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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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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
1,608,139

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.0%
5 - 17:
18.6%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
16.2%
35 - 54:
26.5%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
11.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.8%
4.8%
82.9%
82.9%
29.4%
29.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Phoenix
USA
$31,427
$31,427
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Phoenix
USA
$60,914
$60,914
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.2%

Employment Industries in Phoenix

 
Healthcare
Retail
Accommodation
Construction
Finance
Education
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Administration
Manufacturing
Transportation
Other
Public Service
Wholesale
Real estate
12.2%
12.2%
11.6%
11.6%
8.5%
8.5%
8.3%
8.3%
7.5%
7.5%
7.3%
7.3%
7.2%
7.2%
7.2%
7.2%
6.9%
6.9%
5.1%
5.1%
4.9%
4.9%
3.5%
3.5%
2.6%
2.6%
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
White
Black or African American
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
42.6%
42.6%
42.2%
42.2%
6.7%
6.7%
3.7%
3.7%
2.9%
2.9%
1.6%
1.6%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Irish
English
Italian
Polish
French
European
Norwegian
Scottish
Swedish
Dutch
Russian
African
Scots-Irish
British
Danish
Welsh
Hungarian
Czech
Romanian
10.0%
10.0%
7.4%
7.4%
6.0%
6.0%
3.9%
3.9%
1.8%
1.8%
1.6%
1.6%
1.4%
1.4%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Langs. of India
Native American languages
Other Asian languages
Tagalog
Arabic
Chinese
Navajo
Vietnamese
African languages
Serbo-Croatian
German/Yiddish
Slavic languages
Polish
French
Other Indo-European
Korean
Russian
Pacific Island languages
63.0%
63.0%
30.4%
30.4%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Phoenix Residents:
19.3%