Most Expensive Mesa Neighborhoods
Mesa is a large city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 471,825 people and 123 constituent neighborhoods, Mesa is the third largest community in Arizona.
Mesa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mesa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mesa who work in office and administrative support (16.32%), sales jobs (11.87%) and management occupations (8.28%).
Also of interest is that Mesa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Mesa is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Mesa. This makes Mesa a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Mesa presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
One important feature of Mesa is that it is one of the most car-oriented large cities in the country. In fact, 81.14% of people commute to and from work every day by private automobile, eschewing alternative forms of transportation, which are not widely available in Mesa anyway. So, if you like to drive, Mesa is the city for you! The landscape around Mesa reflects this: wide streets, parking lots, plenty of highways, malls, and shopping centers are what you'll find.
The education level of Mesa citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.32% of adults in Mesa have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mesa in 2010 was $24,427, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,708 for a family of four. However, Mesa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mesa is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mesa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mesa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Mesa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mesa include German, English, Irish, Italian, Norwegian and French.
The most common language spoken in Mesa is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||167,609|
|MESA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||60.04%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||39.96%|
|TYPE OF MESA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||52.99%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.62%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.51%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||20.56%|
|SIZE OF MESA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.39%|
|AGE OF MESA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||17.95%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||70.87%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||10.49%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.70%|
|MESA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$196,432|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,310|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $65,000||14.08%|
|$65,001 - $130,000||14.92%|
|$130,001 - $259,000||40.61%|
|$259,001 - $389,000||18.32%|
|$389,001 - $519,000||6.36%|
|$519,001 - $649,000||2.54%|
|$649,001 - $973,000||2.21%|
|$973,001 - $1,297,000||0.56%|
|PEOPLE OF MESA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.91%|
|5 TO 17||17.73%|
|18 TO 24||10.02%|
|25 TO 34||14.24%|
|35 TO 54||24.68%|
|55 TO 64||11.14%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.28%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.36%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$48,259|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,427|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||16.27%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (12.92%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.20%)
Public Service (3.63%)
Real estate (2.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.50%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||2.17%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.34%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.94%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.64%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||26.80%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (15.63%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (78.35%)
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