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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

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

 
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Total Population
1,680,992

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.4%
5 - 17:
19.1%
18 - 24:
9.9%
25 - 34:
15.9%
35 - 54:
26.8%
55 - 64:
10.7%
Over 65 Years:
10.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
4.9%
4.9%
High School Graduates
81.5%
81.5%
College Graduated
28.2%
28.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Phoenix
$27,870
$27,870
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Phoenix
$54,765
$54,765
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
19.4%

Employment Industries in Phoenix

 
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Healthcare
12.0%
12.0%
Retail
11.6%
11.6%
Accommodation
8.9%
8.9%
Construction
8.0%
8.0%
Administration
7.6%
7.6%
Finance
7.4%
7.4%
Education
7.2%
7.2%
Manufacturing
6.9%
6.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.7%
6.7%
Other
5.2%
5.2%
Transportation
4.7%
4.7%
Public Service
3.6%
3.6%
Wholesale
2.7%
2.7%
Real estate
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
43.0%
43.0%
Black Or African American
6.5%
6.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
1.7%
1.7%
Asian
3.6%
3.6%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.4%
2.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
42.6%
42.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
10.3%
10.3%
Irish
7.3%
7.3%
English
5.5%
5.5%
Italian
3.9%
3.9%
Polish
2.1%
2.1%
French
1.8%
1.8%
Norwegian
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
European
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.1%
1.1%
Dutch
1.0%
1.0%
Russian
0.7%
0.7%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Danish
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
Czech
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
62.5%
62.5%
Spanish
31.0%
31.0%
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%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
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%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
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:
19.5%