El Mirage, Arizona Population 2022

36,365
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El Mirage is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. El Mirage has a 2020 population of 36,365. El Mirage is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 14.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,807 in 2010.

The average household income in El Mirage is $66,864 with a poverty rate of 15.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,308 per month, and the median house value is $177,200. The median age in El Mirage is 30.8 years, 28.4 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

El Mirage Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Miragewas:

  • White: 63.16%
  • Two or more races: 12.62%
  • Other race: 11.36%
  • Black or African American: 10.12%
  • Asian: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
The current population of El Mirage, Arizona is 36,365 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,365.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,807.

El Mirage, Arizona Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,54963.16%
Black or African American3,61210.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native2660.75%
Asian5861.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1250.35%
Some Other Race4,05711.36%
Two or More Races4,50712.62%
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El Mirage Population by Race

El Mirage Population Pyramid 2022

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El Mirage Median Age

32


Total

30.5


Male

33.1


Female

El Mirage Adults

There are 25,125 adults, (3,823 of whom are seniors) in El Mirage.

El Mirage Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

El Mirage Sex Ratio

Female

18,660

52.27%

Male

17,042

47.73%

El Mirage Population by Age

El Mirage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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El Mirage Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All64.2%35.8%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female54.3%45.7%
Male45.2%54.8%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Mirage Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8733.2864.2
Married5,3473.5572
Male8453.745.2
Female2,3134.454.3
Non Family2,3681.4363.2

3.56

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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El Mirage Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1679.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,49911.51%
High School Graduate6,69230.82%
Some College5,08523.42%
Associates Degree2,0379.38%
Bachelors Degree2,19310.10%
Graduate Degree1,0414.79%
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El Mirage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Mirage Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander917259
White9,6618,7531,977
Asian43433276
Black1,8641,595323
Native American21314930
2+ Races1,9221,254225
Hispanic9,4846,154745
Other Race2,5341,319117

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 64.84%.

El Mirage Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,513$38,479$32,047
Less Than 9th Grade$24,642$28,676$15,886
High School Graduate$32,005$34,491$29,046
Some College$38,281$45,900$33,868
Bachelors Degree$42,619$43,666$41,801
Graduate Degree$49,539$52,500$48,861

$34,513

Average Earnings

$38,479

Average Male

$32,047

Average Female

El Mirage Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Mirage Language by Age

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El Mirage Language

67.48% of El Mirage residents speak only English, while 32.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.43% of the population.

El Mirage Language

El Mirage Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1253326.40%
Multiple4,5061,18526.30%
Native2495421.69%
Asian58612621.50%
Hispanic17,0373,02217.74%
Black3,61257415.89%
White13,1621,3089.94%
Other727NaN%

15.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.00%

Male Poverty Rate

15.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Mirage

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Mirage is Islander, with 26.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Mirage is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.94%.

El Mirage Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.64%
High School8.44%
Some College8.64%
Bachelors or Greater8.63%

El Mirage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.94%
Male Unemployed20.91%
Female Employed5.03%
Female Unemployed37.55%

El Mirage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Mirage Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,975$67,770
Families$60,618$67,234
Married Families$73,622-
Non Families$46,589$56,444
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Income by Household Type

El Mirage Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

El Mirage Married by Age and Sex

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El Mirage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

El Mirage Marital Status by Race

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El Mirage Marital Status

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1,724

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War603
First Gulf War450
Vietnam408
Korea132
World War II62

El Mirage Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34320
35 to 54625
55 to 64243
65 to 74281
75+255

El Mirage Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2407.51%
Black2259.79%
Native American93.73%
Asian5010.18%
Islander3430.91%
Other Race722.55%
2+ Races943.62%
Hispanic2882.57%

El Mirage Veterans by Race

El Mirage Veterans by Education

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5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Mirage Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

El Mirage Employment by Age

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El Mirage Employment by Race

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El Mirage Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.21%

Born in El Mirage

86.28%

Native Born

13.72%

Foreign Born

7.24%

Non Citizen

6.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.28% of El Mirage residents were born in the United States, with 43.21% having been born in Arizona. 7.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Mirage Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19703,2580.00%
19804,3071,0492.83%
19905,0016941.51%
20007,6092,6084.29%
201031,80724,19815.38%
201132,2564491.41%
201232,8505941.84%
201333,4796291.91%
201434,0685891.76%
201534,7336651.95%
201635,1854521.30%
201735,4092240.64%
201835,5491400.40%
201935,7532040.57%
202035,9572040.57%
202136,1612040.57%
202236,3652040.56%

El Mirage Population by Year