Mesa Maricopa County, Arizona

Mesa: City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States

About

Mesa is a city located in the county of Maricopa in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 439,041. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 528,159 inhabitants.

The city was created 144 years ago in 1877.

Mesa Quick Facts

Population : 528,159 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Maricopa County
Postal code : 85200–85299
Phone Area Codes : 480 602
Water as percent of area : 0.45%
Land as percent of area : 99.55%
Altitude : 1,240 feet / 378 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1878 (144 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 08:31:56 (26th May 2022)
Population growth : 16.87% (2010-2020)
Mesa locator map
Location of Mesa on Arizona map.
Downtown Mesa Arizona image
Downtown Mesa Arizona
Downtown Mesa Arizona image

Geography

Mesa is located at 33°25'20"N 111°49'22"W (33.4222700, -111.8226400).

Mesa map

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Demographics

The population of Mesa increased by 16.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 439,041 - census
2011 447,681 1.93% estimation process
2012 456,968 2.03% estimation process
2013 464,803 1.69% estimation process
2014 473,132 1.76% estimation process
2015 481,811 1.8% estimation process
2016 490,695 1.81% estimation process
2017 500,021 1.87% estimation process
2018 507,945 1.56% estimation process
2019 518,012 1.94% estimation process
2020 528,159 1.92% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 49,030
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 34,556
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 41.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 51,908
April 1, 2010 Population : 34,961
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.1%
People over 65 (%) : 20.3%
Female persons, % : 51.8%
White only, percent : 81.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 5.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 25.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 62.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,607
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.4%

Mesa zip code is 85201. County name: Maricopa, County fips: 04013

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $252,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,535
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $522
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,212
2015-2019 Households : 16,539
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.70
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 121,318
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 52,421
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 344,720
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 865,088
2012 total retail sales per capita : $23,536
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $85,812
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,182
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,905
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,326
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 899
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 577
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,037
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 249
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,425
2010 population per square mile : 287.8
2010 land area in square miles : 121.47
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $100,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $987
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $418
2015-2019 median gross rent : $640
2015-2019 Households : 1,762
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.68
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 94.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,466
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 18,056
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,009
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,125
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $15,447
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 133
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 50
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 115
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 122
2010 population per square mile : 6,833.0
2010 land area in square miles : 0.81
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,578
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $100,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,127
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $463
2015-2019 median gross rent : $649
Permits for construction, 2020 : 9
2015-2019 Households : 3,046
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,681
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 110,765
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 30,943
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,935
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,703
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,775
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 150
2019 total employment : 1,574
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 67,105
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -2.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 456
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 471
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 199
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 155
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 27
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 412
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 401
2010 population per square mile : 20.2
2010 land area in square miles : 393.41
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,694
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $110,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,120
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $494
2015-2019 median gross rent : $667
Permits for construction, 2020 : 65
2015-2019 Households : 4,497
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.14
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 59.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.9%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 53,498
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,667
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,778
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,926
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 187
2019 total employment : 1,239
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 63,055
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -5.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 696
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 930
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 549
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 250
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 897
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 160
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 753
2010 population per square mile : 16.3
2010 land area in square miles : 594.06

People born in Mesa (150)

People born in Mesa, including actress Danielle Fishel, businesswoman Darl McBride, racing driver Art Bisch, .

List

  • Brea Bennett (American movie actress) she was born in 07/02/1987
  • Kate Frost (American movie actress) she was born in 25/11/1980
  • John Jacob Rhodes III (American politician (1943-2011)) he was born in 08/09/1943
  • Misty Hyman (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, world champion, former world record-holder) she was born in 23/03/1979
  • April Steiner Bennett (athletics competitor) she was born in 22/04/1980
  • Jake Shears (American singer) he was born in 03/10/1978
  • Todd Heap (former American football tight end) he was born in 16/03/1980
  • Alex Meraz (American dancer and actor and martial artist) he was born in 10/01/1985
  • Alexandria Karlsen (American model and actress) she was born in 26/10/1978
  • Mike Lee (United States Senator from Utah) he was born in 04/06/1971
  • Wayne Thiebaud (American artist) he was born in 15/11/1920
  • Jason Gatson (gymnast) he was born in 25/06/1980
  • Dave Spina (American ice hockey player) he was born in 05/06/1983
  • Ernesto Miranda (American rapist) he was born in 09/03/1941
  • Marcus Brunson (American sprinter) he was born in 24/04/1978
  • Jim Adkins (American singer, lead singer of Jimmy Eat World) he was born in 10/11/1975
  • Courtney Simpson (American movie actress) she was born in 05/09/1985
  • Breeja Larson (American swimmer) she was born in 16/04/1992

Schools in Mesa

College & universities near Mesa, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
103909 Carrington College-Mesa Mesa (AZ) 85210
441210 East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa (AZ) 85201
482990 Arizona College-Mesa Mesa (AZ) 85201
105154 Mesa Community College Mesa (AZ) 85202
104568 Avalon School of Cosmetology-Mesa Mesa (AZ) 85210

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mesa, AZ

Code Name Address Type
PHA Phoenix (Airport), Arizona 3400 East Sky Harbor Blvd. BUS
PHG Phoenix (Greyhound), Arizona 2115 East Buckeye Road BUS
PXN Phoenix (Metro Center Transit Station), Arizona 9617 North Metro Parkway West BUS
MRC Maricopa 19427 N. John Wayne Parkway RAIL

Post offices near Mesa

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mesa Post Office Mesa (AZ) 85201
Mesa Mountain View Post Office Mesa (AZ) 85213
Mesa Sherwood Post Office Mesa (AZ) 85204
Mesa Dobson Post Office Mesa (AZ) 85202
Fiesta Annex Post Office Gilbert (AZ) 85233

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Maricopa County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Maricopa County , AZ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Phoenix 1,708,127 County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population
Chandler 265,398 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Scottsdale 262,647 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Gilbert 257,658 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Glendale 255,307 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Maryvale 208,189 Urban village in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Tempe 200,402 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Peoria 179,872 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Tempe Junction 158,368 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States of America
Surprise 147,965 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Goodyear 90,622 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Avondale 88,914 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
Buckeye 85,224 Town in Maricopa County, Arizona
Queen Creek 60,097 Town in Arizona, United States
Sun City 37,499 Census designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
El Mirage 36,481 City in Arizona

Distance to Other Cities

Mesa distances to largest Arizona cities