What are the overall demographics of Phoenix?

Ages, race, religion, socioeconomics?
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jdevereaux23 2yrs+
Quick Facts
Population 2010 Census 1,445,632 #1 in the state
Median Income 2010 for Households $48,823
Poverty Rate 19.1%

Median Age 32.2 years
Largest Racial or Ethnic Group White

Phoenix Demographics Summary

With 1,445,632 people, Phoenix is the 1st most populated city in the state of Arizona out of 451 cities. But watch out, Phoenix, because Tucson with 520,116 people and Mesa with 439,041 people are right behind you.

In 2010, the median household income of Phoenix residents was $48,823. Phoenix households made slightly more than El Mirage households ($48,726) and Drexel Heights households ($48,587). However, 19.1% of Phoenix residents live in poverty.

The median age for Phoenix residents is 32.2 years young.

race icon The largest Phoenix racial/ethnic groups are White (46.5%) followed by Hispanic (40.8%) and Black (6.0%).
Phoenix Race / Ethnic Groups
Non-Hispanic Population
White 672,573
Black 86,788
American Indian 23,327
Asian 43,894
Pacific Islander 2,055
Some Other Race 2,242
Two or More Races 24,876
Hispanic 589,877
Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race
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