Mesa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,4095791
Median age36.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English79%73%79%
Speak Spanish17%20%13%
Mesa, AZ has a population of 470,456 and is the 37th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,409 per sq mi which is 5830% higher than the Arizona average and 3663% higher than the national average. The median age in Mesa is 36 which is approximately 3% lower than the Arizona average of 37. In Mesa, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 39% of Mesa residents were born in Arizona, 48% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Mesa is 5830% higher than Arizona.
  • The median age in Mesa is 3% lower than Arizona.
  • In Mesa 84.72% of the population is White.
  • In Mesa 3.55% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mesa 1.95% of the population is Asian.

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Mesa population breakdown by race

Black or African American3.55%4.27%12.63%
American Indian2.18%4.41%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.35%0.19%0.18%
Mixed race2.91%3.31%3.06%
Other race4.34%6.97%4.75%
In Mesa, 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.

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