Arizona Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Arizona?

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There are 7,174,064 residents in Arizona, with a median age of 37.9. Of this, 49.69% are males and 50.31% are females. US-born citizens make up 85.38% of the resident pool in Arizona, while non-US-born citizens account for 7.39%. Additionally, 7.23% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 5,891,408 people in Arizona currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 7,174,064 1.8%
Male Population 3,564,979 1.7%
Female Population 3,609,085 1.8%
Male population 49.69%
Female population 50.31%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.9 0.5%
Citizen US Born 6,125,318 1.9%
Citizen not US Born 529,923 3.8%
Not Citizen 518,823 -2.3%
Citizen US Born 85.38%
Citizen not US Born 7.39%
Not Citizen 7.23%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 45,440 -3.1%
Moved from Same County 764,491 -2.3%
Moved from Same State 124,343 2.1%
Moved from Different State 268,160 2.3%
Same House as Last Year 5,891,408 2.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.64%
Moved from Same County 10.78%
Moved from Same State 1.75%
Moved from Different State 3.78%
Same House as Last Year 83.05%

What are the employment statistics in Arizona?

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White-collar workers make up 80.19% of the working population in Arizona, while blue-collar employees account for 19.81%. There are also 326,771 entrepreneurs in Arizona (10.16% of the workforce); 2,228,884 workers employed in private companies (69.31%); and 443,112 people working in governmental institutions (13.78%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 2,578,839 3.0%
Blue Collar 637,004 1.4%
White Collar 80.19%
Blue Collar 19.81%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 326,771 3.9%
Private Companies 2,228,884 1.9%
Governmental Workers 443,112 4.5%
Not for Profit Companies 217,076 6.6%
Self Employees 10.16%
Private Companies 69.31%
Governmental Workers 13.78%
Not for Profit Companies 6.75%

How many households are there in Arizona?

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There are a total of 2,643,430 households in Arizona, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 65.09% of these Arizona households, while non-family units account for the remaining 34.91%. Additionally, 30.47% of households have children and 69.53% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,643,430 2.8%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.1%
Family Households 1,720,736 2.5%
Non-family Households 922,694 3.4%
Family Households 65.09%
Non-family Households 34.91%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 805,423 2.0%
Households without Children 1,838,007 3.2%
Households with Children 30.47%
Households without Children 69.53%

What are the median and average incomes in Arizona?

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The average annual household income in Arizona is $84,380, while the median household income sits at $61,529 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $67,184, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $73,647. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $36,852 and $48,964, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $84,380 4.5%
Median Household Income $61,529 4.4%
People below Poverty Level 973,321 -5.0%
People above Poverty Level 5,961,855 3.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Arizona?

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There are 3,040,595 housing units in Arizona, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1990. Of the 2,643,430 occupied housing units in Arizona, 65.34% are owner-occupied, while 34.66% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 63.32% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $258,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,079 per month in Arizona.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,040,595 1.2%
Median Year Built 1990 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 42,846 -4.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 43,503 0.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 157,421 -3.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 219,375 -1.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 504,204 0.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 534,488 0.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 606,657 0.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 712,621 -1.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 219,480 25.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,643,430 2.8%
Owner Occupied 1,727,176 4.3%
Renter Occupied 916,254 0.2%
Owner Occupied 65.34%
Renter Occupied 34.66%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,093,650 3.5%
Without Mortgage 633,526 5.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $258,400 7.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $204,300 10.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,079 2.7%
With Mortgage 63.32%
Without Mortgage 36.68%

What is the level of education in Arizona?

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Approximately 32.85% of the population in Arizona holds a high school degree (that's 1,818,209 residents), while 26.42% have attained a college certificate (1,637,451 locals) and 17.52% have a bachelor's degree (969,894 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 258,467 -3.8%
Some High School 1,818,209 1.0%
Some College 1,637,451 2.3%
Associate Degree 464,076 4.8%
Bachelor's Degree 969,894 5.1%
Graduate Degree 561,501 6.1%
No High School 4.67%
Some High School 32.85%
Some College 26.42%
Associate Degree 8.39%
Bachelor's Degree 17.52%
Graduate Degree 10.15%

What is the marital status of Arizona residents?

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A total of 1,942,150 people in Arizona have never been married (which represents 33.4% of the total population), while 2,841,207 of them are wedded (48.86%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 97,734 (1.68%) and 712,094 (12.25%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,942,150 2.4%
Married 2,841,207 2.2%
Separated 97,734 2.2%
Widowed 319,921 1.3%
Divorced 712,094 1.5%
Never Married 33.4%
Married 48.86%
Separated 1.68%
Widowed 5.5%
Divorced 12.25%

What are the most common means of transportation in Arizona?

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The top three means of transportation people in Arizona use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 2,709,243 residents commute by car, 58,666 prefer going to work by walking and 45,773 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,709,243 0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 45,773 -9.7%
Subway or Elevated 519 N/A
Railroad 3,035 0.6%
Ferryboat 283 52.2%
Bicycle 23,235 -10.4%
Motorcycle 11,020 -6.2%
TaxiCab 6,093 11.8%
Walk 58,666 -0.8%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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