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 7,172,282 residents in Arizona, with a median age of 38.4. Of this, 50.03% are males and 49.97% are females. US-born citizens make up 85.55% of the resident pool in Arizona, while non-US-born citizens account for 7.6%. Additionally, 6.85% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 6,008,251 people in Arizona currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 7,172,282 1.3%
Male Population 3,588,510 1.6%
Female Population 3,583,772 1.1%
Male population 50.03%
Female population 49.97%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.4 0.8%
Citizen US Born 6,135,769 1.3%
Citizen not US Born 545,311 3.8%
Not Citizen 491,202 -1.0%
Citizen US Born 85.55%
Citizen not US Born 7.6%
Not Citizen 6.85%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 40,102 0.7%
Moved from Same County 670,699 -6.4%
Moved from Same State 120,690 0.1%
Moved from Different State 260,600 0.4%
Same House as Last Year 6,008,251 2.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.56%
Moved from Same County 9.45%
Moved from Same State 1.7%
Moved from Different State 3.67%
Same House as Last Year 84.62%

What are the employment statistics in Arizona?

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White-collar workers make up 80% of the working population in Arizona, while blue-collar employees account for 20%. There are also 332,063 entrepreneurs in Arizona (10.12% of the workforce); 2,261,550 workers employed in private companies (68.92%); and 456,278 people working in governmental institutions (13.91%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 2,624,788 2.1%
Blue Collar 656,401 2.7%
White Collar 80%
Blue Collar 20%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 332,063 1.9%
Private Companies 2,261,550 2.0%
Governmental Workers 456,278 2.3%
Not for Profit Companies 231,298 4.0%
Self Employees 10.12%
Private Companies 68.92%
Governmental Workers 13.91%
Not for Profit Companies 7.05%

How many households are there in Arizona?

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There are a total of 2,739,136 households in Arizona, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.99% of these Arizona households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.01%. Additionally, 30.08% of households have children and 69.92% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,739,136 2.1%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.8%
Family Households 1,780,293 1.9%
Non-family Households 958,843 2.5%
Family Households 64.99%
Non-family Households 35.01%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 824,034 0.7%
Households without Children 1,915,102 2.7%
Households with Children 30.08%
Households without Children 69.92%

What are the median and average incomes in Arizona?

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The average annual household income in Arizona is $98,569, while the median household income sits at $72,581 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $80,218, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $87,845. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $45,065 and $56,865, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $98,569 9.9%
Median Household Income $72,581 10.1%
People below Poverty Level 903,237 -1.9%
People above Poverty Level 6,044,499 1.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Arizona?

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There are 3,097,768 housing units in Arizona, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1991. Of the 2,739,136 occupied housing units in Arizona, 66.27% are owner-occupied, while 33.73% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 62.84% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $346,500. In general, housing costs reach $1,251 per month in Arizona.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,097,768 1.3%
Median Year Built 1991 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 41,951 -0.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 45,281 2.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 156,670 -0.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 212,006 -0.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 489,915 -1.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 528,850 0.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 584,717 -1.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 707,560 -0.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 306,236 16.2%
Built in 2020 or Later 24,582 199.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,739,136 2.1%
Owner Occupied 1,815,352 2.8%
Renter Occupied 923,784 0.6%
Owner Occupied 66.27%
Renter Occupied 33.73%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,140,854 1.8%
Without Mortgage 674,498 4.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $346,500 22.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $267,900 19.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,251 9.1%
With Mortgage 62.84%
Without Mortgage 37.16%

What is the level of education in Arizona?

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Approximately 32.27% of the population in Arizona holds a high school degree (that's 1,800,500 residents), while 25.51% have attained a college certificate (1,624,693 locals) and 18.37% have a bachelor's degree (1,024,867 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 247,356 0.3%
Some High School 1,800,500 1.8%
Some College 1,624,693 0.9%
Associate Degree 485,037 3.5%
Bachelor's Degree 1,024,867 4.2%
Graduate Degree 597,959 3.7%
No High School 4.43%
Some High School 32.27%
Some College 25.51%
Associate Degree 8.69%
Bachelor's Degree 18.37%
Graduate Degree 10.72%

What is the marital status of Arizona residents?

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A total of 1,971,410 people in Arizona have never been married (which represents 33.63% of the total population), while 2,881,143 of them are wedded (49.15%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 89,872 (1.53%) and 693,352 (11.83%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,971,410 3.4%
Married 2,881,143 1.3%
Separated 89,872 -4.7%
Widowed 315,513 4.1%
Divorced 693,352 0.2%
Never Married 33.63%
Married 49.15%
Separated 1.53%
Widowed 5.38%
Divorced 11.83%

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 2,610,395 residents commute by car, 54,751 prefer going to work by walking and 35,607 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,610,395 -0.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 35,607 -10.1%
Subway or Elevated 960 N/A
Railroad 471 -82.8%
Ferryboat 383 17.5%
Bicycle 19,629 -4.6%
Motorcycle 10,036 -3.3%
TaxiCab 6,508 2.0%
Walk 54,751 -3.5%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 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.