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Social Characteristics of City of Tempe, AZ

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

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    63,523
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    30,795
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    48.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    13,152
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    20.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    19,600
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    30.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    7,286
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    3,775
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    1,809
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    7,420
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    11.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    4,057
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    32,728
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    51.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    21,103
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    33.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    3,600
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    14,541
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    22.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    10,329
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    16.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.47
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.16
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    157,122
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    63,523
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    40.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19,537
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    36,853
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    23.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    10,079
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    27,130
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    17.3%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    5,446
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    75,869
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    45,339
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    59.8%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    22,117
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    29.2%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    657
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1,069
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    6,687
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    68,308
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    33,281
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    48.7%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    21,850
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    32.0%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    1,034
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    3,943
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    8,200
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.0%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    1,986
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    1,071
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    53.9%
  • 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)
    30
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    41
  • 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)
    19
  • 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)
    52
  • 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)
    32
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    2,231
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    616
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    27.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    339
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    66
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    35
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    176
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    616
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    410
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    66.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    406
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    65.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    62,801
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    1,508
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    1,517
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    11,429
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    18.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    7,286
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    41,061
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    65.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    96,643
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    3,606
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    5,450
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    16,274
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    24,070
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7,610
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    24,430
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    25.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    15,203
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    15.7%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    90.6%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    41.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    138,713
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    8,681
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    166,620
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    13,598
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    28,203
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    659
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    124,079
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    7,924
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    14,338
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    5,015
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    35.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    165,251
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    110,705
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    67.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    52,163
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    31.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    39,086
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    23.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    13,077
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3,200
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    9,877
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    2,383
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    166,975
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    144,747
  • Percentage of Native persons
    86.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    141,853
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    85.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    60,392
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    36.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    81,461
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    48.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    2,894
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    22,228
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    13.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    22,228
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    6,904
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    31.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    15,324
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    68.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    25,122
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    2,894
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    2894%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    213
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    2,681
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    22,228
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    4,038
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    18.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    18,190
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    81.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    22,228
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    2,082
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    10,255
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    46.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    555
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    42
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    8,596
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    38.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    698
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    158,494
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    119,722
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    75.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    38,772
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    24.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    12,472
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    22,057
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    13.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    7,264
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    5,607
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1,100
  • 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
    7,717
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    3,538
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    3,391
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    570
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    166,975
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    5,323
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    1,820
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    768
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    912
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    2,421
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    15,312
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    4,380
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    1,069
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    25,764
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    15.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    618
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    724
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    15,602
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    8,262
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    464
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    3,292
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    4,603
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    346
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1,582
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1,675
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    3,371
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    259
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    990
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    2,347
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    485
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    482
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    1,609
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    367
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


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.