StatisticCentralMesaArizona
Population72,445470,4567,278,717
Population density (sq mi)6,0063,40965
Median age39.836.137.1
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a54%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%43%42%
Speak Englishn/a79%73%
Speak Spanishn/a17%20%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central is 76% higher than Mesa
  • The median age in Central is 10% higher than Mesa
  • In Central 85.37% of the population is White
  • In Central 3.73% of the population is Black
  • In Central 1.21% of the population is Asian

Compare Mesa, AZ Demographics

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      Central population breakdown by race

      RaceCentralMesaArizona
      White85.37%84.72%77.80%
      Black3.73%3.55%4.27%
      Asian1.21%1.95%3.05%
      American Indian1.72%2.18%4.41%
      Native Hawaiian0.68%0.35%0.19%
      Mixed race2.61%2.91%3.31%
      Other race4.68%4.34%6.97%
      In Central, 27.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Central age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Central, Mesa, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).