Phoenix, AZ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Phoenix, Arizona Info Snack

Population
1,658,422
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
16.2%
Median Home
$250,800
Median Income
$60,914
Median Rent
$1,100

Phoenix SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Phoenix, AZ Crime Report

64,735
Total Crimes
3,788.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
61.46%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Phoenix
/ 100k People
Arizona
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 64,735 3,788.0 2,712.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 13,646 798.5 484.8 387.8
Murder 187 10.9 6.9 6.5
Robbery 3,278 191.8 83.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 9,113 533.2 350.2 279.7
Property Crime 51,089 2,989.5 2,227.7 1,958.2
Burglary 7,406 433.4 330.0 314.2
Larceny 36,254 2,121.4 1,656.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 7,429 434.7 241.7 246.0

Phoenix, AZ Cost Of Living

96
Phoenix's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Phoenix Arizona National Average
Overall 96 97 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 88 98 100
Housing 97 97 100
Transportation 107 105 100
Utilities 107 103 100

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Population over time in Phoenix

Year Population % Change
2020 1,658,422 3.0%
2019 1,610,071 2.3%
2018 1,574,421 1.2%
2017 1,555,324 2.7%
2016 1,514,208 1.6%
2015 1,490,758 1.2%
2014 1,473,639 0.8%
2013 1,462,368 0.5%
2012 1,455,565 0.4%
2011 1,450,206 -

Race / Ethnicity in Phoenix

White
42.2% (699,993)
African American
6.7% (111,443)
American Indian
1.6% (25,889)
Asian
3.7% (62,058)
Hawaiian
0.2% (2,888)
Other
0.3% (4,567)
Two Or More
2.7% (44,316)
Hispanic
42.6% (707,268)
Race Phoenix AZ USA
White 42.2% 54.1% 60.1%
African American 6.7% 4.3% 12.2%
American Indian 1.6% 3.8% 0.6%
Asian 3.7% 3.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.6% 2.8%
Hispanic 42.6% 31.5% 18.2%

Gender in Phoenix

Female
50.1% (830,337)
Male
49.9% (828,084)
Gender Phoenix AZ USA
Female 50.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Phoenix for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (132,673)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (149,257)
High School / GED
23.0% (381,437)
Some College
22.0% (364,852)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (132,673)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (315,100)
Master's Degree
8.0% (132,673)
Professional Degree
2.0% (33,168)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (16,584)
Education Phoenix AZ USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Phoenix, Arizona

Less than $10,000
5.5% (9,100,213)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (6,117,346)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (13,803,646)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (15,454,259)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (23,492,895)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (31,436,167)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (21,530,776)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (23,461,202)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (9,858,564)
$200,000 or more
7.0% (11,587,125)
Income Phoenix AZ USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 5.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 18.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 13.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 15.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 6.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.0% 6.4% 8.3%

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