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Social Characteristics of City of Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    520,856
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    329,835
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    63.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    168,193
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    32.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    214,948
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    41.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    100,603
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    19.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    34,757
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    18,565
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    80,130
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    15.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    49,025
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    191,021
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    36.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    149,491
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    34,679
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    189,679
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    36.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    96,444
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    18.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.83
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.55
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    1,473,030
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    520,856
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    35.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    214,828
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    484,629
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    32.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    141,831
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    110,886
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    44,585
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    568,556
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    240,092
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    42.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    247,068
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    43.5%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    10,909
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    10,791
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    59,696
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    580,416
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    203,412
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    35.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    239,286
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    41.2%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    16,206
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    36,792
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    84,720
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    23,810
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    10,257
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    43.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    45
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    61
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    27
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    97
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    35
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    40,794
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    15,350
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    37.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,090
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,315
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,554
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,391
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15,350
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9,544
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    62.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    10,727
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    69.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    410,064
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    17,479
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    22,611
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    180,437
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    44.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    89,301
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    100,236
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    24.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    929,365
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    91,405
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    86,589
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    222,636
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    24.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    212,017
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    70,516
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    160,056
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    17.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    86,146
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    9.3%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    80.8%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    26.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    1,083,530
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    76,322
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    1,479,703
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    139,925
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    406,020
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    12,973
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    940,603
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    79,667
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    133,080
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    47,285
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    35.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    1,468,572
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    1,172,237
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    79.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    287,552
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    19.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    236,320
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    16.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    51,232
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    10,943
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    40,289
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    8,783
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    1,490,758
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    1,190,317
  • Percentage of Native persons
    79.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    1,174,460
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    78.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    601,837
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    40.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    572,623
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    38.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    15,857
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    300,441
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    20.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    300,441
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    87,816
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    29.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    212,625
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    70.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    316,298
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    15,857
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    15857%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    940
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    14,917
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    300,441
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    16,983
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    283,458
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    300,441
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    21,618
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    45,916
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    15.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    10,098
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1,297
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    215,855
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    71.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    5,657
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    1,375,923
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    871,790
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    63.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    504,133
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    36.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    197,833
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    14.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    417,595
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    30.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    166,745
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    35,047
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    9,131
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    29,953
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    13,754
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    21,538
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    8,203
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    1,490,758
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    60,223
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    9,801
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    4,606
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    5,123
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    16,197
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    91,824
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    28,666
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    6,026
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    177,098
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    4,686
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    6,209
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    121,031
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    60,115
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    2,253
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    18,912
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    34,510
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    2,902
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    10,845
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    8,800
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    19,893
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1,682
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    13,366
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    15,452
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    3,351
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    2,923
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    7,089
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    1,936
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.