Mesa, AZ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Mesa, Arizona Info Snack

Population
508,918
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
13.3%
Median Home
$245,500
Median Income
$61,640
Median Rent
$1,105

Mesa SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

Mesa, AZ Crime Report

11,697
Total Crimes
2,218.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-5.46%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mesa
/ 100k People
Arizona
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 11,697 2,218.0 2,712.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,960 371.7 484.8 387.8
Murder 19 3.6 6.9 6.5
Robbery 380 72.1 83.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,326 251.4 350.2 279.7
Property Crime 9,737 1,846.4 2,227.7 1,958.2
Burglary 1,597 302.8 330.0 314.2
Larceny 7,124 1,350.9 1,656.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,016 192.7 241.7 246.0

Mesa, AZ Cost Of Living

98
Mesa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Mesa Arizona National Average
Overall 98 97 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 101 98 100
Health 90 98 100
Housing 93 97 100
Transportation 105 105 100
Utilities 106 103 100

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Rankings for Mesa in Arizona

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Population over time in Mesa

Year Population % Change
2020 508,918 3.6%
2019 491,194 2.5%
2018 479,317 1.9%
2017 470,456 2.5%
2016 458,860 1.5%
2015 452,091 1.1%
2014 447,002 0.7%
2013 443,875 0.5%
2012 441,711 0.5%
2011 439,639 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mesa

White
61.0% (310,558)
African American
4.2% (21,340)
American Indian
2.1% (10,716)
Asian
2.0% (10,256)
Hawaiian
0.3% (1,691)
Other
0.2% (844)
Two Or More
2.6% (13,013)
Hispanic
27.6% (140,500)
Race Mesa AZ USA
White 61.0% 54.1% 60.1%
African American 4.2% 4.3% 12.2%
American Indian 2.1% 3.8% 0.6%
Asian 2.0% 3.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.6% 2.8%
Hispanic 27.6% 31.5% 18.2%

Gender in Mesa

Female
50.6% (257,619)
Male
49.4% (251,298)
Gender Mesa AZ USA
Female 50.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mesa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (20,356)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (30,535)
High School / GED
25.0% (127,229)
Some College
28.0% (142,497)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (45,802)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (96,694)
Master's Degree
7.0% (35,624)
Professional Degree
1.0% (5,089)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (5,089)
Education Mesa AZ USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mesa, Arizona

Less than $10,000
4.6% (2,345,078)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (1,801,786)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.6% (4,352,338)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (4,558,085)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (7,282,185)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (9,881,582)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.0% (7,131,832)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.9% (8,068,062)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (2,772,398)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (2,698,449)
Income Mesa AZ USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 5.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.6% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 18.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.0% 13.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.9% 15.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 6.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 6.4% 8.3%

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