Tempe, Arizona Population 2018

Tempe, Arizona's estimated population is 185,038 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Tempe, Arizona is the 8th largest city in Arizona based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4628.60 people/mi² (1787.11 people/km²), with a household density of 726.70 people/km² (1882.15 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 28.5 years, 28.3 years for males, and 28.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 75,243 households in the city, with an average size of 2.45 people per household. The vacancy rate was 10.9%, with a median rent of $985/month. The median house has 4.7 rooms, and has a value of $219,900.

The median income for households in Tempe, Arizona is $50,474, while the mean household income is $67,597. The per capita income is $27,705, and 12% of families and 21.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 25.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 7.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017185,0381,3550.74%
2016183,6835,5293.10%
2015178,1543,3721.93%
2014174,7824,6382.73%
2013170,1441,9871.18%
2012168,1573,9492.40%
2011164,2081,9111.18%
2010162,2973,6722.31%
2000158,62516,76011.81%
1990141,86534,94632.68%
1980106,91943,36968.24%
197063,55038,653155.25%
196024,89717,213224.01%
19507,6844,778164.42%
19402,9062,106263.25%
19008000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White122,093
Some Other Race16,297
Asian13,376
Black or African American10,332
Two or More Races7,264
American Indian and Alaska Native4,544
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander802

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Tempe Az Population Pyramid 2018

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Tempe Az Median Age

28.5


Total

28.3


Male

28.8


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 156,172 adults in Tempe Az.

Tempe Az Age Dependency

33.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tempe Az Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.7
Houses Without Mortgage
8,367
Houses With Mortgage
19,084
Vacancy Rate
10.9
Median Rent
985
Median Home Value
219,900
Renter-Occupied Units
39,585
Owner-Occupied Units
27,451
Total Housing Units
75,243

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Tempe Az for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.1% and the labor force participation rate is 69.2%.

Tempe Az Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.45
Average Family Size
3.15
Total Households
67036
Married Couple Households
20821
Male Householder (no wife) Families
4094
Female Householder (no husband) Families
7260
Non Family Households
34861
Total Families
32175
Households With Own Children
12659
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.9

Tempe Az Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
7,328
$10,000 to $14,999
3,303
$15,000 to $24,999
6,778
$25,000 to $34,999
6,256
$35,000 to $49,999
9,532
$50,000 to $74,999
12,268
$75,000 to $99,999
8,037
$100,000 to $149,999
7,777
$150,000 to $199,999
3,186
Over $200,000
2,571

Tempe Az Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Tempe Az

Arizona

$50,474

$51,340

$67,597

$70,432

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Tempe Az Education Data

Tempe Az Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,9602.86%
9th to 12th Grade
5,1264.95%
High School Graduate
17,35916.77%
Some College
25,83524.96%
Associates Degree
7,9737.70%
Bachelors Degree
26,56525.67%
Graduate Degree
17,68017.08%