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Population in 2013: 1,513,367 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.6%
 
Males: 760,833  (50.3%)
Females: 752,534  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  32.2 years
Arizona median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 85003, 85004, 85006, 85007, 85008, 85009, 85012, 85013, 85014, 85015, 85017, 85019, 85020, 85021, 85022, 85023, 85024, 85027, 85029, 85032, 85034, 85035, 85040, 85041, 85042, 85043, 85045, 85048, 85050, 85051, 85053, 85054, 85083, 85251, 85254, 85255, 85282.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,153 (it was $41,207 in 2000)
Phoenix:

$44,153
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,594 (it was $19,833 in 2000)

Phoenix city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,500 (it was $107,000 in 2000)
Phoenix:

$140,500
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $231,092; Detached houses: $245,968; Townhouses or other attached units: $173,182; In 2-unit structures: $139,076; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,656; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,241; Mobile homes: $61,861; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $101,906

Median gross rent in 2012: $859.

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  • White alone - 683,240 (45.9%)
  • Hispanic - 600,451 (40.3%)
  • Black alone - 98,375 (6.6%)
  • Asian alone - 49,983 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 27,085 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 24,278 (1.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,772 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2,575 (0.2%)

Races in Phoenix detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Phoenix: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.2%), Irish (7.1%), English (5.7%), Italian (3.5%), United States (3.1%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 1085 feet

Land area: 474.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,187 people per square mile   (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Phoenix:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phoenix city:

  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

301,538 residents are foreign born

This city:  20.3%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 1,023 registered sex offenders living in Phoenix, Arizona as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Phoenix to the number of sex offenders is 1,455 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,340 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,152 (1.0%)

Phoenix satellite photo by USGS

Nearest cities: Paradise Valley, AZ (2.6 miles ), Glendale, AZ (2.8 miles ), Deer Creek, AZ (3.0 miles ), Scottsdale, AZ (3.4 miles ), Tolleson, AZ (3.4 miles ), Tempe, AZ (3.6 miles ), Guadalupe, AZ (3.6 miles ), Peoria, AZ (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5752 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 1998: 5585 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 1999: 5302 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2000: 4732 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2001: 5501 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2002: 7116 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2003: 9086 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2004: 12749 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2005: 12391 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2006: 9032 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2007: 6560 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2008: 2176 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2009: 1336 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 1111 buildings, average cost: $221,100
  • 2011: 952 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2012: 1650 buildings, average cost: $304,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.53 N, Longitude: 112.08 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Valley, Phoenix Valley, Valley of the Sun - includes surrounding cities such as Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Mesa, Glendale and Paradise Valley

Daytime population change due to commuting: +139,445 (+9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 440,188 (67.1%)

Area codes: 602, 480, 623

Phoenix household income distribution Phoenix home values distribution

Property values in Phoenix, AZ


Crime rates in Phoenix by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 152209177241202220234213167122117116123
per 100,000 11.715.312.617.214.115.015.413.810.57.67.67.98.3
Rapes 422400410526490533550509481522522559556
per 100,000 32.429.329.237.534.336.436.233.030.332.733.838.137.4
Robberies 3,7634,6294,0753,6763,7234,2374,3634,9424,8253,7573,2503,3243,516
per 100,000 289.3338.7290.0262.0260.5289.0287.5320.6304.3235.2210.4226.7236.7
Assaults 5,4175,2945,5615,2795,0505,7016,0475,4954,9924,3294,1134,0905,263
per 100,000 416.4387.4395.8376.2353.4388.8398.5356.4314.8271.0266.3279.0354.3
Burglaries 15,86016,67316,85517,10416,49616,25516,15019,21218,78316,28115,62618,66617,912
per 100,000 1219.31220.11199.71218.91154.41108.61064.31246.21184.41019.21011.81273.21205.8
Thefts 52,41855,19057,21455,06853,04152,53749,81149,75448,68539,64338,01238,25835,678
per 100,000 4029.74038.74072.43924.43711.83583.03282.63227.23070.02481.72461.22609.52401.7
Auto thefts 19,46622,58025,62425,65124,86924,53624,08920,85915,2219,6937,7247,5557,187
per 100,000 1496.51652.31823.91828.01740.31673.31587.51353.0959.8606.8500.1515.3483.8
Arson 255421501436378472525487473436320273306
per 100,000 19.630.835.731.126.532.234.631.629.827.320.718.620.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 597.5624.6619.7618.9584.6590.0569.8557.1491.8393.1375.3413.0415.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Phoenix detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3,986 (2,979 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Arizona average:

1.99

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Phoenix tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +328,534 (+33.1%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Grounds maintenance workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2%)

Work and jobs in Phoenix: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Phoenix, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Phoenix-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 430% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 259.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 210.2 miles away from Phoenix center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 259.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from Phoenix center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 408.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Phoenix topographic map

Birthplace of: Barry Goldwater - (1909-1998), politician, Jordin Sparks - Singer, Cindy McCain - Philanthropist and Businessperson, Stevie Nicks - (born 1948), singer-songwriter, Ty Conklin - Ice hockey goaltender, Ryan Avery - Comedian, Chuck Robb - Marine, Zola Jesus - Singer-songwriter, Joan Ganz Cooney - Television producer, Meghan McCain - Noted daughter of John McCain.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Phoenix: Frank, Jr. Luke.

Main business address for: VIAD CORP (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), SOUTHERN PERU COPPER CORP/ (METAL MINING), PETSMART INC (RETAIL-RETAIL STORES, NEC), PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES), NATIONSBANK OF DELAWARE NA (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES), P F CHANGS CHINA BISTRO INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), AVNET INC (WHOLESALE-ELECTRONIC PARTS & EQUIPMENT, NEC), ILINC COMMUNICATIONS INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.) and 33 other public companies.

Hospitals in Phoenix:

  • AFFINITY HOSPICE OF LIFE (2501 WEST DUNLAP AVENUE, SUITE 125)
  • BANNER ESTRELLA MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 9201 WEST THOMAS ROAD)
  • DESERT OASIS HOSPICE LLC (20815 NORTH 25TH PLACE, A106)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE, INC (7330 NORTH 16TH STREET, SUITE A100)
  • INTEGRA HOSPICE (340 EAST PALM LANE, SUITE 150)
  • MARICOPA MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 2601 EAST ROOSEVELT STREET)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE INC (4648 E SHEA BOULEVARD A230)
  • PHOENIX REHABILITATION HOSPITAL ("2601 E ROOSEVELT, 7TH FLOOR")
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL PHOENIX (350 WEST THOMAS ROAD)
  • SURGINET (7725 N 43RD AVENUE SUITE 510B)
  • WESTRIDGE CENTER FOR CHILDREN (720 W MONTEBELLO)

Airports and heliports located in Phoenix:

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Amtrak stations:

  • PHOENIX AIRPORT (TERMINAL 2) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • PHOENIX NORTHWEST (8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Phoenix:

  • University of Phoenix-Online Campus (Full-time enrollment: 155,655; Location: 3157 E. Elwood Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Grand Canyon University (FT enrollment: 44,186; Location: 3300 W Camelback Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.gcu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix (FT enrollment: 9,515; Location: 411 N Central Avenue - Ste 520; Public; Website: www.asu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (FT enrollment: 8,840; Location: 2233 West Dunlap Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.argosy.edu/phoenix; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Phoenix College (FT enrollment: 7,001; Location: 1202 W Thomas Rd; Public; Website: www.phoenixcollege.edu)
  • Paradise Valley Community College (FT enrollment: 5,259; Location: 18401 N 32nd St; Public; Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu)
  • GateWay Community College (FT enrollment: 3,414; Location: 108 N. 40th Street; Public; Website: www.gatewaycc.edu)
  • Anthem College-Phoenix (FT enrollment: 3,081; Location: 1515 E Indian School Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.anthem.edu)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (FT enrollment: 2,976; Location: 2844 W Deer Valley Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uti.edu/)
  • South Mountain Community College (FT enrollment: 2,736; Location: 7050 S 24th St; Public; Website: www.southmountaincc.edu)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (FT enrollment: 2,008; Location: 10400 N. 25th Avenue, Suite 190; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everestcollegephoenix.edu)
  • DeVry University-Arizona (FT enrollment: 1,724; Location: 2149 W Dunlap Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • American Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 1,353; Location: 440 S 54th Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ait-schools.com)
  • The Art Institute of Phoenix (FT enrollment: 1,147; Location: 2233 W Dunlap Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/phoenix/)
  • Allen School-Phoenix (FT enrollment: 1,088; Location: 15650 North Black Canyon Highway, B210; Private, for-profit; Website: online.allenschool.edu/online/)
  • The Bryman School of Arizona (FT enrollment: 959; Location: 2250 W. Peoria Ave. Suite A-100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.anthem.edu/brymanschool/)
  • Refrigeration School Inc (FT enrollment: 842; Location: 4210 E Washington Street; Private, for-profit; Website: refrigerationschool.com)
  • Ottawa University-Phoenix (FT enrollment: 821; Location: 10020 North 25th Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ottawa.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Brookline College-Phoenix (FT enrollment: 736; Location: 2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Ste. 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brooklinecollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • National Paralegal College (FT enrollment: 708; Location: 717 E Maryland Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: nationalparalegal.edu)

Public high schools in Phoenix:

Biggest private high schools in Phoenix:

  • NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 1,466; Location: 16401 N 43RD AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BROPHY COLLEGE PREPARATORY (Students: 1,270; Location: 4701 N CENTRAL AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • SCOTTSDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 1,220; Location: 14400 N TATUM BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • XAVIER COLLEGE PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,171; Location: 4710 N 5TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • ST MARYS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 840; Location: 2525 N 3RD ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PHOENIX CHRISTIAN UNIFIED SCHOOLS (Students: 614; Location: 1751 W INDIAN SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BOURGADE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 4602 N 31ST AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ARIZONA CULTURAL ACADEMY (Students: 254; Location: 7810 S 42ND PL; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ARIZONA LUTHERAN ACADEMY (Students: 203; Location: 6036 S 27TH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • 91ST PSALM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 2020 E BASELINE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Phoenix:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Phoenix:

  • ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 4510 N 24TH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN BOSCO INTERPARISH SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 16035 S 48TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST THERESA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 5001 E THOMAS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER (Students: 545; Location: 4715 N CENTRAL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SS SIMON & JUDE SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 6351 N 27TH AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 6300 N CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 3901 E INDIAN SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PARADISE VALLEY CHRISTIAN PREPARATORY (Students: 418; Location: 11875 N 24TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST GREGORY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 3440 N 18TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOL OF AHWATUKEE (Students: 380; Location: 4515 E MUIRWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Phoenix

Libraries in Phoenix:

  • PHOENIX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,903,174; Location: 1221 N. CENTRAL AVENUE; 1,358,074 books; 38,872 e-books; 132,042 audio materials; 123,316 video materials; 50 local licensed databases; 6 state licensed databases; 28 other licensed databases; 3,605 print serial subscriptions)
  • MARICOPA COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT OFFICE (Operating income: $24,299,656; Location: 2700 N CENTRAL AVE STE 700; 680,385 books; 7 e-books; 53,828 audio materials; 87,325 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 41 other licensed databases; 1,372 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Trevor G. Browne High School now has 2,830 students. added by Danny

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Notable locations in Phoenix: Union (A), Jokaki (B), Turf Paradise (C), Papago Bass Hatchery (D), Arizona Falls Power House (E), Phoenix Gun Club (F), Pinnacle Peak Substation (G), Heard Scout Pueblo (H), Alhambra Substation (I), Rosemary Lodge (J), Arizona Center for Women (K), Arizona State Fairgrounds (L), Arizona Substation (M), Christown Plaza (N), Deer Valley Substation (O), Camp Sombrero (P), Fowler Substation (Q), Gila Valley Lookout (R), King Memorial Center (S), Loma Vista Substation (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Alta Vista Shopping Center (1), Arcadia Plaza Shopping Center (2), Arrowhead Plaza Shopping Center (3), Bell West Plaza Shopping Center (4), Bethany East Shopping Center (5), Bethany Square Shopping Center (6), Bethany West Shopping Center (7), Biltmore Fashion Park Shopping Center (8), Biltmore Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Phoenix include: VIAD CORP (A), SOUTHERN PERU COPPER CORP/ (B), PETSMART INC (C), PINNACLE WEST CAPITAL CORP (D), NATIONSBANK OF DELAWARE NA (E), P F CHANGS CHINA BISTRO INC (F), AVNET INC (G), ILINC COMMUNICATIONS INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Phoenix include: Word of Truth Church (A), Word of Abundant Life Ministries (B), Whole Truth Church of God in Christ (C), Whitton Avenue Bible Church (D), Westridge Lutheran Church (E), Westminster Presbyterian Church (F), West Van Buren Baptist Church (G), West Valley Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), West Thomas Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (1), Phoenix Memorial Park (2), Governor Hunt Tomb (3), Memory Lawn Cemetery (4), Resthaven Park East Cemetery (5), Saint Francis Cemetery (6), Valley of the Sun Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Encanto Lagoon (A), Desert Lake Tank (B), Escondido Tank (C), Gibson Tank (D), Lockett Tank (E), Maricopa Tank (F), Mesquite Tank (G), Middle Tanks (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scatter Wash (A), Cave Creek (B), Skunk Tank Wash (C), Deadman Wash (D), Apache Wash (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Phoenix include: Coronado Park (1), Yapa Park (2), Woodland Parkway (3), Willow Park (4), Heritage Square (5), Las Palmaritas Park (6), Cortez Park (7), Cactus Park (8), Falcon Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hall of Flame Fire Fighting Museum (6101 East Van Buren Street) (1), Desert Botanical Gardens - Office (Museums; 1201 North Galvin Parkway) (2), Art Museum Cafe (1625 North Central Avenue) (3), Phoenix Art Museum (Central & McDowell) (4), Phoenix Art Museum - Phoenix Art Museum Cafe (1625 North Central Avenue Suite 1) (5), Arizona Capitol Museum (1700 West Washington Street) (6), Phoenix Museum of History (105 North 5th Street) (7), Arizona Doll and Toy Museum (602 East Adams Street) (8), Heard Museum (22 East Monte Vista Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Limousine LLC (2432 West Peoria Avenue) (1), Maricopa Manor B&B Inn (15 West Pasadena Avenue) (2), Motel 6 (1530 North 52nd Drive) (3), Days Inn (1550 North 52nd Drive) (4), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (620 North 6th Street) (5), Hawthorn Suites - Phoenix- Thunderbird (2990 W Thunderbird Rd) (6), Best Western Motor (1520 East Washington Street) (7), Hyatt Regency Phoenix (122 North Second Street) (8), Doubletree Guest Suites Phoneix Airport (320 N 44th St) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maricopa County Government - Superior Court In Maricopa County- Juvenile Court In Maricopa Co (3131 West Durango Street) (1), McKinley Court (815 North 3rd) (2), Indian Affairs Arizona Commission Of (1400 West Washington Street) (3), Maricopa County Government - Justice of the Peace- Central Phoenix Justice C (1 West Madison Street) (4), Arizona State Government - Supreme Court (1501 West Washington Street) (5), Maricopa County - Superior Court in Maricopa County- Interpreters for Foreign Languages- Main Of (East Court Building) (6), Phoenix City Government - Police Department- Traffic Warrants (620 West Washington) (7), Maricopa County - Superior Court In Maricopa County- Downtown Phoenix Complex-Adult Co (125 West Washington Street Basement) (8), Maricopa County - Superior Court In Maricopa County (111 South 3rd Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 280. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

280
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Phoenix and their reported violations in the past:

AZ WATER CO PINAL VALLEY (Address: 3805 N BLACK CANYON HWY , Population served: 88,019, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 219 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
ARIZONA WATER CO APACHE JUNCTION (Address: 3805 N BLACK CANYON HWY , Population served: 56,900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 72 regular monitoring violations
EPCOR WATER - AGUA FRIA (Address: 2355 W PINNACLE PEAK RD , Population served: 52,400, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2006)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 76 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
GLOBAL WATER SANTA CRUZ WATER COMPANY (Address: 21410 N 19TH AVE , Population served: 46,103, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
EPCOR WATER - SUN CITY (Address: 2355 W PINNACLE PEAK RD , Population served: 38,016, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
EPCOR WATER - MOHAVE (Address: 2355 W PINNACLE PEAK RD , Population served: 36,330, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 181 regular monitoring violations
CHAPARRAL CITY WATER COMPANY (Address: 2355 W PINNACLE PEAK RD , Population served: 26,026, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2008)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 324 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
EPCOR WATER - SUN CITY WEST (Address: 2355 W PINNACLE PEAK RD , Population served: 25,362, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2008)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Phoenix that have no violations reported:

  • PHOENIX CITY OF (Address: 2474 S 22ND AVE , Population served: 1,500,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • EPCOR WATER - TIERRA DEL RIO (Address: 2355 W PINNACLE PEAK RD , Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.1%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 29.0% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Phoenix in 2010:

  • 7,902 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,696 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,957 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,803 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,581 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,335 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,126 people in federal prisons
  • 972 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 918 people in state prisons
  • 501 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 248 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 240 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 208 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 124 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 79 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 25 people in federal detention centers
  • 23 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Phoenix in 2000:

  • 6,897 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5,296 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,674 people in nursing homes
  • 1,325 people in state prisons
  • 1,222 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,165 people in other group homes
  • 1,045 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 628 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 531 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 477 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 441 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 431 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 296 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 235 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 211 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 164 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 125 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 121 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 114 people in religious group quarters
  • 90 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 80 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 77 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 5 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Phoenix, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Phoenix compared to Arizona state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Chase Field. Capacity: 49,033. Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • US Airways Center. Phoenix Suns (NBA), Phoenix Mercury (WNBA), Arizona Rattlers (AFL).

Banks with most branches in Phoenix (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 60 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 49 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: 39 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 18 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Compass Bank: 15 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • New York Community Bank: 2200 East Camelback Road Branch, Ahwatukee Branch, Scottsdale Branch, Central And Camelback Branch, Desert Hills Bank Branch, Am Trust Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • National Bank of Arizona: Camelback Branch, Central Branch, 35th & Earll Branch, Scottsdale 101 Branch, Biltmore Branch, Deer Valley Branch. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Comerica Bank: Phoenix Downtown Branch, Cactus And Tatum Banking Center, 44th And Thomas Branch, North Central Phoenix Branch, 20th Street And Camelback Banking Ce, Phoenix-Happy Valley Branch. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • 32 other banks with 51 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Phoenix, Arizona:

  • Phoenix Hilton Suites, 10 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012 , Phone: (602) 222-1111, Fax: (602) 265-4841
  • Embassy Suites-phoenix N, 2577 W Greenway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023 , Phone: (602) 375-1777, Fax: (602) 375-4012
  • Quality Inn & Suites Downtown, 202 E Mcdowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004 , Phone: (602) 528-9100, Fax: (602) 258-7259
  • Hyatt Regency Phoenix, 122 N Second St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 , Phone: (602) 252-1234, Fax: (602) 440-3124
  • La Quinta Inn #704, Phoenix, 2725 N Black Cyn Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85009 , Phone: (602) 258-6271, Fax: (602) 340-9255
  • Wyndham Phoenix, 50 E Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85004 , Phone: (602) 333-0000
  • The Phoenix Place Hotel And Suites, 3600 N Second Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013 , Phone: (602) 604-4900, Fax: (602) 604-4901
  • Ramada Suites, 3211 E Pinchot Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85018 , Phone: (602) 957-1350, Fax: (602) 508-0572
  • 149 other hotels and motels
All 157 fire-safe hotels and motels in Phoenix, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Phoenix travel time to work - commute Phoenix mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Phoenix:

(Phoenix, Arizona Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Phoenix city (based on Maricopa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here: 39.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents43.4%12.6%6.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations5.9%24.2%8.1%1.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.2%2.7%2.1%1.9%17.2%
Congregations3.7%3.2%1.0%1.8%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 415$2,557,191$73,9431$540
Other Government Administration 524$2,985,562$68,37238$81,160
Judicial and Legal 477$2,571,345$64,68824$84,145
Police Protection - Officers 2,958$20,388,743$82,7130$0
Police - Other 1,026$4,320,383$50,53118$14,221
Firefighters 1,598$10,600,380$79,6020$0
Fire - Other 311$1,490,415$57,50833$50,124
Streets and Highways 577$2,619,010$54,4680$0
Airports 748$3,519,856$56,4680$0
Welfare 267$1,246,277$56,01244$60,624
Solid Waste Management 985$4,206,625$51,2484$5,619
Sewerage 460$2,200,950$57,4160$0
Parks and Recreation 701$2,675,996$45,809473$555,066
Housing and Community Development(Local) 431$2,042,257$56,8614$5,280
Water Supply 853$3,682,941$51,81212$18,644
Transit 112$551,549$59,0955$8,355
Local Libraries 157$697,556$53,316333$440,942
Other and Unallocable 216$971,216$53,95624$26,387
Totals for Government 12,816$69,328,252$64,9141,013$1,351,107

Phoenix government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $453,032,000 ($299.35)
    Transit Utilities: $292,162,000 ($193.05)
    Air Transportation: $141,218,000 ($93.31)
    Water Utilities: $111,901,000 ($73.94)
    Sewerage: $106,914,000 ($70.65)
    Regular Highways: $82,877,000 ($54.76)
    General - Other: $69,742,000 ($46.08)
    Police Protection: $18,987,000 ($12.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,726,000 ($12.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,504,000 ($7.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,503,000 ($7.60)
    General Public Buildings: $10,745,000 ($7.10)
    Libraries: $1,784,000 ($1.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $341,409,000 ($225.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $164,769,000 ($108.88)
    Air Transportation: $135,105,000 ($89.27)
    General - Other: $128,929,000 ($85.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,707,000 ($81.08)
    Water Utilities: $121,926,000 ($80.57)
    Transit Utilities: $100,477,000 ($66.39)
    Sewerage: $90,510,000 ($59.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $88,560,000 ($58.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,638,000 ($56.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,339,000 ($32.60)
    Regular Highways: $38,299,000 ($25.31)
    Libraries: $35,687,000 ($23.58)
    Central Staff Services: $32,892,000 ($21.73)
    Financial Administration: $27,161,000 ($17.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,708,000 ($11.70)
    General Public Buildings: $8,140,000 ($5.38)
    Parking Facilities: $2,302,000 ($1.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $936,407,000 ($618.76)
    Corporate Bonds: $133,337,000 ($88.11)
    Benefit Payments: $94,797,000 ($62.64)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $82,227,000 ($54.33)
    Withdrawals: $2,465,000 ($1.63)
    Other Investments - Other: $14,000 ($0.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $251,428,000 ($166.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections - Other: $12,853,000 ($8.49)
    General - Other: $175,000 ($0.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $6,988,000 ($4.62)
    Regular Highways: $5,443,000 ($3.60)
    Central Staff Services: $4,505,000 ($2.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,774,000 ($2.49)
    General - Other: $2,961,000 ($1.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,966,000 ($1.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,722,000 ($1.14)
    Air Transportation: $1,663,000 ($1.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,147,000 ($0.76)
    Transit Utilities: $1,063,000 ($0.70)
    Sewerage: $706,000 ($0.47)
    General Public Building: $686,000 ($0.45)
    Libraries: $556,000 ($0.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $409,000 ($0.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $221,000 ($0.15)
    Financial Administration: $99,000 ($0.07)
    Parking Facilities: $54,000 ($0.04)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $47,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,190,264,000 ($786.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,253,000 ($28.58)

Phoenix government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $246,288,000 ($162.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,071,000 ($77.36)
    Sewerage: $114,562,000 ($75.70)
    All Other: $58,347,000 ($38.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,376,000 ($17.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,145,000 ($6.70)
    Parking Facilities: $6,740,000 ($4.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,247,000 ($0.82)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $157,350,000 ($103.97)
    From Parent Local Government: $52,974,000 ($35.00)
    Local Employee Contribution: $27,979,000 ($18.49)
    From Other Governments: $1,070,000 ($0.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $183,818,000 ($121.46)
    Transit Utilities: $118,528,000 ($78.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,729,000 ($65.90)
    Water Utilities: $86,314,000 ($57.03)
    Sewerage: $72,036,000 ($47.60)
    All Other: $20,845,000 ($13.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $24,939,000 ($16.48)
    All Other: $19,808,000 ($13.09)
    General Local Government Support: $1,262,000 ($0.83)
    Transit Utilities: $146,000 ($0.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $137,250,000 ($90.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $26,991,000 ($17.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,908,000 ($13.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $257,415,000 ($170.09)
    Transit Utilities: $30,486,000 ($20.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $279,507,000 ($184.69)
    Highways: $150,161,000 ($99.22)
    All Other: $50,870,000 ($33.61)
    Transit Utilities: $7,034,000 ($4.65)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $536,862,000 ($354.75)
    Property: $260,592,000 ($172.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $83,720,000 ($55.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $71,723,000 ($47.39)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $51,713,000 ($34.17)
    Public Utility License: $10,563,000 ($6.98)
    NEC: $4,908,000 ($3.24)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,154,000 ($1.42)
    Other License: $339,000 ($0.22)
    Amusements License: $66,000 ($0.04)

Phoenix government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,065,775,000 ($4008.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,837,984,000 ($3196.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,380,073,000 ($911.92)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,307,313,000 ($863.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,230,742,000 ($813.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $152,282,000 ($100.62)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $122,730,000 ($81.10)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $46,159,000 ($30.50)

Phoenix government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,767,564,000 ($1167.97)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $436,191,000 ($288.23)
    Total Other Securities: $174,031,000 ($115.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,304,515,000 ($862.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,916,224,000 ($1266.20)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Phoenix:

  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEG (1280 AM; 3 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPHX (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CORP. OF ARIZONA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Phoenix:

  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNAI (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K205CI (88.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPHF (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K248AL (97.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Phoenix:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • K25DM (Channel 25; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KDMA CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFPH-CA (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF PHOENIX)
  • KTVP-LP (Channel 64; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAZT-CA (Channel 27; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KDTP (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION EDUCATORS, INC.)
  • KPAZ-TV (Channel 21; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF ARIZONA, INC.)
  • KPHZ-LP (Channel 58; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • K23BY (Channel 23; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Phoenix fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1,074
Total length: 9,960 meters (32,677ft)
Total costs: $315,100,000
Total average daily traffic: 48,170,821
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,366,033

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 8
  • 1940-1949: 11
  • 1950-1959: 19
  • 1960-1969: 65
  • 1970-1979: 87
  • 1980-1989: 271
  • 1990-1999: 352
  • 2000-2009: 247
  • 2010-2012: 11
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Phoenix, AZ
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Phoenix)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1560 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Phoenix, AZ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 491 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 1075 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 3791 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Phoenix)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Phoenix)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 1407 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 278 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8,712$144,4346,038$186,82717,248$211,863491$127,64334$4,698,7022,670$138,113113$142,396
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED519$142,877677$182,3072,447$203,970142$70,5204$7,645,500299$140,16634$62,565
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,883$130,3521,614$169,8018,727$210,235827$74,86417$3,653,9411,397$136,86698$64,921
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1,067$139,150822$180,6803,911$206,036237$121,0236$5,524,500566$138,33120$113,161
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS275$126,925224$193,6451,166$204,413123$98,3190$0167$135,1758$56,755

Detailed mortgage data for all 296 tracts in Phoenix, AZ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 242 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED906$208,375227$240,04143$149,2201$140,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED379$206,587205$238,82743$192,3520$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED161$203,88887$244,19016$140,5460$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN68$178,46125$217,0465$155,6560$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS46$212,25013$191,2514$206,6480$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7056
  • Hazardous Condition: 1644
  • Service Call: 356
  • Good Intent Call: 18

Incident types - Phoenix

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Phoenix, AZ
Most common first names in Phoenix, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,18272.8 years
William4,57272.9 years
Mary4,47978.7 years
Robert4,05169.2 years
James3,70570.2 years
Charles2,89172.5 years
George2,58174.9 years
Helen2,21879.6 years
Joseph2,14673.8 years
Frank1,87374.6 years
Most common last names in Phoenix, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,88774.2 years
Johnson1,45374.0 years
Miller1,09875.6 years
Brown1,08773.7 years
Jones1,03972.9 years
Williams1,02073.4 years
Davis77173.4 years
Anderson73175.6 years
Wilson69373.2 years
Moore61074.1 years
Businesses in Phoenix, AZ
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness3JoS. A. Bank1
7-Eleven33Johnny Rockets1
99 Cents Only Stores8Jones New York14
ALDO1Journeys4
AMF Bowling6Justice4
AT&T17KFC13
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware16Kmart4
Aeropostale4Knights Inn2
Albertsons6Kohl's4
American Eagle Outfitters3Kroger27
Ann Taylor2LA Fitness8
Apple Store1La Quinta5
Applebee's6La-Z-Boy1
Arby's12Lane Bryant4
Ashley Furniture1Lane Furniture6
Audi1LensCrafters6
AutoZone28Levi Strauss & Co.1
Avenue3Little Caesars Pizza19
BMW2Long John Silver's5
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill4Lowe's4
Bally Total Fitness1Macy's3
Banana Republic2MainStay1
Barnes & Noble4Marriott17
Baskin-Robbins6Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works7MasterBrand Cabinets20
Bebe2Mazda2
Bed Bath & Beyond5McDonald's56
Bentleymotors.Com1Men's Wearhouse6
Best Western3Motel 66
Big O Tires7Motherhood Maternity6
Blockbuster22New Balance19
Brooks Brothers1New York & Co3
Brookstone1Nike42
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nissan2
Budget Car Rental3Nordstrom1
Buffalo Wild Wings2OfficeMax9
Burger King18Old Country Buffet1
Burlington Coat Factory2Old Navy4
CVS27Olive Garden3
Cache1On The Border1
Carl\s Jr.12Outback3
Casual Male XL3Outback Steakhouse3
Catherines2Pac Sun2
Charlotte Russe2Panda Express18
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza10
Chick-Fil-A3Payless20
Chico's1Penske8
Chipotle6PetSmart10
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pier 1 Imports5
Church's Chicken19Pizza Hut21
Cinnabon 5Popeyes2
Circle K174Pottery Barn1
Clarion1Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Cold Stone Creamery10Quality1
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos9
ColorTyme1RadioShack17
Comfort Inn3Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster2
Costco6Red Robin2
Cracker Barrel2Red Roof Inn2
Cricket Wireless86Ruby Tuesday1
Crossland Economy Studios1Rue211
Curves11Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Dairy Queen17SAS Shoes3
Days Inn5SONIC Drive-In18
Deb1Safeway18
Dennys14Saks Fifth Avenue1
Discount Tire13Sam's Club2
Domino's Pizza24Sears17
DressBarn2Sheraton2
Dressbarn2Skechers USA1
Dunkin Donuts13Sleep Inn2
Econo Lodge1Soma Intimates1
El Pollo Loco6Spencer Gifts3
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel15
Express1Staples10
Extended Stay America6Starbucks88
Extended Stay Deluxe2Studio 61
Famous Footwear12Subaru1
Fashion Bug2Subway66
FedEx153Super 83
Finish Line3T-Mobile56
Firestone Complete Auto Care10T.G.I. Driday's3
Foot Locker3T.J.Maxx2
Ford2Taco Bell25
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Target9
GNC9The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop17The Room Place5
Gap2Torrid1
Goodwill1Toyota2
Gymboree3Toys"R"Us6
H&R Block59Trader Joe's3
Haagen-Dazs1Travelodge2
Haworth1True Value1
Hilton23U-Haul35
Hobby Lobby2UPS151
Holiday Inn10Urban Outfitters1
Hollister Co.2Vans18
Home Depot8Verizon Wireless16
Homestead Studio Suites1Victoria's Secret4
Honda2Village Inn2
Hot Topic3Volkswagen2
Howard Johnson1Vons18
Hyatt3Waffle House6
IHOP10Walgreens36
IZOD1Walmart14
InTown Suites2Wendy's23
J.Crew2Westin1
JCPenney3Wet Seal3
Jack In The Box50Whole Foods Market2
Jamba Juice7YMCA7
Jimmy John's4

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