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Peoria, Arizona - Basic Facts

The City of Peoria is the 9th largest city in Arizona with a population of 184,070 as of July 1, 2018. 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.


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Peoria, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 184,070
Population in Households 182,655
Population in Familes 154,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,415
Population Density2 1,050
Diversity Index3 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,478
Average Household Income $87,816
Per Capita Income $32,422

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 74,486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,708 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,722 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,056 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $239,182
Average Home Value $274,075
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 67,430
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 47,813
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.18% 1.75%
Households 1.96% 1.65%
Families 1.99% 1.62%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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, 2018 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 Density # 64 86th
Diversity Index # 153 66th
Median Household Income # 32 93rd
Per Capita Income # 59 87th

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