Phoenix, AZ Population

Population: 1,321,045. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,461,575 (+10.6% change)
Males: 671,760 (50.9%), Females: 649,285 (49.1%)

Maricopa County

Zip codes: 85003, 85004, 85006, 85007, 85008, 85009, 85012, 85013, 85014, 85015, 85016, 85017, 85018, 85019, 85020, 85021, 85022, 85023, 85024, 85027, 85028, 85029, 85031, 85032, 85033, 85034, 85035, 85037, 85040, 85041, 85043, 85044, 85045, 85048, 85050, 85051, 85053, 85054, 85085.

Median resident age: 30.7 years
Median household income: $41,207
Median house value: $112,600

Races in Phoenix:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.8%)
  • Hispanic (34.1%)
  • Other race (16.4%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.7%), Irish (9.4%), English (8.0%), Italian (4.4%), United States (4.0%), Polish (2.4%).

Elevation: 1085 feet

Land area: 474.9 square miles

Map of Phoenix, AZ

Population

For population 25 years and over in Phoenix

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phoenix city

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

19.5% Foreign born (15.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +328,534 (+33.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Phoenix:

  • ARIZONA HEART HOSPITAL (1930 EAST THOMAS ROAD)
  • ARIZONA STATE HOSPITAL (2500 EAST VAN BUREN STREET)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1111 EAST MCDOWELL RD)
  • JOHN C LINCOLN HOSP NORTH MOUNTAIN (250 EAST DUNLAP)
  • JOHN C LINCOLN HOSPITAL-DEER VALLEY (19829 NORTH 27TH AVE)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL ARIZONA PHOENIX (40 EAST INDIANOLA STREET)
  • LOS NINOS HOSPITAL (2303 EAST THOMAS)
  • MARICOPA MEDICAL CENTER (2601 EAST ROOSEVELT STREET)
  • MARYVALE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (5102 WEST CAMPBELL AVENUE)
  • MAYO CLINIC HOSPITAL (5777 EAST MAYO BLVD)
  • PARADISE VALLEY HOSPITAL (3929 EAST BELL RD)
  • PHOENIX BAPTIST HOSP & MED CENTER (6025 NORTH 20TH AVENUE)
  • PHOENIX CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (1919 EAST THOMAS ROAD)
  • PHOENIX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1201 7TH AVENUE)
  • PHS INDIAN MEDICAL CENTER (4212 N 16TH STREET)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL ARIZONA INC (350 WEST THOMAS ROAD)
  • ST JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (350 WEST THOMAS ROAD)
  • ST LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER (1800 EAST VAN BUREN)
  • ST LUKES BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER (1800 EAST VAN BUREN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Phoenix:

  • PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTL (about 9 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: PHX)
  • LUKE AFB (about 21 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; Abbreviation: LUF)
  • WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 34 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: IWA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Phoenix:

  • PHOENIX DEER VALLEY (about 11 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: DVT)
  • SCOTTSDALE (about 14 miles; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Abbreviation: SDL)
  • GLENDALE MUNICIPAL (about 15 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; Abbreviation: GEU)

Amtrak stations:

  • PHOENIX AIRPORT (TERMINAL 2) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • PHOENIX NORTHWEST (8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Phoenix:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ONLINE CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 14,783; Location: 3157 E. Elwood Street; Private, for-profit; Website: online.uophx.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-PHOENIX CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 9,152; Location: 4635 E. ELWOOD STREET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/phoenix; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • PHOENIX COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,911; Location: 1202 W THOMAS RD; Public; Website: www.pc.maricopa.edu)
  • PARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,410; Location: 18401 N 32ND ST; Public; Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 3,165; Location: 2149 W DUNLAP AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry-phx.edu)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,969; Location: 108 N. 40TH Street; Public; Website: www.gwc.maricopa.edu)
  • GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,207; Location: 3300 W CAMELBACK RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.grand-canyon.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE INC (Full-time enrollment: 2,091; Location: 3121 W WELDON AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: uticorp.com)
  • SOUTH MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,621; Location: 7050 S 24TH ST; Public; Website: www.smc.maricopa.edu)
  • MARICOPA SKILL CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 1,538; Location: 1245 E BUCKEYE; Public; Website: www.gwc.maricopa.edu/msc/index.html)
  • WESTERN INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,520; Location: 9215 N BLACK CYN HWY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wintu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CLINTON TECHNICAL INSTITUTE-MOTORCYCLE MECH DIV (Full-time enrollment: 1,503; Location: 2844 W DEER VALLEY RD; Private, for-profit; Website: uticorp.com)
  • HIGH-TECH INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 1,487; Location: 4343 NORTH 16TH STREET; Private, for-profit; Website: high-techinstitute.com)
  • OTTAWA UNIVERSITY-PHOENIX (Full-time enrollment: 1,169; Location: 2340 W MISSION LN; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ottawa.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • APOLLO COLLEGE-PHOENIX INC (Full-time enrollment: 1,013; Location: 8503 N 27TH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.apollocollege.com)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF COLORADO (Full-time enrollment: 1,003; Location: 2233 W DUNLAP AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aipx.aii.edu)
  • THE BRYMAN SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 687; Location: 2250 W. Peoria Ave. A-100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.high-techinstitute.com)
  • NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 350; Location: 3906 E BROADWAY RD STE 104; Private, for-profit; Website: 96skill.com)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 329; Location: 4837 E MCDOWELL RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • ARIZONA INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 319; Location: 4136 N 75TH AVE STE 211; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aibt.edu)

Biggest public high schools in Phoenix:

  • DESERT VISTA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,836; Location: 16440 S 32ND ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ALHAMBRA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,597; Location: 3839 WEST CAMELBACK ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TREVOR BROWNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,592; Location: 7402 W. CATALINA; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • METRO TECH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,399; Location: 1900 W. THOMAS ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MARYVALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,393; Location: 3415 N. 59TH AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH CANYON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,367; Location: 1700 E. UNION HILLS DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,358; Location: 1101 EAST THOMAS ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAMELBACK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,274; Location: 4612 N 28TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MOUNTAIN POINTE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,270; Location: 4201 E KNOX RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CARL HAYDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,209; Location: 3333 W. ROOSEVELT; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Phoenix:

  • NORTHWEST CMTY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 1,228; Location: 16615 NORTH 43RD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BROPHY COLLEGE PREPARATORY (Students: 1,194; Location: 4701 N CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • XAVIER COLLEGE PREPARATORY (Students: 1,110; Location: 4710 N FIFTH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • SCOTTSDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 960; Location: 14400 N TATUM BVLD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SAINT MARYS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 836; Location: 2525 N 3RD ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • PHOENIX COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 707; Location: PO BOX 15087; Grades: PK – 12)
  • PHOENIX CHRISTIAN JR SR HIGH (Students: 621; Location: 1751 W INDIAN SCHOOL RD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • PHOENIX SPECIAL PROGRAMS & ACD (Students: 454; Location: 1717 W NORTHERN AVE SUITE 104; Grades: 4 – 12)
  • BOURGADE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 4602 NORTH 31ST AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 195; Location: 2940 W BETHANY HOME RD; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Phoenix:

  • HORIZON COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 1,378; Location: 16233 S. 48TH ST.; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CATALINA VENTURA SCHOOL (Students: 1,376; Location: 6331 W. 39TH AVE.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • GRANADA EAST SCHOOL (Students: 1,328; Location: 3022 W CAMPBELL; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • DESERT HORIZON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,324; Location: 8525 WEST OSBORN ROAD; Grades: PK – 08)
  • PALO VERDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,275; Location: 7502 N 39TH AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • KYRENE ALTADENA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,220; Location: 14620 S. DESERT FOOTHILLS BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TOMAHAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,212; Location: 7820 WEST TURNEY AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • KYRENE CENTENNIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,190; Location: 13808 S. 36TH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PASEO HILLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,188; Location: 3302 W. LOUISE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • MONTEBELLO SCHOOL (Students: 1,185; Location: 5725 N 27TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Phoenix:

  • ST THERESA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 5001 EAST THOMAS ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SS SIMON AND JUDE ELEMENTARY S (Students: 574; Location: 6351 N 27TH AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 4715 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 3901 E INDIAN SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOO (Students: 454; Location: 6300 N CENTRAL AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MOST HOLY TRINITY ELEM SCH (Students: 352; Location: 535 EAST ALICE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PARADISE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 342; Location: 2401 E CACTUS RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JEROME ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 10815 NORTH 35TH AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • VALLEY CATHEDRAL CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 298; Location: 6225 N CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST GREGORY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 3440 N 18TH AVE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in Phoenix:

  • PHOENIX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,888,888; Location: 1221 N CENTRAL AVE; 1,616,409 books; 101,020 audio materials; 242,460 video materials; 5,000 serial subscriptions)
  • MARICOPA COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $9,749,000; Location: 17811 NO. 32ND ST.; 314,662 books; 19,188 audio materials; 19,332 video materials; 1,804 serial subscriptions)

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