• Population
    4,150,083
  • Population Density
    284 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    14,599 sq.mi.
The Phoenix metro area is centered in Arizona and has 4,150,083 residents. It has average home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.
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Cities

Name Population
Phoenix 1,455,565
Mesa 441,711
Chandler 233,509
Glendale 229,611
Scottsdale 219,311
Gilbert 201,742
Tempe 163,928
Peoria 151,770
Surprise 110,097
Avondale 73,148
San Tan Valley 70,915
Goodyear 61,313
Buckeye 47,109
Casa Grande 45,787
Maricopa 38,721
Sun City 38,329
Apache Junction 35,100
El Mirage 29,720
Sun City West 25,421
Florence 24,560
Queen Creek 24,207
Fountain Hills 22,617
Anthem 22,473
Eloy 15,901
Sun Lakes 13,590
Paradise Valley 13,101
New River 12,445
Coolidge 11,362
Gold Canyon 11,025
Arizona City 6,530
Wickenburg 6,509
Tolleson 6,493
Youngtown 5,922
Guadalupe 5,586
Litchfield Park 5,389
Cave Creek 4,978
San Manuel 4,060
Citrus Park 4,001
Oracle 3,692
Sacaton 3,598
Carefree 3,368
Superior 2,853
Kearny 2,212
Rio Verde 2,035
Casa Blanca 1,786
Gila Bend 1,680
Red Rock 1,279
Komatke 1,151
Mammoth 1,090
Dudleyville 987
Hayden 962
Ak-Chin Village 927
Queen Valley 755
Blackwater 718
Wittmann 653
Stanfield 496
Aguila 457
Winkelman 434
Cactus Forest 379
Picacho 345
Chuichu 306
Morristown 183
Arlington 118
Top-of-the-World 99
Tonopah 81
Theba 78
Wintersburg 53
Gila Crossing 50
Campo Bonito 40
Kaka 35
Vaiva Vo 28
Kohatk 0
Santa Cruz 0
Tat Momoli 0

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Tucson Metro Area 974,181
Las Vegas Metro Area 1,928,695
San Bernardino Metro Area 4,178,296
San Diego Metro Area 3,060,849
Albuquerque Metro Area 875,617
Los Angeles Metro Area 12,777,695
Salt Lake City Metro Area 1,109,380
Denver Metro Area 2,509,230
San Jose Metro Area 1,817,627
Sacramento Metro Area 2,130,801

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Tucson Metro Area 974,181 94 mi.
Albuquerque Metro Area 875,617 311 mi.
Los Angeles Metro Area 12,777,695 382 mi.
San Diego Metro Area 3,060,849 302 mi.
Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area 6,280,597 891 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
85032 71,154
85225 69,121
85308 65,114
85301 61,177
85204 60,092
85345 55,842
85281 55,292
85041 54,433
85033 53,566
85282 52,470
85008 51,462
85122 50,205
85234 49,934
85009 49,836
85326 49,355
85035 47,668
85254 47,554
85201 46,809
85142 45,828
85037 45,779
85029 45,643
85207 45,203
85374 45,173
85283 44,501
85224 44,105
85022 43,830
85051 43,587
85017 43,399
85205 42,742
85338 41,157
85042 40,612
85382 39,945
85015 39,657
85209 39,481
85044 39,349
85086 38,737
85027 38,601
85233 38,563
85296 38,498
85379 38,297
85323 38,254
85210 38,058
85226 37,733
85260 37,640
85018 37,552
85021 37,274
85302 37,059
85286 36,857
85255 36,803
85249 36,315
85383 36,252
85208 35,652
85202 35,560
85143 34,754
85048 34,718
85020 34,254
85392 34,022
85295 33,651
85251 33,592
85339 33,419
85203 33,412
85213 33,302
85206 32,901
85016 32,392
85023 32,008
85132 31,985
85303 31,214
85353 30,306
85043 30,175
85335 29,616
85248 29,128
85053 28,949
85375 28,689
85257 28,670
85351 28,656
85138 28,499
85340 28,149
85040 28,075
85140 27,570
85031 27,484
85304 27,242
85019 27,023
85120 26,376
85331 25,705
85050 24,795
85306 24,587
85381 24,556
85014 24,296
85006 23,931
85297 23,646
85212 23,072
85258 22,688
85268 22,680
85024 22,380
85259 21,851
85119 21,760
85395 21,434
85013 21,303
85298 20,788
85310 20,468

School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
3.66 Mesa Unified School District 93
3.66 Paradise Valley Unified School District 48
3.66 Gilbert Unified School District 45
4.00 Chandler Unified School District 43
4.00 Peoria Unified School District 41
3.66 Deer Valley Unified School District 38
4.00 Scottsdale Unified School District 35
Washington Elementary School District 32
Kyrene Elementary School District 26
3.00 Dysart Unified School District 25
Tempe School District 25
Cartwright Elementary School District 24
Roosevelt Elementary School District 21
Glendale Elementary School District 17
Phoenix Elementary School District 17
2.33 Phoenix Union High School District 16
Alhambra Elementary School District 15
Pendergast Elementary School District 15
Isaac Elementary School District 14
Litchfield Elementary School District 14
Casa Grande Elementary School District 13
3.00 Florence Unified School District 11
3.33 Higley Unified School District 11
Creighton Elementary School District 10
3.33 Glendale Union High School District 10
1.66 Coolidge Unified School District 9
2.66 Maricopa Unified School District 10
2.66 Apache Junction Unified School District 9
3.66 Cave Creek Unified School District 8
Madison Elementary School District 8
4.00 Tempe Union High School District 8
Avondale Elementary School District 8
3.66 Queen Creek Unified School District 7
2.33 Tolleson Union High School District 7
Fowler Elementary School District 7
Littleton Elementary School District 7
2.66 J.O. Combs Unified School District 7
Buckeye Elementary School District 7
Osborn Elementary School District 6
Laveen Elementary School District 6
3.66 Fountain Hills Unified School District 5
Balsz Elementary School District 5
Liberty Elementary School District 5
3.33 Mammoth-San Manuel Unified School District 5
3.33 Wickenburg Unified School District 6
3.33 Saddle Mountain Unified School District 4
Tolleson Elementary School District 4
Eloy Elementary School District 4
3.33 Agua Fria Union High School District 4
2.33 Casa Grande Union High School District 4
1.66 Santa Cruz Valley Union High School District 3
Murphy Elementary School District 4
2.66 Buckeye Union High School District 4
2.33 Superior Unified School District 3
Union Elementary School District 3
3.00 Ray Unified School District 3
Wilson Elementary School District 2
Gila Bend Unified School District 2
Sacaton Elementary School District 2
Toltec Elementary School District 2
Riverside Elementary School District 2
Nadaburg Unified School District 2
Oracle Elementary School District 2
Red Rock Elementary School District 1
Aguila Elementary School District 1
Arlington Elementary School District 1
Paloma School District 1
Sentinel Elementary School District 1
Palo Verde Elementary School District 1
Mobile Elementary School District 1
Morristown Elementary School District 1
Stanfield Elementary School District 1
Picacho Elementary School District 1

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.66 Hamilton High School Public 9-12 Elementary, High
4.00 Chandler High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Dobson High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Highland High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Desert Vista High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Westwood High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Trevor Browne High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Gilbert High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Mesa High School Public 9-12 High
2.00 Alhambra High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Mountain Pointe High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Skyline High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
2.33 Maryvale High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Desert Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Westview High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Mesquite High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Red Mountain High School Public 10-12 High
3.66 Pinnacle High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Mountain View High School Public 10-12 High
3.33 Sandra Day O'Connor High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 North High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Corona del Sol High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 North Canyon High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Boulder Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Mountain Ridge High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Basha High School Public PK, 9-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
4.00 Desert Mountain High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Valley Vista High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Central High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Carl Hayden High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Millennium High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Horizon High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Perry High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Cesar Chavez High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Chaparral High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Centennial High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Willow Canyon High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Ironwood High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Deer Valley High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Casa Grande Union High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Marcos de Niza High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Independence High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Camelback High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 McClintock High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Eduprize School - Queen Creek Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Barry Goldwater High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 La Joya Community High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Raymond S. Kellis High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 South Mountain High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Apollo High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Cactus Shadows High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 Sunnyslope High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Tolleson Union High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Betty Fairfax High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Arcadia High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Shadow Mountain High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Copper Canyon High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Queen Creek High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Washington High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Peoria High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Liberty High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Agua Fria High School Public 9-12 High
2.33 Dysart High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Glendale High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Apache Junction High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Sunrise Mountain High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Greenway High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Maricopa High School Public 6-12 Middle, High
3.33 Paradise Valley High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Thunderbird High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Moon Valley High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Horizon Community Learning Center Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Desert Edge High School Public 9-12 High
Paradise Education Center Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Verrado High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Tempe High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Higley High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Cactus High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Youngker High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Saguaro High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Metro Tech High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Williams Field High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Poston Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
3.66 Coyote Hills Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
1.00 Mountain View Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Fremont Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
3.00 Poston Butte High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Desert Ridge Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
3.66 Campo Verde High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Montebello School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Coronado High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Highland Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
3.66 Brophy College Preparatory High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
2.33 Estrella Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Taylor Junior High School Public 7-9 Middle
4.00 Frontier Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.33 Country Meadows Elementary School Public PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.66 Cortez High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Willie & Coy Payne Junior High School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Marc T. Atkinson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle

Colleges

Name
University of Phoenix - Online
Arizona State University
Pima Community College
University of Arizona
Grand Canyon University
Mesa Community College
Rio Salado College
Glendale Community College - Arizona
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Phoenix College
Scottsdale Community College
Paradise Valley Community College
Estrella Mountain Community College
GateWay Community College - Phoenix
South Mountain Community College
University of Phoenix - Phoenix
Motorcycle Mechanics Institute - Phoenix
Universal Technical Institute - Phoenix
Western International University
Anthem College - Phoenix
Pima Medical Institute - Tucson
University of Phoenix - Southern Arizona
Everest College - Phoenix
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Scottsdale
DeVry University - Arizona
Pima Medical Institute - Mesa
Brookline College - Phoenix
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
The Art Institute of Phoenix
University of Advancing Technology
Maricopa Skill Center
Brown Mackie College - Tucson
Arizona Automotive Institute
Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences
Arizona Christian University
Refrigeration School
The Bryman School of Arizona
Collins College
ITT Technical Institute - Tempe
Arizona College - Glendale
Carrington College - Phoenix
Brookline College - Tucson
Sessions College for Professional Design
American Institute of Technology
ITT Technical Institute - Tucson
The Art Institute of Tucson
Brookline College - Mesa
Ottawa University - Phoenix
Avalon School of Cosmetology - Mesa
East Valley Institute of Technology
Everest College - Mesa
Empire Beauty School - Avondale
Southwest University of Visual Arts - Tucson
SouthWest Skill Center
International Academy of Hair Design
Empire Beauty School - NW Phoenix
Golf Academy of America - Phoenix
Argosy University - Phoenix
Brillare Hairdressing Academy
Empire Beauty School - Tucson
Cortiva Institute - Tucson
Empire Beauty School - Chandler
Cortiva Institute - Scottsdale
Regency Beauty Institute - East Tucson
Empire Beauty School - Paradise Valley
American Indian College of the Assemblies of God
Tucson College of Beauty
Empire Beauty School - North Tucson
Turning Point Beauty College
Arizona Academy of Beauty - North
Arizona Academy of Beauty - East
International Baptist College
Carsten Institute of Cosmetology - Arizona
Regency Beauty Institute - Phoenix
Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery
Midwestern University - Glendale
Thunderbird School of Global Management
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Phoenix Metro Area United States Arizona Tucson Metro Area Albuquerque Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
White 59.05% 64.16% 58.16% 55.70% 42.66% 31.99% 49.01% 50.82%
Hispanic 29.31% 16.05% 29.41% 34.12% 46.20% 44.12% 31.62% 27.13%
African American 4.61% 12.21% 3.76% 3.29% 2.25% 6.74% 4.78% 14.60%
Asian 3.18% 4.67% 2.65% 2.54% 1.89% 14.55% 10.67% 5.24%
Native American 1.86% 0.66% 4.05% 2.41% 5.08% 0.18% 0.35% 0.33%
Multiracial 1.61% 1.85% 1.62% 1.60% 1.56% 1.85% 2.92% 1.55%
Pacific Islander 0.20% 0.15% 0.17% 0.13% 0.05% 0.25% 0.42% 0.10%
Other 0.15% 0.21% 0.14% 0.19% 0.27% 0.26% 0.20% 0.19%

Age

Phoenix Metro Area United States Arizona Tucson Metro Area Albuquerque Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
9 years and under 15% 13% 14% 13% 14% 13% 13% 16%
10 to 17 years 11% 11% 11% 10% 11% 12% 11% 12%
18 to 24 years 10% 10% 10% 11% 10% 10% 12% 9%
25 to 34 years 14% 13% 14% 13% 14% 15% 15% 15%
35 to 44 years 14% 14% 13% 12% 13% 15% 14% 15%
45 to 54 years 13% 15% 13% 13% 14% 14% 14% 14%
55 to 64 years 10% 12% 11% 12% 12% 10% 10% 10%
65 and over 12% 13% 14% 15% 12% 11% 11% 9%

Education Levels

Phoenix Metro Area United States Arizona Tucson Metro Area Albuquerque Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 14% 15% 15% 13% 13% 22% 15% 17%
High school diploma or equivalent 24% 29% 25% 23% 25% 20% 19% 23%
Some college or associate degree 34% 29% 34% 34% 32% 27% 32% 29%
Bachelor's degree 18% 18% 17% 17% 17% 20% 21% 21%
Master's degree or higher 10% 10% 10% 12% 13% 11% 13% 10%

Gender

Phoenix Metro Area United States Arizona Tucson Metro Area Albuquerque Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Male 49.8% 49.2% 49.7% 49.1% 49.1% 49.4% 50.2% 49.4%
Female 50.2% 50.8% 50.3% 50.9% 50.9% 50.6% 49.8% 50.6%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Phoenix Metro Area United States Arizona Tucson Metro Area Albuquerque Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Rent 33.9% 33.9% 33.4% 36.0% 31.9% 49.2% 44.8% 37.5%
Own 66.1% 66.1% 66.6% 64.0% 68.1% 50.8% 55.2% 62.5%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Phoenix Metro Area United States Arizona Tucson Metro Area Albuquerque Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Assault 283.5 280.9 277.4 411.9 450.3 214.9 250.2 311.9
Murder 6.8 5.6 5.6 7.6 6.7 7.2 3.5 8.5
Rape 31.7 29.2 28.7 41.3 46.8 23.6 21.2 43.3
Robbery 184.8 150.7 138.0 224.5 173.1 217.7 109.8 236.4

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Phoenix Metro Area United States Arizona Tucson Metro Area Albuquerque Metro Area Los Angeles Metro Area San Diego Metro Area Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area
Burglary 1038.9 718.3 848.0 907.5 1094.8 433.9 429.9 1137.0
Larceny 2286.7 2276.2 2449.8 2628.0 3371.4 1429.7 1406.6 2622.2
Motor vehicle theft 390.4 275.5 308.9 457.4 450.6 362.7 479.3 418.3

Income

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