Phoenix Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Phoenix Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
1,680,992

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.2%
5 - 17:
18.9%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
16.1%
35 - 54:
26.6%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
10.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.8%
4.8%
High School Graduates
81.9%
81.9%
College Graduated
28.6%
28.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Phoenix
$29,343
$29,343
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Phoenix
$57,459
$57,459
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.0%

Employment Industries in Phoenix

 
Healthcare
12.0%
12.0%
Retail
11.6%
11.6%
Accommodation
8.7%
8.7%
Construction
8.0%
8.0%
Administration
7.7%
7.7%
Finance
7.4%
7.4%
Education
7.3%
7.3%
Manufacturing
7.0%
7.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.9%
6.9%
Other
5.1%
5.1%
Transportation
4.9%
4.9%
Public Service
3.5%
3.5%
Wholesale
2.5%
2.5%
Real estate
2.3%
2.3%
Information Technology
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
42.6%
42.6%
White
42.5%
42.5%
Black or African American
6.7%
6.7%
Asian
3.7%
3.7%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.6%
2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native
1.6%
1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
9.9%
9.9%
Irish
7.1%
7.1%
English
5.5%
5.5%
Italian
3.8%
3.8%
Polish
2.0%
2.0%
French
1.7%
1.7%
European
1.4%
1.4%
Norwegian
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
Russian
0.7%
0.7%
African
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Danish
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Czech
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
62.6%
62.6%
Spanish
30.7%
30.7%
Langs. of India
0.9%
0.9%
Native American languages
0.8%
0.8%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.4%
0.4%
Navajo
0.4%
0.4%
African languages
0.3%
0.3%
Serbo-Croatian
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Phoenix Residents:
19.4%