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Phoenix, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $266,600 (it was $107,000 in 2000)
Phoenix:

$266,600
Arizona:

$255,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $193,700 - $387,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $340,802
Here:

$340,802
State:

$339,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $240,994
Here:

$240,994
State:

$267,800

In 2-unit structures: $215,427
Here:

$215,427
State:

$203,287

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $793,474
Here:

$793,474
State:

$387,093

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,338
Here:

$299,338
State:

$236,921

Mobile homes: $55,460
Here:

$55,460
State:

$80,695

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $27,036
Here:

$27,036
State:

$34,702

Phoenix,AZ index of house prices

Total population: 1,537,058 (Urban population: 1,314,870, Rural population: 6,124 (117 farm, 6,007 nonfarm))

Houses: 637,511 (586,878 occupied: 319,653 owner occupied, 267,225 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,343 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $476,881.

Median contract rent in 2019: $943 (lower quartile is $744, upper quartile is $1,204)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $917


Median gross rent in Phoenix, AZ in 2019: $1,107

Housing units in Phoenix with a mortgage: 219,783 (3,389 second mortgage, 16,923 home equity loan, 720 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 99,870

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $89,357

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,519

Median monthly housing costs: $1,127

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Phoenix, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1982

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,680,988
  • Male householders: 296,092 (76,234 living alone), Female householders: 290,786 (83,728 living alone)
  • 248,681 spouses (243,895 opposite-sex spouses), 54,938 unmarried partners, (51,223 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 526,022 children (492,472 natural, 13,363 adopted, 20,187 stepchildren), 53,307 grandchildren, 34,538 brothers or sisters, 37,960 parents, 1,800 foster children, 42,136 other relatives, 75,229 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 19,499

Size of family households: 143,014 2-persons, 82,839 3-persons, 70,853 4-persons, 46,453 5-persons, 19,914 6-persons, 13,445 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 159,962 1-person, 42,598 2-persons, 4,957 3-persons, 2,083 4-persons, 681 5-persons, 79 6-persons.

223,695 married couples with children.
132,960 single-parent households (39,778 men, 93,182 women).

62.1% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
30.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 337,352 (20.1%)
(38.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1,441no bedroom
  • 6,2061 bedroom
  • 50,6512 bedrooms
  • 150,1773 bedrooms
  • 92,8004 bedrooms
  • 18,3785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 16,568no bedroom
  • 67,6601 bedroom
  • 104,1172 bedrooms
  • 58,7703 bedrooms
  • 16,9484 bedrooms
  • 3,1625+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 8,566no vehicle
  • 80,0901 vehicle
  • 135,8352 vehicles
  • 65,0913 vehicles
  • 21,2474 vehicles
  • 8,8245+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in renter-occupied apartments
  • 34,462no vehicle
  • 122,4801 vehicle
  • 81,7552 vehicles
  • 19,3983 vehicles
  • 6,2304 vehicles
  • 2,9005+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1,3991 room
  • 1,6722 rooms
  • 8,9413 rooms
  • 32,3244 rooms
  • 69,7535 rooms
  • 76,3076 rooms
  • 52,5717 rooms
  • 40,2788 rooms
  • 36,4089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 15,4331 room
  • 17,3072 rooms
  • 56,6583 rooms
  • 71,1274 rooms
  • 54,9185 rooms
  • 29,5666 rooms
  • 11,5837 rooms
  • 5,9528 rooms
  • 4,6819+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Phoenix, AZ
  • Phoenix, AZ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Phoenix, AZ in 2019
  • 32,606Less than $10,000
  • 42,408$10,000 to $19,999
  • 52,641$20,000 to $29,999
  • 52,577$30,000 to $39,999
  • 57,827$40,000 to $49,999
  • 50,680$50,000 to $59,999
  • 60,354$60,000 to $74,999
  • 77,616$75,000 to $99,999
  • 52,608$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32,093$125,000 to $149,999
  • 33,958$150,000 to $199,999
  • 41,510$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Distribution of house value in Phoenix, AZ in 2019
  • 4,767Less than $10,000
  • 1,691$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,310$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,513$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,192$25,000 to $29,999
  • 721$30,000 to $34,999
  • 291$35,000 to $39,999
  • 600$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,313$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,418$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,415$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,572$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,044$90,000 to $99,999
  • 7,874$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9,842$125,000 to $149,999
  • 22,937$150,000 to $174,999
  • 24,667$175,000 to $199,999
  • 58,870$200,000 to $249,999
  • 44,480$250,000 to $299,999
  • 57,215$300,000 to $399,999
  • 28,144$400,000 to $499,999
  • 29,713$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7,613$750,000 to $999,999
  • 5,119$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,172$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,160$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Phoenix, AZ in 2019
  • 618Less than $100
  • 1,363$100 to $149
  • 1,458$150 to $199
  • 4,279$200 to $249
  • 897$250 to $299
  • 1,801$300 to $349
  • 1,108$350 to $399
  • 3,057$400 to $449
  • 3,909$450 to $499
  • 5,956$500 to $549
  • 6,860$550 to $599
  • 12,038$600 to $649
  • 11,013$650 to $699
  • 12,420$700 to $749
  • 13,183$750 to $799
  • 36,527$800 to $899
  • 32,042$900 to $999
  • 57,849$1,000 to $1,249
  • 31,439$1,250 to $1,499
  • 18,533$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,106$2,000 to $2,499
  • 680$2,500 to $2,999
  • 371$3,000 to $3,499
  • 326$3,500 or more
  • 6,392No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.6%
Number of people working at home: 53,132 (6.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 12,975
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 51,947
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 81,784
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 106,069
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 139,537
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 64,969
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 141,053
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 26,220
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 36,839
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 67,436
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 37,901
  • 90 or more minutes: 14,317
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Phoenix

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 711,902 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 104,729 (11.2%)
  • Bus: 22,755 (2.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 220 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 745 (0.1%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 3,530 (0.4%)
  • Taxi: 19,088 (2.0%)
  • Bicycle: 4,856 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 12,751 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 53,132 (5.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.7%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 5.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 68,4232010 or later
  • 93,2192000 to 2009
  • 88,4171990 to 1999
  • 62,5921980 to 1989
  • 25,0761970 to 1979
  • 19,251Before 1970
Ancestries in Phoenix, AZ

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 45,810 (4.4%)
  • German: 39,617 (3.8%)
  • Irish: 26,413 (2.6%)
  • Italian: 22,678 (2.2%)
  • European: 22,460 (2.2%)
  • English: 22,300 (2.2%)
  • African: 10,880 (1.1%)
  • Polish: 10,363 (1.0%)
  • Romanian: 6,398 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 6,026 (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 5,816 (0.6%)
  • French: 4,314 (0.4%)
  • British: 3,940 (0.4%)
  • Iraqi: 3,932 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 3,869 (0.4%)
  • Somali: 3,835 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 3,424 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 3,068 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 2,873 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 2,566 (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 2,478 (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 2,420 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 2,353 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 1,959 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 1,887 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 1,882 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 1,830 (0.2%)
  • Afghan: 1,826 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 1,801 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 1,779 (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 1,551 (0.2%)
  • Lebanese: 1,451 (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 1,451 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 1,389 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 1,375 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 1,373 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 1,332 (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 1,179 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 997 (0.10%)
  • Czech: 896 (0.09%)
  • Danish: 878 (0.09%)
  • Slovak: 874 (0.08%)
  • Assyrian: 869 (0.08%)
  • Jamaican: 810 (0.08%)
  • Slavic: 752 (0.07%)
  • Finnish: 698 (0.07%)
  • Sudanese: 690 (0.07%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 679 (0.07%)
  • Ugandan: 637 (0.06%)
  • Belgian: 633 (0.06%)
  • Brazilian: 626 (0.06%)
  • Armenian: 538 (0.05%)
  • Liberian: 505 (0.05%)
  • Swiss: 483 (0.05%)
  • Ghanaian: 457 (0.04%)
  • Haitian: 455 (0.04%)
  • Palestinian: 431 (0.04%)
  • Israeli: 389 (0.04%)
  • Australian: 380 (0.04%)
  • Arab: 372 (0.04%)
  • Belizean: 357 (0.03%)
  • Austrian: 342 (0.03%)
  • Jordanian: 340 (0.03%)
  • Turkish: 327 (0.03%)
  • Cajun: 309 (0.03%)
  • Egyptian: 307 (0.03%)
  • South African: 223 (0.02%)
  • Barbadian: 136 (0.01%)
  • Kenyan: 130 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 115 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 112 (0.01%)
  • Basque: 107 (0.01%)
  • Slovene: 92 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 81 (0.01%)
  • Syrian: 68 (0.01%)
  • Guyanese: 67 (0.01%)
  • Macedonian: 64 (0.01%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 57 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Phoenix:

58.4% (189,169)
Arizona:

54.4% (511,861)

India
Phoenix:

5.1% (16,653)
Arizona:

4.7% (43,796)

Guatemala
Phoenix:

2.8% (9,057)
Arizona:

1.5% (14,412)

Philippines
Phoenix:

2.4% (7,776)
Arizona:

3.4% (31,539)

Vietnam
Phoenix:

1.9% (6,037)
Arizona:

2.2% (20,567)

Canada
Phoenix:

1.8% (5,678)
Arizona:

4.5% (41,907)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 708,365
  • Other state: 612,026
  • Northeast: 93,401
  • Midwest: 203,370
  • South: 100,327
  • West: 214,928

83.7% of Phoenix residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 20.3% lived in Arizona.


Phoenix:

83.7%
State average:

82.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11,738
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6,487
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15,910
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12,895
  • 9th grade: 12,929
  • 10th grade: 10,556
  • 11th grade: 12,966
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17,380
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 137,753
  • Less than 1 year of college: 32,862
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 84,483
  • Associate degree: 37,467
  • Bachelor's degree: 93,345
  • Master's degree: 36,750
  • Professional school degree: 13,196
  • Doctorate degree: 6,096
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14,779
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5,674
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12,815
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13,178
  • 9th grade: 14,534
  • 10th grade: 6,641
  • 11th grade: 10,920
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16,376
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 127,376
  • Less than 1 year of college: 39,580
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 84,933
  • Associate degree: 45,107
  • Bachelor's degree: 105,755
  • Master's degree: 43,735
  • Professional school degree: 9,580
  • Doctorate degree: 5,442
Educational Attainment for Females
Phoenix marital status for males
Phoenix marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 374,262
  • One, attached: 28,342
  • Two: 11,533
  • 3 or 4: 29,898
  • 5 to 9: 44,995
  • 10 to 19: 43,634
  • 20 to 49: 27,457
  • 50 or more: 56,085
  • Mobile homes: 20,597
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 708

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,700

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Phoenix
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Phoenix, AZ
  • 66.3%Electricity
  • 30.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Solar energy
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Phoenix, AZ
  • 86.9%Electricity
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13,595
Here:

7.4%
Arizona:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,933
Here:

8.3%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13,706
Here:

18.4%
Arizona:

13.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability