Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area AZ Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,584,155
Population in Households 4,499,409
Population in Familes 3,614,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 84,746
Population Density1 315
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 1,665,078
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,099,321
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,940,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,031,464 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 633,614 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 275,917 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $210,786
Average Home Value $279,799


Median Household Income $54,993
Average Household Income $75,260
Per Capita Income $27,710
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.44% 1.52%
Households 1.29% 1.44%
Families 1.13% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.