StatisticTempeArizonaNational
Population174,7087,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,3706591
Median age28.537.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%42%43%
Speak English75%73%79%
Speak Spanish14%20%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Tempe is 6623% higher than Arizona
  • The median age in Tempe is 23% lower than Arizona
  • In Tempe 69.88% of the population is White
  • In Tempe 5.91% of the population is Black
  • In Tempe 7.66% of the population is Asian

Compare Tempe, AZ Demographics

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      Tempe population breakdown by race

      RaceTempeArizonaNational
      White69.88%77.80%73.35%
      Black5.91%4.27%12.63%
      Asian7.66%3.05%5.22%
      American Indian2.60%4.41%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.46%0.19%0.18%
      Mixed race4.16%3.31%3.06%
      Other race9.33%6.97%4.75%
      In Tempe, 22.2% 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

      Tempe age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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