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.

Population

1,490,758
Down by 3.08%
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Nearby Cities

Median Home Price

$155,900
Lower than the state average

Housing

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.

Schools

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

$46,881
Lower than the national average

Business

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.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

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.

Education

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

More About Phoenix, AZ

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