What you need to know about Tempe, AZ

Tempe is located in Maricopa County, Arizona. The population is 61% White, 4% Black, 6% Asian and 2% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 8% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 18% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $48,183 and the median home value is $197,200. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Tempe, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Tempe has a Walk Score ® of 50.
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Top 10 Affordable Vacations 2012

Population

166,975
Down by 3.36%
Top 5 Restaurants in Tempe, AZ
Tempe's finest foods from crepes to curry
Colorful Arizona desert, with cactus.
Best Places to Live in Arizona
Communities include Tempe, Scottsdale, Glendale, Yuma

Nearby Cities

A couple kayaks across Tempe Town Lake, near the bridge
8 Reasons to Move to Tempe, AZ
Fun things to do, sites to see, offbeat adventures, shopping and more. Pack your bags and head to Tempe!
Beautiful Tempe, AZ on the shore of Tempe Town Lake
Why Tempe, AZ Is a Top 100 Best Place to Live 2015
Forward-thinking and technology-friendly, Tempe is a city visibly on the rise

Median Home Price

$197,200
Higher than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 42.65%
42.65% Complete
Homes Rented 57.35%
57.35% Complete

Real Estate

In Tempe, Arizona


Ready to move to Tempe? 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 Tempe.

Schools

In Tempe, 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 Tempe rates.

Median Household Income

$48,183
Lower than the national average

Business

In Tempe, 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 Tempe.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Tempe, 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 Tempe.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 41%
41% Complete
Graduated High School 91%
91% Complete

Tempe, AZ's Rankings

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Top 10 College Towns  2014
Top 10 Affordable Vacations 2012

More About Tempe, AZ

Top 5 Restaurants in Tempe, AZ
Tempe's finest foods from crepes to curry
Best Places to Live in Arizona
Communities include Tempe, Scottsdale, Glendale, Yuma
8 Reasons to Move to Tempe, AZ
Fun things to do, sites to see, offbeat adventures, shopping and more. Pack your bags and head to Tempe!
Why Tempe, AZ Is a Top 100 Best Place to Live 2015
Forward-thinking and technology-friendly, Tempe is a city visibly on the rise