El Mirage, Arizona Population 2024

35,977

El Mirage is a city located in Maricopa County Arizona. El Mirage has a 2024 population of 35,977. El Mirage is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually but its population has increased by 0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,951 in 2020.

The average household income in El Mirage is $81,149 with a poverty rate of 13.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in El Mirage is 31.9 years, 31 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

El Mirage Demographics

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

  • White: 50.18%
  • Two or more races: 24.36%
  • Other race: 14.39%
  • Black or African American: 7.58%
  • Native American: 1.34%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.96%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,634.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.07% (26)
The current population of El Mirage, Arizona is 35,977 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,951.

El Mirage, Arizona Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,88950.18%
Two or more races8,68424.36%
Other race5,13114.39%
Black or African American2,7027.58%
Native American4791.34%
Asian4251.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3420.96%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

El Mirage Population by Race

El Mirage Population Pyramid 2024

El Mirage Median Age

31.9

Total

31

Male

32.8

Female

El Mirage Adults

There are 25,924 adults, (3,625 of whom are seniors) in El Mirage.

El Mirage Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

El Mirage Sex Ratio

Female18,26051.22%
Male17,39248.78%

El Mirage Population by Age

El Mirage Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,1303.268.631.4
Married5,6083.5974.425.6
Non Family2,2301.5469.530.5
Female2,2153.7960.939.1
Male1,0773.4152.647.4
showing: 5 rows

3.44

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

El Mirage Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

El Mirage Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Mirage Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 24.47%.

El Mirage Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,573

Average Earnings

$43,696

Average Male

$37,479

Average Female

El Mirage Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Mirage Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

El Mirage Language

64.53% of El Mirage residents speak only English, while 35.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.83% of the population.

El Mirage Language

El Mirage Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,4562,75415.78%
Multiple8,6431,44716.74%
White12,1471,1669.6%
Other5,08180615.86%
Black2,7022278.4%
Asian4259622.59%
Native4799620.04%
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13.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.28%

Male Poverty Rate

12.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Mirage

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Mirage is Asian, with 22.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Mirage is Black, with 8.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.85%.

El Mirage Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.25%
Some College8.87%
High School8.66%
Bachelors or Greater8.33%
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El Mirage Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.65%
Male Unemployed21.86%
Male Employed5.17%
Female Employed3.81%
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El Mirage Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Mirage Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

El Mirage Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

El Mirage Married by Age and Sex

male

female

El Mirage Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

El Mirage Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

El Mirage Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,554

Number of Veterans

1,320

Male Veterans

234

Female Veterans

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El Mirage Veterans by War

count

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El Mirage Veterans by Age

count

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El Mirage Veterans by Race

El Mirage Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Mirage Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

El Mirage Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

El Mirage Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

El Mirage Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

44.34%

Born in El Mirage

85.52%

Native Born

14.48%

Foreign Born

7.12%

Non Citizen

7.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.52% of El Mirage residents were born in the United States, with 44.34% having been born in Arizona. 7.12% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202935,957-4-0.01%
202835,961-4-0.01%
202735,965-4-0.01%
202635,969-4-0.01%
202535,973-4-0.01%
202435,977-4-0.01%
202335,981-4-0.01%
202235,985-4-0.01%
202135,989380.11%
202035,9511560.44%
201935,7952360.66%
201835,5591470.42%
201735,4122240.64%
201635,1884531.3%
201534,7356651.95%
201434,0705911.77%
201333,4796291.91%
201232,8505941.84%
201132,2564501.41%
201031,80624,197318%
20007,6092,60852.15%
19905,00169416.11%
19804,3071,04932.2%
19703,258
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El Mirage Population by Year