Tempe 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

Tempe Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
195,805

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.4%
5 - 17:
10.5%
18 - 24:
24.9%
25 - 34:
20.9%
35 - 54:
20.0%
55 - 64:
9.1%
Over 65 Years:
10.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
19.2%
19.2%
High School Graduates
92.5%
92.5%
College Graduated
44.6%
44.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Tempe
$29,786
$29,786
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Tempe
$54,210
$54,210
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
21.3%

Employment Industries in Tempe

 
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Education
13.8%
13.8%
Retail
11.3%
11.3%
Accommodation
11.0%
11.0%
Healthcare
9.5%
9.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.8%
8.8%
Finance
7.8%
7.8%
Manufacturing
7.0%
7.0%
Administration
5.0%
5.0%
Construction
4.1%
4.1%
Other
3.9%
3.9%
Transportation
3.7%
3.7%
Arts
3.3%
3.3%
Public Service
2.6%
2.6%
Information Technology
2.5%
2.5%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
56.8%
56.8%
Black Or African American
6.2%
6.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
2.4%
2.4%
Asian
8.8%
8.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.2%
0.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.3%
3.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
22.4%
22.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
14.1%
14.1%
English
9.8%
9.8%
Irish
8.4%
8.4%
Italian
4.9%
4.9%
Polish
2.6%
2.6%
French
2.0%
2.0%
Scottish
1.9%
1.9%
Norwegian
1.7%
1.7%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Swedish
1.3%
1.3%
Dutch
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Other Arab
1.0%
1.0%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Danish
0.5%
0.5%
Czech
0.5%
0.5%
French Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
Scandinavian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
74.5%
74.5%
Spanish
13.3%
13.3%
Chinese
2.6%
2.6%
Langs. of India
2.2%
2.2%
Arabic
1.4%
1.4%
Native American languages
1.0%
1.0%
Other Asian languages
1.0%
1.0%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Navajo
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
African languages
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Tempe Residents:
15.8%