Tolleson, Arizona Population 2020

7,393
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Tolleson is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 7,393, it is the 49th largest city in Arizona and the 3819th largest city in the United States. Tolleson is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 12.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,545 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Tolleson has a population density of 1,281 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tolleson is $54,184 with a poverty rate of 18.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $900 per month, and the median house value is $162,400. The median age in Tolleson is 29.2 years, 29.3 years for males, and 29.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Tolleson Demographics

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

  • White: 76.75%
  • Black or African American: 9.79%
  • Other race: 7.80%
  • Native American: 4.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tolleson, Arizona is 7,393, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,299.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,545.

Tolleson, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,51476.75%
Black or African American7039.79%
Some Other Race5607.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native2984.15%
Two or More Races1091.52%
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Tolleson Population Pyramid 2020

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Tolleson Median Age

29.2


Total

29.3


Male

29.2


Female

Tolleson Adults

There are 5,083 adults, (799 of whom are seniors) in Tolleson.

Tolleson Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Tolleson Sex Ratio

Female

3,692

51.39%

Male

3,492

48.61%

Tolleson Households and Families

Tolleson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tolleson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male52.9%47.1%
Married50.5%49.5%
Non Family49%51%
All44.8%55.2%
Female21.8%78.2%

44.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1343.3744.8
Married1,1103.8850.5
Female4263.3921.8
Non Family3351.2849
Male2633.8152.9

3.61

Average Family Size

3.37

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tolleson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72116.85%
9th to 12th Grade57113.34%
High School Graduate1,38132.27%
Some College85620.00%
Associates Degree4179.75%
Bachelors Degree2545.94%
Graduate Degree791.85%
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Tolleson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,5892,305169
Other Race35121115
White323323109
Black31831055
Native American104101
Multiple Races5137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.75%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,094$34,500$23,287
Less Than High School$25,190$29,950$16,354
High School Grad$25,804$31,051$21,700
Some College$31,339$40,647$30,400
Bachelors Degree$29,535$29,279$
Graduate Degree$57,330$$56,420

$29,094

Average Earnings

$34,500

Average Male

$23,287

Average Female

Tolleson Language

Tolleson Language by Age

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Tolleson Language

31.66% of Tolleson residents speak only English, while 68.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 65.95% of the population.

Tolleson Poverty

Tolleson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,8351,07918.49%
Black68218126.54%
Other560407.14%
White390317.95%
Native298227.38%
Multiple10976.42%

18.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.63%

Male Poverty Rate

22.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tolleson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tolleson is Black, with 26.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tolleson is Multiple, with 6.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.95%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.56%
Bachelors or Greater11.11%
Some College9.03%
High School8.11%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.62%
Female Employed15.42%
Female Unemployed14.85%
Male Employed4.33%

Tolleson Income

Tolleson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,935$54,184
Families$43,229$54,105
Married Families$50,729-
Non Families$37,977$38,309
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Tolleson Marital Status

Tolleson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tolleson Married by Age and Sex

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Tolleson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Tolleson Marital Status by Race

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Tolleson Veterans

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204

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam72
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War20
World War II12
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6491
65 to 7448
75+38
35 to 5427
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1714.14%
Hispanic1483.43%
Other266.16%
2 or More711.48%

Tolleson Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tolleson Employment Status

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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49.23%

Born in Arizona

75.14%

Native Born

24.86%

Foreign Born

13.32%

Non Citizen

11.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.14% of Tolleson residents were born in the United States, with 49.23% having been born in Arizona. 13.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,393470.64%
20197,346470.64%
20187,299470.65%
20177,252470.65%
20167,205851.19%
20157,120991.41%
20147,0211872.74%
20136,834881.30%
20126,7461191.80%
20116,627831.27%
20106,5441,5702.78%
20004,9745401.16%
19904,43410.00%
19804,4335521.34%
19703,881-5-0.01%
19603,8868442.48%
19503,0420.00%