,4211,574,421 321,004,407321,004,407
According to 2017 US Census, the population of Phoenix is 1,574,421 people. This represents 0.49% of the total population of 321,004,407 people in the United States of America.
Total population statistics is shown in the table below:
Total Population Phoenix US
Total 1,574,421
0.5% of US
321,004,407
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Gender

  • Phoenix
  • US
Gender chart statistics
Male 49.5%49.5% 50.5%50.5%
Female 48.8%48.8% 51.2%51.2%
Phoenix has a total of 603,762 (49.5%) male and 616,454 (50.5%) female citizens as per 2017 US Census data. In comparison, the proportions of United States of America citizens are: 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
The data table for gender is as follows:
Gender Phoenix US
Male 603,762
49.5% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
126,850,422
48.8%
Female 616,454
50.5% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
133,142,237
51.2%
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Income

  • Phoenix
  • US
Income per Household chart statistics
< $10k 7.6%7.6% 6.7%6.7%
$10k - $25k 15.3%15.3% 14.6%14.6%
$25k - $40k 15.4%15.4% 14%14%
$40k - $60k 18.1%18.1% 16.2%16.2%
$60k - $100k 21.5%21.5% 22.3%22.3%
$100k - $125k 7.7%7.7% 8.6%8.6%
$125k - $150k 4.6%4.6% 5.4%5.4%
$150k - $200k 4.7%4.7% 5.8%5.8%
> $200k 5%5% 6.3%6.3%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the most common family income levels in Phoenix are: $60 000 to $99 999 (21.5 percent), $40 000 to $59 999 (18.1 percent) and $25 000 to $39 999 (15.4 percent).
Detailed statistics for income is shown in the table below:
Income Phoenix US
Total 544,022
100% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
118,825,921
100%
< $10k 41,609
7.6% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
7,942,251
6.7%
$10k - $25k 83,408
15.3% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
17,406,019
14.6%
$25k - $40k 83,698
15.4% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
16,663,066
14%
$40k - $60k 98,488
18.1% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
19,261,515
16.2%
$60k - $100k 117,001
21.5% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
26,454,560
22.3%
$100k - $125k 41,792
7.7% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
10,273,788
8.6%
$125k - $150k 24,886
4.6% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
6,428,069
5.4%
$150k - $200k 25,704
4.7% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
6,931,136
5.8%
> $200k 27,436
5% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
7,465,517
6.3%
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Median Age

  • Phoenix
  • US
Median Age chart statistics
Total 33.333.3 37.837.8
Male 32.632.6 36.536.5
Female 3434 39.139.1
According to 2017 US census data, the average male age in Phoenix is 32.6 and the average female age is 34. In comparison United States of America average male age 32.6 and average female age is 34.
The data table for median age is as follows:
Median Age Phoenix US
Total 33.3 37.8
Male 32.6 36.5
Female 34 39
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Age Groups

  • Phoenix
  • US
Age Groups chart statistics
<18 years 26.8%26.8% 22.9%22.9%
18 - 24 years 10.1%10.1% 9.7%9.7%
25 - 34 years 15.7%15.7% 13.7%13.7%
35 - 49 years 20.5%20.5% 19.2%19.2%
50 - 64 years 16.9%16.9% 19.6%19.6%
65 - 84 years 8.8%8.8% 13%13%
>85 years 1.2%1.2% 1.9%1.9%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the major age groups in Phoenix are: < 18 (26.8 percent), 35 - 49 (20.5 percent), and 50 - 64 (16.9 percent).
The age groups data table is as follows:
Age Groups Phoenix US
Total 1,574,421
100% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
321,004,407
100%
<18 years 421,577
26.8% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
73,601,279
22.9%
18 - 24 years 158,521
10.1% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
31,131,484
9.7%
25 - 34 years 247,949
15.7% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
44,044,173
13.7%
35 - 49 years 323,163
20.5% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
61,618,015
19.2%
50 - 64 years 266,101
16.9% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
62,877,067
19.6%
65 - 84 years 138,231
8.8% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
41,590,866
13%
>85 years 18,879
1.2% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
6,141,523
1.9%
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Marital Status

  • Phoenix
  • US
Marital Status chart statistics
Married 44.1%44.1% 50.2%50.2%
Never Married 39.1%39.1% 33.1%33.1%
Divorced 12.6%12.6% 10.9%10.9%
Widowed 4.3%4.3% 5.8%5.8%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the most common marriage statuses in Phoenix are: Now married (44.1 percent) and Never married (39.1 percent).
Following is the data table for marital status statistics:
Marital Status Phoenix US
Total 1,220,216
100% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
259,992,659
100%
Married 537,868
44.1% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
130,528,964
50.2%
Never Married 476,673
39.1% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
86,087,136
33.1%
Divorced 153,193
12.6% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
28,212,237
10.9%
Widowed 52,482
4.3% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
15,164,322
5.8%
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Education

  • Phoenix
  • US
Education Level chart statistics
No Schooling 2.1%2.1% 1.4%1.4%
Unifinished High-school 16.7%16.7% 11.2%11.2%
High-school Diploma 19.7%19.7% 23.3%23.3%
GED or alt. creds 3.8%3.8% 4%4%
Unfinished College 22.1%22.1% 20.8%20.8%
Associate's degree 7.8%7.8% 8.3%8.3%
Bachelor's degree 17.8%17.8% 19.1%19.1%
Master's degree 7.1%7.1% 8.4%8.4%
Professional School degree 1.9%1.9% 2%2%
Doctorate degree 1%1% 1.4%1.4%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the most common household education levels in Phoenix are: Unfinished College (22.1 percent), High-school Diploma (19.7 percent) and Bachelor's degree (17.8 percent).
Education statistics is shown in the table below:
Education Phoenix US
No Schooling 21,202
2.1% of Phoenix,
0.7% of US
3,121,238
1.4%
Unifinished High-school 166,131
16.7% of Phoenix,
0.7% of US
24,315,876
11.2%
High-school Diploma 195,924
19.7% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
50,496,716
23.3%
GED or alt. creds 37,362
3.8% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
8,596,896
4%
Unfinished College 220,223
22.1% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
44,935,834
20.8%
Associate's degree 77,148
7.8% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
17,917,481
8.3%
Bachelor's degree 176,744
17.8% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
41,377,068
19.1%
Master's degree 70,566
7.1% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
18,154,808
8.4%
Professional School degree 19,072
1.9% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
4,393,328
2%
Doctorate degree 9,951
1% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
2,962,399
1.4%
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Languages Spoken

  • Phoenix
  • US
Languages Spoken chart statistics
English only 62.7%62.7% 78.7%78.7%
Spanish 30.9%30.9% 13.2%13.2%
Other Indo-European 2.5%2.5% 3.6%3.6%
Asian and Pacific 2.3%2.3% 3.5%3.5%
Other Languages 1.6%1.6% 1%1%
As per 2017 US Census data Phoenix dominant spoken languages are: only English (62.7 percent), Spanish (30.9 percent) and Other Indo-European (2.5 percent).
The languages spoken data table is as follows:
Languages Spoken Phoenix US
Total 1,455,853
100% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
301,150,892
100%
English only 913,329
62.7% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
236,929,699
78.7%
Spanish 450,382
30.9% of Phoenix,
1.1% of US
39,769,281
13.2%
Other Indo-European 36,059
2.5% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
10,907,675
3.6%
Asian and Pacific Islands 33,014
2.3% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
10,409,087
3.5%
Other Languages 23,069
1.6% of Phoenix,
0.7% of US
3,135,150
1%
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Ethnic Diversity

  • Phoenix
  • US
Ethnic Diversity chart statistics
White 71.9%71.9% 73%73%
African American 6.9%6.9% 12.7%12.7%
American Indian 2%2% 0.8%0.8%
Asian 3.6%3.6% 5.4%5.4%
Hawaiian & Pacific 0.2%0.2% 0.2%0.2%
Two+ ethnicities 3.7%3.7% 3.1%3.1%
Other 11.7%11.7% 4.8%4.8%
As per 2017 US census data Phoenix dominant ethnic diversity groups are: White (71.9%), Other (11.7%) and African American (6.9%).
The data table for ethnic diversity is as follows:
Ethnic Diversity Phoenix US
Total 1,574,421
100% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
321,004,407
100%
White 1,131,958
71.9% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
234,370,202
73%
African American 108,846
6.9% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
40,610,815
12.7%
American Indian & Alaska Native 31,543
2% of Phoenix,
1.2% of US
2,632,102
0.8%
Asian 57,211
3.6% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
17,186,320
5.4%
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3,192
0.2% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
570,116
0.2%
Two or more ethnicities 57,526
3.7% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
10,081,044
3.1%
Other 184,145
11.7% of Phoenix,
1.2% of US
15,553,808
4.8%
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Household Types

  • Phoenix
  • US
Household Types chart statistics
Family Households 63.5%63.5% 65.9%65.9%
Non-family Households 36.5%36.5% 34.1%34.1%
Phoenix family households are 63.5% and non-family households 36.5% as per 2017 US census data. In comparison United States of America family households contains 65.9% and non-family households 34.1%.
Household types statistics is shown in the table below:
Household Types Phoenix US
Total 544,022
100% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
118,825,921
100%
Family households,
Married-couple family
225,930
41.5% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
57,459,352
48.4%
Family households,
Other family
119,533
22% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
20,839,351
17.5%
Family households,
Other family,
Male householder no wife present
37,495
6.9% of Phoenix,
0.7% of US
5,747,150
4.8%
Family households,
Other family,
Female householder no husband present
82,038
15.1% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
15,092,201
12.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder living alone
153,997
28.3% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
32,863,560
27.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder not living alone
44,562
8.2% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
7,663,658
6.4%
Family Households 345,463
63.5% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
78,298,703
65.9%
Non-family Households 198,559
36.5% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
40,527,218
34.1%
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Employment Industries

  • Phoenix
  • US
Employment Industries chart statistics
Agriculture 0.4%0.4% 1.3%1.3%
Construction 8%8% 6.4%6.4%
Manufacturing 7%7% 10.3%10.3%
Wholesale 2.7%2.7% 2.7%2.7%
Retail 11.7%11.7% 11.4%11.4%
Utilities 0.7%0.7% 0.8%0.8%
Information 2%2% 2.1%2.1%
Finance & Insurance 7.3%7.3% 4.6%4.6%
Real Estate 2.4%2.4% 1.9%1.9%
Sci & Tech Services 6.6%6.6% 6.9%6.9%
Company Management 0.1%0.1% 0.1%0.1%
Administrative Services 7.3%7.3% 4.3%4.3%
Educational Services 7.3%7.3% 9.3%9.3%
Health Care 12.3%12.3% 13.8%13.8%
Arts & Entertainment 1.9%1.9% 2.2%2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services 8.6%8.6% 7.5%7.5%
Public Administration 3.7%3.7% 4.7%4.7%
Other Services 5.4%5.4% 4.9%4.9%
As per 2017 US census data Phoenix dominant household income ranges are: Health care and social assistance (12.3%), Retail trade (11.7%), Accommodation and food services (8.6%) and Construction (8%).
Detailed statistics for employment industries is shown in the table below:
Employment Industries Phoenix US
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting 2,679
0.4% of Phoenix,
0.1% of US
1,958,431
1.3%
Construction 58,918
8% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
9,564,541
6.4%
Manufacturing 51,338
7% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
15,477,389
10.3%
Wholesale 19,690
2.7% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
4,042,867
2.7%
Retail 86,254
11.7% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
17,167,000
11.4%
Utilities 5,067
0.7% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
1,257,353
0.8%
Information 14,515
2% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
3,173,300
2.1%
Finance & Insurance 54,015
7.3% of Phoenix,
0.8% of US
7,001,182
4.6%
Real Estate 17,580
2.4% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
2,907,138
1.9%
Scientific & Technical Services 48,730
6.6% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
10,416,745
6.9%
Company Management 811
0.1% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
144,719
0.1%
Administrative & Waste Management Services 54,085
7.3% of Phoenix,
0.8% of US
6,439,693
4.3%
Educational Services 53,956
7.3% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
13,931,235
9.3%
Health Care & Social Assistance 90,473
12.3% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
20,850,113
13.8%
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 13,942
1.9% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
3,283,165
2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services 63,561
8.6% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
11,303,481
7.5%
Public Administration 27,459
3.7% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
7,025,870
4.7%
Other Services 39,479
5.4% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
7,371,226
4.9%
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Means of Transportation

  • Phoenix
  • US
Means of Transportation chart statistics
Car, Truck or Van 92.1%92.1% 89.9%89.9%
Public Transportation 3.5%3.5% 5.4%5.4%
Walk 1.7%1.7% 2.9%2.9%
Motorcycle or Bicycle 2.7%2.7% 1.9%1.9%
As per 2017 US census data Phoenix dominant types of transportation to work are: Car truck or van (92.1%).
The data table for means of transportation is as follows:
Means of Transportation Phoenix US
Car, Truck or Van 633,390
92.1% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
127,053,717
89.9%
Public Transportation 23,978
3.5% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
7,607,907
5.4%
Walk 12,028
1.7% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
4,049,337
2.9%
Taxicab, Motorcycle, Bicycle or Other 18,427
2.7% of Phoenix,
0.7% of US
2,693,671
1.9%
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Time of Commute

  • Phoenix
  • US
Time of Commute to Work chart statistics
< 10 mins 9.2%9.2% 12.7%12.7%
10-15 mins 12.3%12.3% 13.6%13.6%
15-20 mins 15.7%15.7% 15.3%15.3%
20-25 mins 17.2%17.2% 14.6%14.6%
25-30 mins 7.7%7.7% 6.4%6.4%
30-35 mins 17.7%17.7% 13.7%13.7%
35-45 mins 7.1%7.1% 6.8%6.8%
45-50 mins 7.2%7.2% 8.1%8.1%
> 60 mins 5.9%5.9% 8.9%8.9%
As per 2017 US census data Phoenix dominant travel time to work ranges are: 30-35 minutes, 20-25 minutes and 15-20 minutes.
Time of commute statistics is shown in the table below:
Time of Commute Phoenix US
< 10 mins 63,621
9.2% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
17,921,724
12.7%
10-15 mins 84,553
12.3% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
19,241,335
13.6%
15-20 mins 108,034
15.7% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
21,633,308
15.3%
20-25 mins 118,405
17.2% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
20,585,782
14.6%
25-30 mins 53,235
7.7% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
8,998,679
6.4%
30-35 mins 121,488
17.7% of Phoenix,
0.6% of US
19,345,968
13.7%
35-45 mins 48,714
7.1% of Phoenix,
0.5% of US
9,634,261
6.8%
45-50 mins 49,389
7.2% of Phoenix,
0.4% of US
11,464,394
8.1%
> 60 mins 40,384
5.9% of Phoenix,
0.3% of US
12,579,181
8.9%
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