StatisticSouthwestMesaArizona
Population69,184470,4567,278,717
Population density (sq mi)6,0893,40965
Median age33.036.137.1
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a54%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%42%
Speak Englishn/a79%73%
Speak Spanishn/a17%20%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southwest is 79% higher than Mesa
  • The median age in Southwest is 9% lower than Mesa
  • In Southwest 76.72% of the population is White
  • In Southwest 5.11% of the population is Black
  • In Southwest 3.48% of the population is Asian

Compare Mesa, AZ Demographics

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      Southwest population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthwestMesaArizona
      White76.72%84.72%77.80%
      Black5.11%3.55%4.27%
      Asian3.48%1.95%3.05%
      American Indian4.44%2.18%4.41%
      Native Hawaiian0.51%0.35%0.19%
      Mixed race4.18%2.91%3.31%
      Other race5.57%4.34%6.97%
      In Southwest, 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

      Southwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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