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Phoenix, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $352,600 (it was $107,000 in 2000)
Phoenix:

$352,600
Arizona:

$336,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $248,300 - $500,100

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $452,968
Here:

$452,968
State:

$430,899

Townhouses or other attached units: $300,398
Here:

$300,398
State:

$317,232

In 2-unit structures: $1,164,121
Here:

$1,164,121
State:

$412,519

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $229,335
Here:

$229,335
State:

$250,709

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,875
Here:

$299,875
State:

$273,270

Mobile homes: $159,046
Here:

$159,046
State:

$123,215

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,792,679
Here:

$1,792,679
State:

$239,133

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

Houses: 644,625 (602,039 occupied: 354,237 owner occupied, 247,802 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

32%

Housing density: 1,357 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $375,817.

Median contract rent in 2021: $1,133 (lower quartile is $884, upper quartile is $1,434)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2021: $1,605


Median gross rent in Phoenix, AZ in 2021: $1,293

Housing units in Phoenix with a mortgage: 246,434 (16,890 second mortgage, 624 home equity loan, 12,949 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,634

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $96,609

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $63,626

Median monthly housing costs: $1,284

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Phoenix, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1983

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,624,539
  • Male householders: 295,670 (78,135 living alone), Female householders: 306,369 (84,944 living alone)
  • 250,923 spouses (246,224 opposite-sex spouses), 61,041 unmarried partners, (57,362 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 486,089 children (458,037 natural, 11,127 adopted, 16,925 stepchildren), 42,986 grandchildren, 35,473 brothers or sisters, 31,632 parents, 1,167 foster children, 34,441 other relatives, 55,780 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 22,968

Size of family households: 141,648 2-persons, 86,657 3-persons, 77,772 4-persons, 42,772 5-persons, 21,190 6-persons, 14,983 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 163,079 1-person, 44,936 2-persons, 5,142 3-persons, 2,458 4-persons, 1,012 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 342 7-or-more-persons.

217,299 married couples with children.
124,766 single-parent households (38,855 men, 85,911 women).

63.3% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
30.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 301,289 (18.5%)
(38.4% 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:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 2,409no bedroom
  • 7,0561 bedroom
  • 53,7022 bedrooms
  • 168,3523 bedrooms
  • 101,2254 bedrooms
  • 21,4935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 20,327no bedroom
  • 62,0141 bedroom
  • 96,4052 bedrooms
  • 50,4573 bedrooms
  • 15,8704 bedrooms
  • 2,7295+ 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
  • 8,139no vehicle
  • 95,9071 vehicle
  • 155,9822 vehicles
  • 61,2333 vehicles
  • 25,8044 vehicles
  • 7,1725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in renter-occupied apartments
  • 28,750no vehicle
  • 116,1971 vehicle
  • 76,6502 vehicles
  • 18,2033 vehicles
  • 5,6264 vehicles
  • 2,3765+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1,6871 room
  • 2,7502 rooms
  • 10,4383 rooms
  • 36,6644 rooms
  • 79,3995 rooms
  • 83,0076 rooms
  • 57,6717 rooms
  • 39,2278 rooms
  • 43,3949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 18,8121 room
  • 20,8912 rooms
  • 51,2413 rooms
  • 66,2944 rooms
  • 45,2585 rooms
  • 25,5826 rooms
  • 9,8897 rooms
  • 4,3998 rooms
  • 5,4369+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2021 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 2021
  • 33,768Less than $10,000
  • 36,766$10,000 to $19,999
  • 46,490$20,000 to $29,999
  • 51,632$30,000 to $39,999
  • 51,934$40,000 to $49,999
  • 44,061$50,000 to $59,999
  • 62,074$60,000 to $74,999
  • 82,055$75,000 to $99,999
  • 61,098$100,000 to $124,999
  • 38,544$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42,114$150,000 to $199,999
  • 51,503$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2021 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Distribution of house value in Phoenix, AZ in 2021
  • 6,748Less than $10,000
  • 1,599$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,555$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,132$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,234$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,648$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,034$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,480$40,000 to $49,999
  • 617$50,000 to $59,999
  • 874$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,131$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,272$80,000 to $89,999
  • 461$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4,709$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5,592$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10,009$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10,769$175,000 to $199,999
  • 37,990$200,000 to $249,999
  • 42,369$250,000 to $299,999
  • 85,343$300,000 to $399,999
  • 48,099$400,000 to $499,999
  • 56,686$500,000 to $749,999
  • 19,043$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6,420$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3,285$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 3,138$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Phoenix, AZ in 2021
  • 711Less than $100
  • 709$100 to $149
  • 1,106$150 to $199
  • 1,167$200 to $249
  • 910$250 to $299
  • 715$300 to $349
  • 1,382$350 to $399
  • 1,400$400 to $449
  • 913$450 to $499
  • 4,652$500 to $549
  • 2,395$550 to $599
  • 4,890$600 to $649
  • 5,204$650 to $699
  • 8,259$700 to $749
  • 7,242$750 to $799
  • 21,680$800 to $899
  • 24,818$900 to $999
  • 60,088$1,000 to $1,249
  • 43,552$1,250 to $1,499
  • 35,631$1,500 to $1,999
  • 8,608$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,840$2,500 to $2,999
  • 572$3,000 to $3,499
  • 2,004$3,500 or more
  • 7,354No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2021

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.8%
Number of people working at home: 177,257 (22.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14,766
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 44,016
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 71,593
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 98,804
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 123,773
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 52,099
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 97,134
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 21,515
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 22,825
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 36,351
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 23,295
  • 90 or more minutes: 8,662
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Phoenix

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 578,772 (65.4%)
  • Carpooled: 86,339 (9.8%)
  • Bus: 12,687 (1.4%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 8 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 48 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 1,198 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 108 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 15,481 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 2,838 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 9,829 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 177,257 (20.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
  • Unemployment by race in 2021
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 6.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 6.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 68,5872010 or later
  • 87,4642000 to 2009
  • 73,4311990 to 1999
  • 62,5921980 to 1989
  • 25,0761970 to 1979
  • 19,251Before 1970
Ancestries in Phoenix, AZ

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 44,703 (4.9%)
  • English: 36,071 (4.0%)
  • American: 34,622 (3.8%)
  • Irish: 28,413 (3.1%)
  • Italian: 19,583 (2.2%)
  • European: 12,812 (1.4%)
  • Polish: 8,590 (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 7,017 (0.8%)
  • Ethiopian: 5,698 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 5,661 (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 4,896 (0.5%)
  • Iraqi: 4,207 (0.5%)
  • African: 3,831 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 3,644 (0.4%)
  • French: 3,486 (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 3,206 (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 2,319 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 2,291 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 2,232 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 2,214 (0.2%)
  • Liberian: 2,058 (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 1,815 (0.2%)
  • Lebanese: 1,772 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 1,649 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 1,593 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 1,560 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 1,546 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 1,475 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 1,412 (0.2%)
  • British: 1,408 (0.2%)
  • Egyptian: 1,395 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 1,381 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 1,367 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 1,340 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 1,164 (0.1%)
  • Somali: 1,097 (0.1%)
  • Jamaican: 1,090 (0.1%)
  • Assyrian: 1,090 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 924 (0.1%)
  • South African: 852 (0.09%)
  • Canadian: 833 (0.09%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 830 (0.09%)
  • Bulgarian: 823 (0.09%)
  • Croatian: 791 (0.09%)
  • Turkish: 702 (0.08%)
  • Brazilian: 694 (0.08%)
  • Slovak: 658 (0.07%)
  • Danish: 626 (0.07%)
  • Swiss: 485 (0.05%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 463 (0.05%)
  • Arab: 443 (0.05%)
  • Nigerian: 440 (0.05%)
  • Lithuanian: 433 (0.05%)
  • Palestinian: 418 (0.05%)
  • Sudanese: 411 (0.05%)
  • Ghanaian: 361 (0.04%)
  • Finnish: 358 (0.04%)
  • Austrian: 331 (0.04%)
  • Kenyan: 285 (0.03%)
  • Slovene: 265 (0.03%)
  • Latvian: 252 (0.03%)
  • Israeli: 221 (0.02%)
  • Moroccan: 214 (0.02%)
  • Jordanian: 196 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 160 (0.02%)
  • Icelander: 150 (0.02%)
  • Senegalese: 146 (0.02%)
  • Luxembourger: 143 (0.02%)
  • Ugandan: 130 (0.01%)
  • Basque: 127 (0.01%)
  • Armenian: 84 (0.01%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 82 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 75 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 51 (0.01%)
  • Cypriot: 46 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Phoenix:

58.4% (175,885)
Arizona:

53.7% (495,043)

India
Phoenix:

4.9% (14,800)
Arizona:

4.7% (43,334)

Guatemala
Phoenix:

3.8% (11,496)
Arizona:

1.6% (14,614)

Philippines
Phoenix:

2.7% (8,088)
Arizona:

3.2% (29,693)

Canada
Phoenix:

1.8% (5,529)
Arizona:

4.4% (40,395)

Cuba
Phoenix:

1.7% (5,068)
Arizona:

0.9% (8,153)

Vietnam
Phoenix:

1.7% (4,987)
Arizona:

2.1% (19,179)

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

  • This state: 688,927
  • Other state: 612,893
  • Northeast: 86,385
  • Midwest: 200,074
  • South: 101,723
  • West: 224,711

84.7% of Phoenix residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 20.4% lived in Arizona.


Phoenix:

84.7%
State average:

83.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14,173
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5,088
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12,656
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10,590
  • 9th grade: 13,530
  • 10th grade: 6,025
  • 11th grade: 9,954
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18,394
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 122,714
  • Less than 1 year of college: 34,737
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 74,611
  • Associate degree: 38,733
  • Bachelor's degree: 109,589
  • Master's degree: 39,724
  • Professional school degree: 12,742
  • Doctorate degree: 7,773
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16,821
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4,690
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12,424
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9,635
  • 9th grade: 10,368
  • 10th grade: 6,211
  • 11th grade: 8,558
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14,381
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 112,778
  • Less than 1 year of college: 38,037
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 75,954
  • Associate degree: 44,651
  • Bachelor's degree: 105,776
  • Master's degree: 56,636
  • Professional school degree: 10,659
  • Doctorate degree: 6,470
Educational Attainment for Females
Phoenix marital status for males
Phoenix marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 388,485
  • One, attached: 31,513
  • Two: 8,724
  • 3 or 4: 28,656
  • 5 to 9: 32,376
  • 10 to 19: 34,469
  • 20 to 49: 26,726
  • 50 or more: 72,619
  • Mobile homes: 20,027
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,030

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2021: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2021: 1.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 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
  • 68.3%Electricity
  • 28.7%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Solar energy
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Phoenix, AZ
  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18,374
Here:

10.1%
Arizona:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8,208
Here:

8.6%
Arizona:

9.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15,326
Here:

20.7%
Arizona:

17.1%
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