Phoenix Maricopa County, Arizona

Phoenix: County seat and capital city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, fifth largest city in the United States by population

About

Phoenix is a city located in the county of Maricopa in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,445,632. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,708,127 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1867.

Phoenix Quick Facts

Population : 1,708,127 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Maricopa County
Different from : Philadelphia
Head of government : Mayor of Phoenix
Postal code : 85003
Phone Area Codes : 623, 602, 520, 480
Legislative body : Phoenix City Council
Named for : phoenix
Altitude : 1,086 feet / 331 meters
Capital city : Phoenix is capital of Arizona, Maricopa County
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone, UTC−07:00
Local time : 14:15:58 (21st May 2022)
Population growth : 15.37% (2010-2020)
Phoenix locator map
Location of Phoenix on Arizona map.
Phoenix Sunset  March 2014 - panoramio image
Phoenix Sunset March 2014 - panoramio
Phoenix Sunset  March 2014 - panoramio image

Geography

Phoenix is located at 33°26'54"N 112°4'27"W (33.4483800, -112.0740400).

Phoenix map

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Demographics

The population of Phoenix increased by 15.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,445,632 - census
2011 1,469,796 1.64% estimation process
2012 1,499,274 1.97% estimation process
2013 1,526,491 1.78% estimation process
2014 1,555,445 1.86% estimation process
2015 1,583,690 1.78% estimation process
2016 1,612,199 1.77% estimation process
2017 1,633,560 1.31% estimation process
2018 1,654,675 1.28% estimation process
2019 1,680,992 1.57% estimation process
2020 1,708,127 1.59% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 15,813
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,299
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 16,351
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,301
People under 5 years old, percentage : 2.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 13.3%
People over 65 (%) : 37.1%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 89.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.6%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 85.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,681
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.8%

Phoenix zip code is 85003. County name: Maricopa, County fips: 04013

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $236,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,404
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $466
2015-2019 median gross rent : $966
2015-2019 Households : 7,002
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.4%
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,693
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 242,322
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,927
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,280
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,109
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,636
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 763
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 500
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 252
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,246
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 241
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,236
2010 population per square mile : 786.0
2010 land area in square miles : 19.47
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $1,516,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $4,000+
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,482
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,547
2015-2019 Households : 5,352
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 125,009
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 14,773
2012 total retail sales per capita : $1,123
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $211,393
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $132,106
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,180
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,277
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 455
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 152
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,858
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 293
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,770
2010 population per square mile : 830.9
2010 land area in square miles : 15.43
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $338,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,362
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $984
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,326
2015-2019 Households : 11,547
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.74
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,926
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,267
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 145,957
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 213,119
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,903
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,939
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,376
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,755
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,615
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 911
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 758
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,945
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 200
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,488
2010 population per square mile : 14,524.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2.10
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $123,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,093
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $441
2015-2019 median gross rent : $669
2015-2019 Households : 3,275
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.03
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.0%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 33,866
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 185,373
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 151,735
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,453
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,150
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,535
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 752
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 312
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 293
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 683
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 74
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 624
2010 population per square mile : 1,467.4
2010 land area in square miles : 5.29

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People born in Phoenix (200)

People born in Phoenix, including German-host Steven Gätjen, model and actress Amber Valletta, singer Melody Thornton, .

List

  • Georganne Moline (Athletics competitor, hurdler) she was born in 06/03/1990
  • George Follmer (racecar driver) he was born in 27/01/1934
  • Bobby Ball (American racecar driver) he was born in 26/08/1925
  • Jimmy Bryan (American racecar driver) he was born in 28/01/1926
  • Eddie Cheever (American racing driver) he was born in 10/01/1958
  • Wayne Weiler (American racing driver) he was born in 09/12/1934
  • Chad Mirkin (American chemist) he was born in 23/11/1963
  • Chelsea Kane (American actress and singer) she was born in 15/09/1988
  • Jordin Sparks (American singer, songwriter and actress) she was born in 22/12/1989
  • Ashley Roberts (American dancer, actor and musician) she was born in 14/09/1981
  • Michelle Branch (American singer-songwriter and guitarist) she was born in 02/07/1983
  • Stevie Nicks (American singer and songwriter, member of Fleetwood Mac) she was born in 26/05/1948
  • Mare Winningham (American actress and singer-songwriter) she was born in 16/05/1959
  • Cindy McCain (American philanthropist) she was born in 20/05/1954
  • Amy Davidson (American actress) she was born in 15/09/1979
  • Lynda Carter (American actress, singer, songwriter and beauty pageant titleholder) she was born in 24/07/1951
  • Jessi Colter (American country music artist) she was born in 25/05/1943
  • Pat Hennen (American motorcycle racer) he was born in 27/04/1953

Schools in Phoenix

College & universities near Phoenix, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
105677 Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery Phoenix (AZ) 85007
448886 Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix Phoenix (AZ) 85004
246895 GateWay Community College-Central City Phoenix (AZ) 85034-4101
456180 Fortis College-Phoenix Phoenix (AZ) 85006
105428 Phoenix College Phoenix (AZ) 85013

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Phoenix, AZ

Code Name Address Type
PHG Phoenix (Greyhound), Arizona 2115 East Buckeye Road BUS
PHA Phoenix (Airport), Arizona 3400 East Sky Harbor Blvd. 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 Phoenix

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Phoenix Post Office Phoenix (AZ) 85004
Rio Salad Post Office Phoenix (AZ) 85034
Osborn Post Office Phoenix (AZ) 85013
Capitol Post Office Phoenix (AZ) 85009
South Mountain Post Office Phoenix (AZ) 85042

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Maricopa County

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

City Name Population Title
Mesa 528,159 City in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States
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

Phoenix distances to largest Arizona cities