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2009 2000

Races in Phoenix, AZ (2009)

  • White alone - 725,457 (45.5%)
  • Hispanic - 688,939 (43.2%)
  • Black alone - 84,975 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 44,134 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 23,597 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 21,296 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3,552 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,708 (0.1%)

Races in Phoenix, AZ (2000)

  • White alone - 736,844 (55.8%)
  • Hispanic - 449,972 (34.1%)
  • Black alone - 63,756 (4.8%)
  • Asian alone - 25,453 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 21,472 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 20,707 (1.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1,353 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1,488 (0.1%)

2009 2000

Races in Arizona (2009)

  • White alone - 3,767,988 (57.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2,031,651 (30.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 260,968 (4.0%)
  • Black alone - 237,258 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 162,025 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 113,917 (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11,051 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 10,920 (0.2%)

Races in Arizona (2000)

  • White alone - 3,274,258 (63.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,295,617 (25.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 233,370 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 149,941 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 89,315 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 76,372 (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5,639 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 6,120 (0.1%)


English speakers - Total:

61.7% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
32.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English less than very well).
5.5% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

87.7% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
10.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English less than very well).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

65.6% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
25.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English less than very well).
8.9% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

8.8% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
75.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (27% speak English very well, 73% speak English less than very well).
15.9% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English less than very well).


White / Caucasian - Speak only English
Native:

80.1% (731,475)
Foreign born:

7.8% (20,079)
White / Caucasian - Speak another language
Native:

19.9% (181,678)
Foreign born:

92.2% (237,221)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

97.1% (69,179)
Foreign born:

37.4% (3,348)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

2.9% (2,052)
Foreign born:

62.6% (5,603)

American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak only English
Native:

67.6% (17,640)
Foreign born:

20.5% (506)
American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak another language
Native:

32.4% (8,473)
Foreign born:

79.5% (1,967)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

54.2% (6,363)
Foreign born:

14.3% (4,183)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

45.8% (5,383)
Foreign born:

85.7% (25,069)

Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander - Speak only English
Native:

72.3% (1,918)
Foreign born:

8.2% (25)
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander - Speak another language
Native:

23.6% (627)
Foreign born:

89.9% (277)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

27.3% (13,746)
Foreign born:

3.6% (1,518)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

72.7% (36,556)
Foreign born:

96.4% (40,306)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

85.8% (21,739)
Foreign born:

13.9% (604)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

14.2% (3,586)
Foreign born:

86.1% (3,748)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

96.7% (629,132)
Foreign born:

34.7% (12,471)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

3.3% (21,668)
Foreign born:

65.3% (23,442)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

38.7% (127,220)
Foreign born:

3.5% (9,471)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

61.3% (201,179)
Foreign born:

96.5% (258,799)

257,325 residents are foreign born (15.5% Latin America).

This city:  19.5%
Arizona:  12.8%

Median age by place of birth - Phoenix

Place of birth - Phoenix
White

Place of birth - Phoenix
Black or African American

Place of birth - Phoenix
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Phoenix
Asian

Place of birth - Phoenix
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - Phoenix
Other race

Place of birth - Phoenix
Two or more races

Place of birth - Phoenix
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Phoenix
Hispanic or Latino

Population born outside the United States - Phoenix

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Phoenix

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Phoenix

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Phoenix

Place of birth by age - Phoenix

Marital status for White / Caucasian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 41.9%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%
Females:
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

59.7% (10,247)
Unmarried:

40.3% (6,929)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.0% (128,034)
Unmarried:

57.0% (169,970)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 55.8%
  • Now married: 31.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 10.3%
Females:
  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 25.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

50.8% (886)
Unmarried:

49.2% (858)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

27.3% (6,307)
Unmarried:

72.7% (16,754)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 70.5%
  • Now married: 21.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 6.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (798)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

35.4% (2,914)
Unmarried:

64.6% (5,318)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 6.5%
Females:
  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (1,399)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

68.6% (8,218)
Unmarried:

31.4% (3,770)
Marital status for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 61.6%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 52.0%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 1.5%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

97.4% (28)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.1% (443)
Unmarried:

57.3% (588)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 7.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

58.0% (1,969)
Unmarried:

42.0% (1,427)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

48.8% (11,539)
Unmarried:

51.2% (12,084)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 52.3%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 0.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 56.2%
  • Now married: 30.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

64.3% (337)
Unmarried:

35.7% (187)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

20.7% (1,648)
Unmarried:

79.3% (6,328)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 13.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

75.7% (5,808)
Unmarried:

24.3% (1,860)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

42.8% (71,115)
Unmarried:

57.2% (94,851)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 49.1%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 6.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.5%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

50.2% (6,664)
Unmarried:

49.8% (6,601)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

43.3% (69,642)
Unmarried:

56.7% (91,283)

Ancestries in Phoenix
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 595,934 (45.1%)
  • German - 181,124 (13.7%)
  • Irish - 123,927 (9.4%)
  • English - 105,835 (8.0%)
  • Italian - 58,578 (4.4%)
  • United States - 53,479 (4.0%)
  • Polish - 32,050 (2.4%)
  • French - 31,987 (2.4%)
  • Norwegian - 22,052 (1.7%)
  • Scottish - 20,873 (1.6%)
  • Swedish - 19,294 (1.5%)
  • Dutch - 18,765 (1.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 15,707 (1.2%)
  • Russian - 10,601 (0.8%)
  • French Canadian - 7,918 (0.6%)
  • Welsh - 7,728 (0.6%)
  • Czech - 7,703 (0.6%)
  • Danish - 7,129 (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African - 5,963 (0.5%)
  • Hungarian - 5,925 (0.4%)
  • Arab - 5,172 (0.4%)
  • Greek - 4,770 (0.4%)
  • Swiss - 3,460 (0.3%)
  • Portuguese - 2,722 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian - 2,467 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian - 2,417 (0.2%)
  • Slovak - 1,914 (0.1%)
  • West Indian - 1,614 (0.1%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White: 993,069 (78.6%)
  • Black or African American: 55,930 (64.0%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 19,951 (63.9%)
  • Asian: 31,053 (70.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 2,306 (78.4%)
  • Other race: 73,855 (70.9%)
  • Two or more races: 27,997 (82.7%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 588,325 (81.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 497,571 (74.0%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White: 224,360 (17.8%)
  • Black or African American: 26,296 (30.1%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 7,428 (23.8%)
  • Asian: 7,694 (17.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 503 (17.1%)
  • Other race: 28,330 (27.2%)
  • Two or more races: 5,256 (15.5%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 96,952 (13.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 159,497 (23.7%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 9,361 (0.7%)
  • Black or African American: 178 (0.2%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 2,206 (7.1%)
  • Asian: 379 (0.9%)
  • Other race: 513 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races: 48 (0.1%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 7,451 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2,591 (0.4%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White: 31,276 (2.5%)
  • Black or African American: 4,112 (4.7%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 1,361 (4.4%)
  • Asian: 2,304 (5.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 46 (1.6%)
  • Other race: 976 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races: 517 (1.5%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 23,311 (3.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8,996 (1.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 5,767 (0.5%)
  • Black or African American: 865 (1.0%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 294 (0.9%)
  • Asian: 2,618 (5.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 41 (1.4%)
  • Other race: 483 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races: 44 (0.1%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 2,516 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3,574 (0.5%)
Children Nativity - Phoenix, AZ
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 49,051 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 37,985 • Foreign born: 1,230 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 14,181 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 46,360 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 23,315 • Foreign born: 1,850 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 80,516 • Foreign born: 991 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 49,106 • Foreign born: 15,594 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 16,146 • Foreign born: 959 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 54,148 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 44,664 • Foreign born: 34,848 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 35,812
  • Europe: 21,598
  • Eastern Europe: 11,490
  • South Central Asia: 10,591
  • Eastern Asia: 7,185
  • Northern Europe: 4,262
  • Western Europe: 4,032
  • Southern Europe: 1,733

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • India: 6,739
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: 3,169
  • China: 2,938
  • Korea: 2,386
  • Romania: 2,381
  • Germany: 2,113
  • Iran: 1,510
  • England: 1,484
  • Russia: 1,275
  • France: 1,136
  • Italy: 1,124
  • Poland: 936
  • Yugoslavia: 778
  • Japan: 700
  • Bulgaria: 684
  • Ireland: 650
  • Taiwan: 645
  • Hong Kong: 572
  • Croatia: 457
  • Afghanistan: 446
  • Albania: 408
  • Scotland: 354
  • Other Eastern Europe: 319
  • Czechoslovakia: 304
  • Ukraine: 302
  • Serbia: 298
  • Hungary: 278
  • Netherlands: 252
  • Switzerland: 232
  • Austria: 227
  • Greece: 217
  • Portugal: 199
  • Sweden: 178
  • Spain: 149
  • Belgium: 115
  • Belarus: 109
  • Macedonia: 71
  • Moldova: 68
  • Bangladesh: 48
  • Lithuania: 42
  • Other Northern Europe: 40
  • Other Western Europe: 33
  • Denmark: 32
  • Norway: 30
  • Latvia: 8
  • Other Southern Europe: 8

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

77.9% (7,110)
60 years and over:

22.1% (2,021)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

59.8% (12,593)
60 years and over:

40.2% (8,469)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

70.2% (1,362)
60 years and over:

29.8% (578)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

72.5% (892)
60 years and over:

27.5% (338)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - American Indian / Alaska Native:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

74.9% (441)
60 years and over:

25.8% (152)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

78.5% (241)
60 years and over:

19.5% (60)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Asian:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

50.1% (150)
60 years and over:

43.0% (128)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

16.2% (198)
60 years and over:

80.3% (984)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

100.0% (19)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Other race:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

83.9% (988)
60 years and over:

16.1% (190)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

56.0% (1,967)
60 years and over:

44.0% (1,547)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Two or more races:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

64.2% (279)
60 years and over:

35.9% (156)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

46.1% (122)
60 years and over:

28.0% (74)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

66.8% (2,204)
60 years and over:

33.2% (1,097)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

41.8% (3,111)
60 years and over:

58.2% (4,331)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

83.4% (6,161)
60 years and over:

16.6% (1,224)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

66.0% (11,612)
60 years and over:

34.0% (5,981)

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