StatisticCentral CityPhoenixArizona
Population density (sq mi)2,2583,00565
Median age30.133.337.1
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%53%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%50%42%
Speak Englishn/a63%73%
Speak Spanishn/a31%20%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central City is 25% lower than Phoenix
  • The median age in Central City is 10% lower than Phoenix
  • In Central City 54.68% of the population is White
  • In Central City 12.16% of the population is Black
  • In Central City 1.47% of the population is Asian

Compare Phoenix, AZ Demographics


      Central City population breakdown by race

      RaceCentral CityPhoenixArizona
      American Indian2.96%2.01%4.41%
      Native Hawaiian0.12%0.21%0.19%
      Mixed race2.24%3.38%3.31%
      Other race26.37%11.48%6.97%
      In Central City, 41.8% 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 City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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