Mesa, AZ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Mesa, Arizona Info Snack

Population
499,720
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$226,500
Median Income
$58,181
Median Rent
$1,044

Mesa SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
7

Mesa, AZ Crime Report

11,636
Total Crimes
2,245.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-9.33%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mesa
/ 100k People
Arizona
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 11,636 2,245.6 2,895.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,953 376.9 455.3 366.7
Murder 11 2.1 5.0 5.0
Robbery 390 75.3 88.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,266 244.3 311.9 250.2
Property Crime 9,683 1,868.7 2,440.5 2,109.9
Burglary 1,518 293.0 394.3 340.5
Larceny 7,326 1,413.8 1,796.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 839 161.9 249.4 219.9

Mesa, AZ Cost Of Living

95
Mesa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Mesa Arizona National Average
Overall 95 99 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 100 99 100
Health 89 98 100
Housing 93 97 100
Transportation 100 104 100
Utilities 107 103 100

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Population over time in Mesa

Year Population % Change
2019 499,720 1.7%
2018 491,194 2.5%
2017 479,317 1.9%
2016 470,456 2.5%
2015 458,860 1.5%
2014 452,091 1.1%
2013 447,002 0.7%
2012 443,875 0.5%
2011 441,711 0.5%
2010 439,639 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mesa

White
61.3% (306,370)
African American
4.0% (19,824)
American Indian
2.2% (11,226)
Asian
2.1% (10,710)
Hawaiian
0.4% (2,045)
Other
0.1% (437)
Two Or More
2.2% (10,781)
Hispanic
27.7% (138,327)
Race Mesa AZ USA
White 61.3% 54.7% 60.7%
African American 4.0% 4.2% 12.3%
American Indian 2.2% 3.9% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 3.2% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 27.7% 31.3% 18.0%

Gender in Mesa

Female
50.6% (252,867)
Male
49.4% (246,853)
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
5.0% (24,985)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (34,980)
High School / GED
24.0% (119,932)
Some College
28.0% (139,921)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (44,974)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (89,949)
Master's Degree
7.0% (34,980)
Professional Degree
1.0% (4,997)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (4,997)
Education Mesa AZ USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 18.0% 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
5.4% (2,718,070)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (1,856,741)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (4,425,279)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (5,097,348)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (7,292,055)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (9,856,454)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (6,427,966)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (7,176,181)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (2,716,415)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (2,405,487)
Income Mesa AZ USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 9.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 9.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 18.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.9% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 14.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 5.9% 7.7%

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