What you need to know about Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is located in Maricopa County, Arizona. The population is 54% White, 5% Black, 2% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 8% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 29% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $46,881 and the median home value is $155,900. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Phoenix, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Phoenix has a Walk Score ® of 38.


Down by 3.08%
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8 Reasons to Move to the Phoenix Area
The Valley of the Sun offers more than just a pleasant climate

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Homes Owned 54.00%
54.00% Complete
Homes Rented 46.00%
46.00% Complete

Real Estate

In Phoenix, Arizona

Ready to move to Phoenix? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Phoenix.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Phoenix, Arizona

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Phoenix rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Phoenix, Arizona

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Phoenix.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Phoenix, Arizona

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Phoenix.


Bachelor’s Degree 27%
27% Complete
Graduated High School 81%
81% Complete

More About Phoenix, AZ

8 Reasons to Move to the Phoenix Area
The Valley of the Sun offers more than just a pleasant climate