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.