StatisticMesaArizonaNational
Population470,4567,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,4096591
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Mesa is 5145% 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
  • In Mesa 1.95% of the population is Asian

Compare Mesa, AZ Demographics

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      Mesa population breakdown by race

      RaceMesaArizonaNational
      White84.72%77.80%73.35%
      Black3.55%4.27%12.63%
      Asian1.95%3.05%5.22%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Mesa age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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