Statistic Phoenix Arizona National
Population 1,658,422 7,278,717 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 3,200 65 91
Median age 33.9 37.1 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 47% 53% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 49% 42% 43%
Speak English 63% 73% 79%
Speak Spanish 30% 20% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Phoenix is 4823% higher than Arizona
  • The median age in Phoenix is 9% lower than Arizona
  • In Phoenix 68.23% of the population is White
  • In Phoenix 7.10% of the population is Black
  • In Phoenix 3.86% of the population is Asian

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      Phoenix population breakdown by race

      Race Phoenix Arizona National
      White 68.23% 77.80% 73.35%
      Black 7.10% 4.27% 12.63%
      Asian 3.86% 3.05% 5.22%
      American Indian 2.03% 4.41% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
      Mixed race 8.27% 3.31% 3.06%
      Other race 10.31% 6.97% 4.75%
      In Phoenix, 42.6% 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 Phoenix, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).