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Phoenix, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $231,000 (it was $107,000 in 2000)
Phoenix:

$231,000
Arizona:

$223,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $158,400 - $352,800

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $293,250
Here:

$293,250
State:

$299,485

Townhouses or other attached units: $198,929
Here:

$198,929
State:

$214,044

In 2-unit structures: $124,832
Here:

$124,832
State:

$153,614

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,695
Here:

$136,695
State:

$166,208

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,840
Here:

$185,840
State:

$214,238

Mobile homes: $54,096
Here:

$54,096
State:

$74,343

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $202,773
Here:

$202,773
State:

$47,033

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: 618,561 (559,155 occupied: 313,820 owner occupied, 245,335 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,303 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $245,911.

Median contract rent in 2017: $542 (lower quartile is $437, upper quartile is $682)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $949


Median gross rent in Phoenix, AZ in 2017: $622

Housing units in Phoenix with a mortgage: 224,219 (5,147 second mortgage, 19,586 home equity loan, 920 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 89,601

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,723

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,962

Median monthly housing costs: $1,060


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

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,626,085
  • In family households: 1,332,016 (181,117 male householders, 174,680 female householders)
    235,447 spouses, 529,091 children (494,947 natural, 9,563 adopted, 24,581 stepchildren), 51,332 grandchildren, 29,083 brothers or sisters, 36,477 parents, 41,689 other relatives, 53,100 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 275,153 (104,135 male householders (77,930 living alone)), 99,223 female householders (80,294 living alone)), 71,795 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 18,916

Size of family households: 132,606 2-persons, 79,945 3-persons, 69,011 4-persons, 38,928 5-persons, 19,537 6-persons, 15,770 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 158,224 1-person, 37,473 2-persons, 5,129 3-persons, 1,880 4-persons, 170 5-persons, 89 6-persons, 393 7-or-more-persons.

224,434 married couples with children.
133,930 single-parent households (37,311 men, 96,619 women).

62.5% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
31.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 313,486 (19.3%)
(34.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1,416no bedroom
  • 5,6771 bedroom
  • 47,6652 bedrooms
  • 150,2733 bedrooms
  • 88,8694 bedrooms
  • 19,9205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 14,797no bedroom
  • 65,6971 bedroom
  • 82,5882 bedrooms
  • 58,5603 bedrooms
  • 20,3214 bedrooms
  • 3,3725+ 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
  • 6,587no vehicle
  • 85,4281 vehicle
  • 137,7912 vehicles
  • 54,9983 vehicles
  • 20,6374 vehicles
  • 8,3795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in renter-occupied apartments
  • 33,346no vehicle
  • 118,0031 vehicle
  • 69,8662 vehicles
  • 18,8333 vehicles
  • 4,4604 vehicles
  • 8275+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1,1191 room
  • 1,8152 rooms
  • 9,0533 rooms
  • 28,4144 rooms
  • 65,8655 rooms
  • 77,3796 rooms
  • 55,0907 rooms
  • 39,6728 rooms
  • 35,4139+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 13,4081 room
  • 16,6422 rooms
  • 54,0483 rooms
  • 61,3394 rooms
  • 47,6445 rooms
  • 27,9376 rooms
  • 13,8977 rooms
  • 6,5778 rooms
  • 3,8439+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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 2017
  • 32,319Less than $10,000
  • 45,795$10,000 to $19,999
  • 58,115$20,000 to $29,999
  • 55,214$30,000 to $39,999
  • 53,455$40,000 to $49,999
  • 48,212$50,000 to $59,999
  • 60,453$60,000 to $74,999
  • 70,460$75,000 to $99,999
  • 47,301$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26,030$125,000 to $149,999
  • 30,250$150,000 to $199,999
  • 31,551$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Distribution of house value in Phoenix, AZ in 2017
  • 5,233Less than $10,000
  • 1,087$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,435$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,453$20,000 to $24,999
  • 650$25,000 to $29,999
  • 811$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,056$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,884$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,413$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,387$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3,747$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3,945$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3,729$90,000 to $99,999
  • 17,232$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18,759$125,000 to $149,999
  • 34,829$150,000 to $174,999
  • 25,256$175,000 to $199,999
  • 48,464$200,000 to $249,999
  • 34,882$250,000 to $299,999
  • 47,550$300,000 to $399,999
  • 24,747$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20,727$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5,911$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2,784$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,200$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 649$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Phoenix, AZ in 2017
  • 1,327Less than $100
  • 847$100 to $149
  • 413$150 to $199
  • 2,412$200 to $249
  • 901$250 to $299
  • 1,192$300 to $349
  • 2,451$350 to $399
  • 4,708$400 to $449
  • 6,630$450 to $499
  • 10,432$500 to $549
  • 10,225$550 to $599
  • 12,865$600 to $649
  • 17,680$650 to $699
  • 15,647$700 to $749
  • 16,063$750 to $799
  • 31,732$800 to $899
  • 28,044$900 to $999
  • 42,483$1,000 to $1,249
  • 20,439$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8,481$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,540$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,146$2,500 to $2,999
  • 409$3,000 to $3,499
  • 29$3,500 or more
  • 5,239No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.8%
Number of people working at home: 44,231 (5.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 12,601
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 50,028
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 79,211
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 111,846
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 128,172
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 62,704
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 131,758
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 26,016
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 34,213
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 53,601
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 31,542
  • 90 or more minutes: 14,406
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Phoenix

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 701,956 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 102,190 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20,921 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 817 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 628 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 127 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14,277 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 5,398 (1%)
  • Walked: 12,356 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 44,231 (5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.2%Males
  • 12.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 8.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 7.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 6.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 54,6922010 or later
  • 87,4042000 to 2009
  • 89,5141990 to 1999
  • 62,5921980 to 1989
  • 25,0761970 to 1979
  • 19,251Before 1970
Ancestries in Phoenix, AZ

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 45,907 (4.4%)
  • American: 36,211 (3.5%)
  • Irish: 30,142 (2.9%)
  • English: 30,053 (2.9%)
  • Italian: 19,608 (1.9%)
  • European: 14,401 (1.4%)
  • Polish: 7,838 (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 6,514 (0.6%)
  • African: 5,816 (0.6%)
  • French: 5,374 (0.5%)
  • Russian: 5,152 (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 4,863 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 4,636 (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 4,280 (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 3,228 (0.3%)
  • British: 3,065 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 2,840 (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 2,674 (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 2,513 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2,185 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 2,169 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 1,948 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 1,635 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 1,540 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 1,540 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 1,496 (0.1%)
  • Iraqi: 1,495 (0.1%)
  • Sudanese: 1,469 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 1,459 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 1,244 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 1,231 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 1,133 (0.1%)
  • Ethiopian: 1,130 (0.1%)
  • Kenyan: 1,078 (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 1,027 (0.10%)
  • Portuguese: 983 (0.10%)
  • Jamaican: 956 (0.09%)
  • Somali: 903 (0.09%)
  • Finnish: 901 (0.09%)
  • Slovene: 846 (0.08%)
  • Assyrian: 845 (0.08%)
  • Brazilian: 729 (0.07%)
  • Serbian: 717 (0.07%)
  • Croatian: 702 (0.07%)
  • Turkish: 611 (0.06%)
  • Armenian: 597 (0.06%)
  • Bulgarian: 584 (0.06%)
  • Israeli: 572 (0.06%)
  • Lithuanian: 514 (0.05%)
  • Syrian: 514 (0.05%)
  • Lebanese: 489 (0.05%)
  • Albanian: 480 (0.05%)
  • Slovak: 467 (0.05%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 429 (0.04%)
  • Swiss: 425 (0.04%)
  • Slavic: 320 (0.03%)
  • Afghan: 309 (0.03%)
  • Guyanese: 308 (0.03%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 251 (0.02%)
  • German Russian: 246 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 242 (0.02%)
  • Austrian: 225 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 204 (0.02%)
  • Palestinian: 186 (0.02%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 171 (0.02%)
  • Liberian: 154 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 124 (0.01%)
  • Moroccan: 119 (0.01%)
  • Haitian: 119 (0.01%)
  • Basque: 112 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 106 (0.01%)
  • Cape Verdean: 106 (0.01%)
  • Ugandan: 94 (0.01%)
  • South African: 80 (0.01%)
  • Belizean: 52 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Phoenix:

62.5% (199,503)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

India
Phoenix:

5.4% (17,093)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
Phoenix:

3.0% (9,440)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Phoenix:

2.7% (8,636)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Phoenix:

2.2% (7,046)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Iraq
Phoenix:

1.8% (5,632)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Phoenix:

1.6% (5,152)
Arizona:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 696,607
  • Other state: 593,941
  • Northeast: 88,297
  • Midwest: 209,260
  • South: 88,732
  • West: 207,652

84.9% of Phoenix residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 24.6% lived in Arizona.


Phoenix:

84.9%
State average:

82.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11,848
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5,934
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15,253
  • 7th and 8th grade: 16,179
  • 9th grade: 13,109
  • 10th grade: 9,946
  • 11th grade: 9,948
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12,469
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 127,002
  • Less than 1 year of college: 30,589
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 80,162
  • Associate degree: 37,420
  • Bachelor's degree: 92,667
  • Master's degree: 36,774
  • Professional school degree: 9,980
  • Doctorate degree: 5,299
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9,875
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5,531
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15,253
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13,744
  • 9th grade: 13,293
  • 10th grade: 10,081
  • 11th grade: 10,762
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12,377
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 115,739
  • Less than 1 year of college: 33,998
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 86,761
  • Associate degree: 46,155
  • Bachelor's degree: 97,136
  • Master's degree: 40,013
  • Professional school degree: 7,703
  • Doctorate degree: 5,987
Educational Attainment for Females
Phoenix marital status for males
Phoenix marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 385,922
  • One, attached: 28,307
  • Two: 9,933
  • 3 or 4: 26,994
  • 5 to 9: 39,378
  • 10 to 19: 39,772
  • 20 to 49: 26,248
  • 50 or more: 43,716
  • Mobile homes: 17,369
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 922

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,200

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.3%

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
  • 66.4%Electricity
  • 30.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Phoenix, AZ
  • 83.9%Electricity
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12,716
Here:

6.7%
Arizona:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,098
Here:

5.2%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14,682
Here:

19.1%
Arizona:

13.0%
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