Races in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ) Detailed Stats
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Race distribution in Phoenix

2009 2000
  • Races in Phoenix, AZ (2009)

    • 725,45845.5%White alone
    • 688,93943.2%Hispanic
    • 84,9755.3%Black alone
    • 44,1342.8%Asian alone
    • 23,5971.5%American Indian alone
    • 21,2961.3%Two or more races
    • 3,5520.2%Other race alone
    • 1,7090.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
  • Races in Phoenix, AZ (2000)

    • 736,84455.8%White alone
    • 449,97234.1%Hispanic
    • 63,7564.8%Black alone
    • 25,4531.9%Asian alone
    • 21,4721.6%American Indian alone
    • 20,7071.6%Two or more races
    • 1,3530.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1,4880.1%Other race alone
2009 2000
  • Races in Arizona (2009)

    • 3,767,98857.1%White alone
    • 2,031,65130.8%Hispanic
    • 260,9684.0%American Indian alone
    • 237,2583.6%Black alone
    • 162,0252.5%Asian alone
    • 113,9171.7%Two or more races
    • 11,0510.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10,9200.2%Other race alone
  • Races in Arizona (2000)

    • 3,274,25863.8%White alone
    • 1,295,61725.3%Hispanic
    • 233,3704.5%American Indian alone
    • 149,9412.9%Black alone
    • 89,3151.7%Asian alone
    • 76,3721.5%Two or more races
    • 5,6390.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 6,1200.1%Other race alone

Income and house value in Phoenix

  • Median household income in 2009
  • $57,030White non-Hispanic householders
  • $37,559Black householders
  • $34,498American Indian and Alaska Native householders
  • $60,015Asian householders
  • $45,917Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
  • $39,307Some other race householders
  • $46,260Two or more races householders
  • $33,880Hispanic or Latino race householders
  • Median 2009 house value
  • $212,796White Non-Hispanic householders
  • $150,780Black or African American householders
  • $156,914American Indian or Alaska Native householders
  • $210,411Asian householders
  • $208,537Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
  • $135,958Some other race householders
  • $154,529Two or more races householders
  • $138,343Hispanic or Latino householders

Household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Phoenix household income for White non-Hispanic householders

Household income for Black householders

Phoenix household income for Black householders

Household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders

Phoenix household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders

Household income for Asian householders

Phoenix household income for Asian householders

Household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders

Phoenix household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders

Household income for Some other race householders

Phoenix household income for Some other race householders

Household income for Two or more races householders

Phoenix household income for Two or more races householders

Household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Phoenix household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Median age by race in Phoenix

  • 32.0Median age for White / Caucasian residents
  • 32.0Males
  • 33.0Females
  • 28.0Median age for Black or African American residents
  • 27.0Males
  • 28.0Females
  • 27.0Median age for American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 28.0Males
  • 26.0Females
  • 34.0Median age for Asian residents
  • 34.0Males
  • 35.0Females
  • 40.0Median age for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents
  • 46.0Males
  • 40.0Females
  • 25.0Median age for Other race residents
  • 27.0Males
  • 22.0Females
  • 18.0Median age for Two or more races residents
  • 16.0Males
  • 19.0Females
  • 40.0Median age for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 39.0Males
  • 41.0Females
  • 24.0Median age for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 25.0Males
  • 23.0Females

Owner/renter occupied households by race in Phoenix

  • House owners and renters - White residents
  • 268,31962.1%Owner occupied
  • 163,77237.9%Renter occupied
  • 62.1%
    37.9%
  • House owners and renters - Black or African American residents
  • 9,05630.4%Owner occupied
  • 20,72569.6%Renter occupied
  • 30.4%
    69.6%
  • House owners and renters - American Indian / Alaska Native residents
  • 1,94626.3%Owner occupied
  • 5,46673.7%Renter occupied
  • 26.3%
    73.7%
  • House owners and renters - Asian residents
  • 9,41161.3%Owner occupied
  • 5,94238.7%Renter occupied
  • 61.3%
    38.7%
  • House owners and renters - Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander residents
  • 24540.2%Owner occupied
  • 36559.8%Renter occupied
  • 40.2%
    59.8%
  • House owners and renters - Other race residents
  • 12,91451.5%Owner occupied
  • 12,14948.5%Renter occupied
  • 51.5%
    48.5%
  • House owners and renters - Two or more races residents
  • 3,41852.9%Owner occupied
  • 3,03947.1%Renter occupied
  • 52.9%
    47.1%
  • House owners and renters - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino residents
  • 206,61268.1%Owner occupied
  • 96,69331.9%Renter occupied
  • 68.1%
    31.9%
  • House owners and renters - Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 75,82548.3%Owner occupied
  • 81,10351.7%Renter occupied
  • 48.3%
    51.7%

Language usage in Phoenix

  • English speakers - Total
  • 61.7% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
  • 32.8% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 249,44452.6%Speak English very well
  • 224,47447.4%Speak English less than very well
  • 52.6%
    47.4%
  • 5.5% of residents speak other language at home
  • 50,64164.1%Speak English very well
  • 28,35135.9%Speak English less than very well
  • 64.1%
    35.9%
  • 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
  • 53,97586.2%Speak English very well
  • 8,65013.8%Speak English less than very well
  • 86.2%
    13.8%
  • 1.9% of residents speak other language at home
  • 10,09288.3%Speak English very well
  • 1,33611.7%Speak English less than very well
  • 88.3%
    11.7%
  • English speakers - Native, born elsewhere
  • 65.6% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
  • 25.5% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 2,80272.6%Speak English very well
  • 1,06027.4%Speak English less than very well
  • 72.6%
    27.4%
  • 8.9% of residents speak other language at home
  • 93369.3%Speak English very well
  • 41330.7%Speak English less than very well
  • 69.3%
    30.7%
  • English speakers - Foreign born
  • 8.8% of residents of Phoenix speak English at home.
  • 75.4% of residents speak Spanish at home
  • 69,25026.7%Speak English very well
  • 190,50473.3%Speak English less than very well
  • 26.7%
    73.3%
  • 15.9% of residents speak other language at home
  • 29,53854.0%Speak English very well
  • 25,15446.0%Speak English less than very well
  • 54.0%
    46.0%
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)

Foreign born residents in Phoenix

301,538 residents are foreign born

This city:  20.3%
Arizona:  13.4%

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

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population

Place of birth by age - Phoenix

Marital status for residents in Phoenix

Marital status - White population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 41.9%Never married
  • 43.7%Now married
  • 1.7%Separated
  • 2.2%Widowed
  • 10.5%Divorced
  • Females
  • 31.4%Never married
  • 43.8%Now married
  • 2.1%Separated
  • 7.1%Widowed
  • 15.6%Divorced
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 - Black or African American population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 55.8%Never married
  • 31.7%Now married
  • 1.6%Separated
  • 0.6%Widowed
  • 10.3%Divorced
  • Females
  • 49.0%Never married
  • 25.7%Now married
  • 3.9%Separated
  • 8.4%Widowed
  • 12.9%Divorced
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 - American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 70.5%Never married
  • 21.0%Now married
  • 1.3%Separated
  • 0.6%Widowed
  • 6.7%Divorced
  • Females
  • 42.8%Never married
  • 28.1%Now married
  • 6.6%Separated
  • 3.9%Widowed
  • 18.5%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

12.8% (102)
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 - Asian population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 28.7%Never married
  • 61.0%Now married
  • 2.6%Separated
  • 1.2%Widowed
  • 6.5%Divorced
  • Females
  • 15.2%Never married
  • 69.1%Now married
  • 0.6%Separated
  • 6.1%Widowed
  • 9.0%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (1,399)
Unmarried:

1.2% (17)
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 - Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 58.1%Never married
  • 27.2%Now married
  • 5.6%Separated
  • 0.0%Widowed
  • 9.2%Divorced
  • Females
  • 52.0%Never married
  • 45.4%Now married
  • 0.0%Separated
  • 1.2%Widowed
  • 1.5%Divorced
Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

97.4% (28)
Unmarried:

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

43.1% (443)
Unmarried:

57.3% (588)
Marital status - Other race population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 38.5%Never married
  • 50.0%Now married
  • 2.7%Separated
  • 1.3%Widowed
  • 7.4%Divorced
  • Females
  • 36.4%Never married
  • 45.3%Now married
  • 5.9%Separated
  • 4.2%Widowed
  • 8.2%Divorced
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 - Two or more races population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 52.3%Never married
  • 34.0%Now married
  • 1.3%Separated
  • 0.5%Widowed
  • 11.9%Divorced
  • Females
  • 56.2%Never married
  • 30.5%Now married
  • 1.3%Separated
  • 1.9%Widowed
  • 10.1%Divorced
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 - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 36.4%Never married
  • 46.2%Now married
  • 1.2%Separated
  • 2.7%Widowed
  • 13.4%Divorced
  • Females
  • 25.3%Never married
  • 44.5%Now married
  • 1.8%Separated
  • 8.9%Widowed
  • 19.4%Divorced
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 - Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over
  • Males
  • 49.1%Never married
  • 40.8%Now married
  • 2.3%Separated
  • 1.3%Widowed
  • 6.4%Divorced
  • Females
  • 41.5%Never married
  • 42.5%Now married
  • 3.0%Separated
  • 4.0%Widowed
  • 9.0%Divorced
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

  • Ancestries in Phoenix
    (Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

    • 595,93445.1%Other
    • 181,12413.7%German
    • 123,9279.4%Irish
    • 105,8358.0%English
    • 58,5784.4%Italian
    • 53,4794.0%United States
    • 32,0502.4%Polish
    • 31,9872.4%French
    • 22,0521.7%Norwegian
    • 20,8731.6%Scottish
    • 19,2941.5%Swedish
    • 18,7651.4%Dutch
    • 15,7071.2%Scotch-Irish
    • 10,6010.8%Russian
    • 7,9180.6%French Canadian
    • 7,7280.6%Welsh
    • 7,7030.6%Czech
    • 7,1290.5%Danish
    • 5,9630.5%Subsaharan African
    • 5,9250.4%Hungarian
    • 5,1720.4%Arab
    • 4,7700.4%Greek
    • 3,4600.3%Swiss
    • 2,7220.2%Portuguese
    • 2,4670.2%Lithuanian
    • 2,4170.2%Ukrainian
    • 1,9140.1%Slovak
    • 1,6140.1%West Indian

Geographical mobility in Phoenix

  • Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

    • 993,06978.6%White / Caucasian
    • 55,93064.0%Black or African American
    • 19,95163.9%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 31,05370.5%Asian
    • 2,30678.4%Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
    • 73,85570.9%Other race
    • 27,99782.7%Two or more races
    • 588,32581.9%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 497,57174.0%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

    • 224,36017.8%White
    • 26,29630.1%Black or African American
    • 7,42823.8%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 7,69417.5%Asian
    • 50317.1%Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
    • 28,33027.2%Other race
    • 5,25615.5%Two or more races
    • 96,95213.5%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 159,49723.7%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

    • 9,3610.7%White / Caucasian
    • 1780.2%Black or African American
    • 2,2067.1%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 3790.9%Asian
    • 5130.5%Other race
    • 480.1%Two or more races
    • 7,4511.0%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 2,5910.4%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

    • 31,2762.5%White
    • 4,1124.7%Black or African American
    • 1,3614.4%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 2,3045.2%Asian
    • 461.6%Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
    • 9760.9%Other race
    • 5171.5%Two or more races
    • 23,3113.2%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 8,9961.3%Hispanic or Latino
  • Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

    • 5,7670.5%White / Caucasian
    • 8651.0%Black or African American
    • 2940.9%American Indian / Alaska Native
    • 2,6185.9%Asian
    • 411.4%Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
    • 4830.5%Other race
    • 440.1%Two or more races
    • 2,5160.4%White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
    • 3,5740.5%Hispanic or Latino

Children Nativity (place of birth) in Phoenix

  • Children under 6 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 49,051100.0%Native
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 37,98596.9%Native
  • 1,2303.1%Foreign born
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 14,18199.0%Native
  • 1401.0%Foreign born
  • Children under 6 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 46,360100.0%Native
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 23,31592.6%Native
  • 1,8507.4%Foreign born
  • 92.6%
    7.4%
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with two parents
  • Both parents native
  • 80,51698.8%Native
  • 9911.2%Foreign born
  • Both parents foreign born
  • 49,10675.9%Native
  • 15,59424.1%Foreign born
  • 75.9%
    24.1%
  • One native, one foreign-born parent
  • 16,14694.4%Native
  • 9595.6%Foreign born
  • 94.4%
    5.6%
  • Children 6 to 17 years - Living with one parent
  • Native parent
  • 54,148100.0%Native
  • Foreign-born parent
  • 44,66456.2%Native
  • 34,84843.8%Foreign born
  • 56.2%
    43.8%
  • Place of birth for residents in Phoenix

    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

      • 35,812Asia
      • 21,598Europe
      • 11,490Eastern Europe
      • 10,591South Central Asia
      • 7,185Eastern Asia
      • 4,262Northern Europe
      • 4,032Western Europe
      • 1,733Southern Europe
      • 31Europe, n.e.c.
    • Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

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

    Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren in Phoenix

  • Grandparents (30 to 59 years)
  • White (Caucasian)
  • 7,11036.1%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 12,59363.9%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 36.1%
    63.9%
  • Black or African American
  • 1,36260.4%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 89239.6%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 60.4%
    39.6%
  • American Indian / Alaska Native
  • 44164.7%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 24135.3%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 64.7%
    35.3%
  • Asian
  • 15043.0%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 19857.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 43.0%
    57.0%
  • Other race
  • 98833.4%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 1,96766.6%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 33.4%
    66.6%
  • Two or more races
  • 27969.5%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 12230.5%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 69.5%
    30.5%
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 2,20441.5%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 3,11158.5%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 41.5%
    58.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • 6,16134.7%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 11,61265.3%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 34.7%
    65.3%
  • Grandparents (60 years and over)
  • White (Caucasian)
  • 2,02119.3%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 8,46980.7%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 19.3%
    80.7%
  • Black or African American
  • 57863.1%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 33836.9%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 63.1%
    36.9%
  • American Indian / Alaska Native
  • 15271.8%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 6028.2%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 71.8%
    28.2%
  • Asian
  • 12811.5%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 98488.5%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 11.5%
    88.5%
  • Other race
  • 19010.9%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 1,54789.1%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 10.9%
    89.1%
  • Two or more races
  • 15667.7%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 7432.3%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 67.7%
    32.3%
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino
  • 1,09720.2%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 4,33179.8%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 20.2%
    79.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • 1,22417.0%Responsible for grandchildren
  • 5,98183.0%Not responsible for grandchildren
  • 17.0%
    83.0%

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