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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: 611,421 (555,953 occupied: 294,909 owner occupied, 261,044 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,288 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $213,074.

Median contract rent in 2016: $542 (lower quartile is $437, upper quartile is $682)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $943


Median gross rent in Phoenix, AZ in 2016: $622

Housing units in Phoenix with a mortgage: 210,648 (7,018 second mortgage, 19,313 home equity loan, 1,205 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 84,261

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,541

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,849

Median monthly housing costs: $1,018


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Phoenix, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $213,300 (it was $107,000 in 2000)
Phoenix:

$213,300
Arizona:

$205,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $145,200 - $341,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $284,717
Here:

$284,717
State:

$286,937

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,763
Here:

$186,763
State:

$205,285

In 2-unit structures: $245,867
Here:

$245,867
State:

$182,416

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,469
Here:

$145,469
State:

$159,891

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,213
Here:

$218,213
State:

$196,070

Mobile homes: $47,435
Here:

$47,435
State:

$67,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,471
Here:

$12,471
State:

$37,726
Median year house/condo built: 1982

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,615,041
  • In family households: 1,330,901 (172,546 male householders, 183,987 female householders)
    231,044 spouses, 527,959 children (495,848 natural, 12,139 adopted, 19,972 stepchildren), 46,584 grandchildren, 33,117 brothers or sisters, 42,954 parents, 44,241 other relatives, 48,469 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 265,766 (105,485 male householders (78,448 living alone)), 93,935 female householders (78,456 living alone)), 66,346 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 18,374

Size of family households: 123,771 2-persons, 82,004 3-persons, 70,336 4-persons, 40,095 5-persons, 24,019 6-persons, 16,308 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 156,904 1-person, 35,000 2-persons, 5,077 3-persons, 1,340 4-persons, 763 5-persons, 187 6-persons, 149 7-or-more-persons.

231,042 married couples with children.
137,212 single-parent households (32,416 men, 104,796 women).

61.9% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
31.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 321,813 (19.9%)
(33.7% 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:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Phoenix, Arizona:

  • 1,271no bedroom
  • 5,5171 bedroom
  • 43,2242 bedrooms
  • 142,3293 bedrooms
  • 83,2914 bedrooms
  • 19,2775+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Phoenix population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona:

  • 17,229no bedroom
  • 62,5721 bedroom
  • 96,0042 bedrooms
  • 60,8033 bedrooms
  • 21,2674 bedrooms
  • 3,1695+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Phoenix population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 7,529no vehicle
  • 84,5411 vehicle
  • 128,5052 vehicles
  • 52,2153 vehicles
  • 16,4614 vehicles
  • 5,6585+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Phoenix population

Cars and other vehicles available in Phoenix in renter-occupied apartments

  • 39,227no vehicle
  • 120,7691 vehicle
  • 75,7062 vehicles
  • 18,4433 vehicles
  • 5,0604 vehicles
  • 1,8395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Phoenix population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phoenix, Arizona:

  • 8071 room
  • 2,0222 rooms
  • 7,2793 rooms
  • 27,2124 rooms
  • 67,7295 rooms
  • 71,2616 rooms
  • 51,4667 rooms
  • 34,9418 rooms
  • 32,1929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Phoenix population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phoenix, Arizona:

  • 15,9021 room
  • 18,1792 rooms
  • 54,5193 rooms
  • 68,6584 rooms
  • 50,2485 rooms
  • 30,0226 rooms
  • 12,6637 rooms
  • 7,0278 rooms
  • 3,8269+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Phoenix population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 household income distribution

  • Phoenix, AZ household income distribution
  • 43,268Less than $10,000
  • 28,036$10,000 to $14,999
  • 23,328$15,000 to $19,999
  • 30,279$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29,184$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27,589$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27,954$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31,080$40,000 to $44,999
  • 23,715$45,000 to $49,999
  • 49,713$50,000 to $59,999
  • 57,621$60,000 to $74,999
  • 64,435$75,000 to $99,999
  • 40,844$100,000 to $124,999
  • 25,601$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25,474$150,000 to $199,999
  • 27,832$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Phoenix, AZ
  • 4,151Less than $10,000
  • 1,763$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,814$15,000 to $19,999
  • 678$20,000 to $24,999
  • 442$25,000 to $29,999
  • 967$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,010$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,983$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4,253$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,124$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,666$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6,812$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5,222$90,000 to $99,999
  • 20,103$100,000 to $124,999
  • 20,726$125,000 to $149,999
  • 35,496$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23,925$175,000 to $199,999
  • 38,773$200,000 to $249,999
  • 29,822$250,000 to $299,999
  • 37,352$300,000 to $399,999
  • 23,101$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19,015$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5,819$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,946$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,214$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 732$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Phoenix, AZ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Phoenix, AZ
  • 1,580Less than $100
  • 1,081$100 to $149
  • 1,144$150 to $199
  • 2,615$200 to $249
  • 1,514$250 to $299
  • 2,273$300 to $349
  • 1,930$350 to $399
  • 5,342$400 to $449
  • 8,196$450 to $499
  • 15,698$500 to $549
  • 12,840$550 to $599
  • 18,161$600 to $649
  • 17,663$650 to $699
  • 18,775$700 to $749
  • 16,024$750 to $799
  • 33,783$800 to $899
  • 26,841$900 to $999
  • 40,888$1,000 to $1,249
  • 15,134$1,250 to $1,499
  • 6,836$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,400$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,003$2,500 to $2,999
  • 506$3,000 to $3,499
  • 356$3,500 or more
  • 8,461No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 49,3482010 or later
  • 85,4692000 to 2009
  • 98,9711990 to 1999
  • 62,5921980 to 1989
  • 25,0761970 to 1979
  • 19,251Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Phoenix population
Phoenix commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14,898
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 51,767
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 84,576
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 113,164
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 125,946
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 48,047
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 121,544
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 21,944
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 29,234
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 51,174
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 40,013
  • 90 or more minutes: 13,194
Phoenix, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.8%
Number of people working at home: 43,138 (5.7% of all workers)

Phoenix mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 670,770 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 108,152 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22,129 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1,412 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 743 (0%)
  • Railroad: 343 (0%)
  • Taxi: 16,019 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 5,215 (1%)
  • Walked: 11,602 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 43,138 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 50,991
 American: 34,055
 Irish: 31,012
 English: 23,907
 Italian: 21,475
 European: 15,533
 Polish: 9,196
 Norwegian: 7,712
 Scottish: 5,847
 African: 5,605
 Swedish: 4,176
 Scotch-Irish: 4,123
 Dutch: 3,943
 French (except Basque): 3,711
 Iraqi: 3,461
 Russian: 3,391
 Romanian: 3,185
 French Canadian: 2,695
 Sudanese: 2,554
 British: 2,367
 Iranian: 2,347
 Welsh: 2,074
 Ethiopian: 2,041
 Scandinavian: 1,983
 Greek: 1,966
 Northern European: 1,674
 Danish: 1,674
 Somali: 1,596
 Canadian: 1,523
 Arab: 1,431
 Finnish: 1,413
 Ukrainian: 1,327
 Jamaican: 1,317
 Syrian: 1,276
 Yugoslavian: 1,226
 Bulgarian: 1,164
 Portuguese: 1,100
 Czech: 1,066
 Albanian: 1,055
 Afghan: 977
 Serbian: 919
 Hungarian: 887
 Eastern European: 862
 Austrian: 851
 Swiss: 809
 Palestinian: 582
 Czechoslovakian: 560
 Slovak: 553
 Armenian: 534
 Lithuanian: 486
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 474
 Ghanaian: 445
 Lebanese: 408
 Jordanian: 371
 Brazilian: 355
 Slovene: 303
 Croatian: 297
 Nigerian: 293
 Haitian: 291
 Turkish: 220
 Israeli: 201
 Australian: 197
 Latvian: 191
 Belgian: 174
 Liberian: 151
 Moroccan: 139
 Egyptian: 98
 British West Indian: 93
 Guyanese: 82
 West Indian: 75
 Macedonian: 70
 South African: 67
 German Russian: 66
 Belizean: 56
 Slavic: 47
 New Zealander: 44
 Cape Verdean: 44
 Basque: 43
 Pennsylvania German: 27

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

  • 62%Mexico
  • 4%India
  • 3%Philippines
  • 2%Guatemala
  • 2%Iraq
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 683,613
  • Other state: 586,394
  • Northeast: 91,403
  • Midwest: 185,985
  • South: 91,331
  • West: 217,675

82% of Phoenix residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 18% lived in Arizona.

Phoenix:

82.4%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13,006
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7,496
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16,072
  • 7th and 8th grade: 11,651
  • 9th grade: 11,256
  • 10th grade: 10,810
  • 11th grade: 11,807
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16,085
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 120,765
  • Less than 1 year of college: 27,571
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 76,878
  • Associate degree: 37,188
  • Bachelor's degree: 90,170
  • Master's degree: 29,375
  • Professional school degree: 11,782
  • Doctorate degree: 5,073

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14,333
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6,356
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17,280
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12,877
  • 9th grade: 11,168
  • 10th grade: 12,022
  • 11th grade: 11,898
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 13,120
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 117,919
  • Less than 1 year of college: 35,977
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 83,105
  • Associate degree: 37,822
  • Bachelor's degree: 94,056
  • Master's degree: 40,164
  • Professional school degree: 8,576
  • Doctorate degree: 5,089

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 10.9%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.0%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 7.1%Females
Phoenix marital status for males
Phoenix marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 372,576
  • One, attached: 29,194
  • Two: 7,417
  • 3 or 4: 30,462
  • 5 to 9: 38,282
  • 10 to 19: 46,671
  • 20 to 49: 24,327
  • 50 or more: 42,776
  • Mobile homes: 19,313
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 403

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,200

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Phoenix:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Phoenix
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.9%)
  • Utility gas (30.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Electricity (84.4%)
  • Utility gas (13.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13,255
Here:

7.0%
Arizona:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8,583
Here:

8.7%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,420
Here:

14.3%
Arizona:

12.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)