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Peoria, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Peoria is the 9th largest city in Arizona with a population of 172,002 as of July 1, 2016. Peoria ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Peoria is located at latitude 33.7862 and longitude -112.308 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Peoria (see map below) encompass a land area of 175.35 sq. miles and a water area of 3.66 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Peoria are located in Maricopa County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Yavapai County.

The City of Peoria (GNIS ID: 2411401) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Peoria is located within Wickenburg Division of Maricopa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Peoria population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Peoria, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 172,002
Population in Households 170,714
Population in Familes 142,530
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,288
Population Density1 981
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 63,399
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 44,563
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 71,368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,809 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,590 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,969 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $218,671
Average Home Value $259,734


Median Household Income $63,990
Average Household Income $80,920
Per Capita Income $30,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.78% 1.57%
Households 1.58% 1.48%
Families 1.49% 1.38%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Peoria, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peoria to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 98th
Population Density1 # 67 85th
Diversity Index2 # 153 66th
Median Household Income # 40 91st
Per Capita Income # 58 87th

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