Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ

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2022 Population
108,829
2.37% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
14.9%
4.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,747
9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$295,000
17.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
52,264
2.88% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ had a population of 109k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $61,747. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ grew from 106,305 to 108,829, a 2.37% increase and its median household income grew from $56,650 to $61,747, a 9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.6%), White (Hispanic) (12.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.11%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.48%), and Other (Hispanic) (7.06%).

25.9% of the households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.1% of the residents in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are UEI College-Phoenix (739 degrees awarded in 2022), Avalon Institute-Phoenix (474915) (392 degrees), and Ottawa University-Phoenix (389 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was $295,000, and the homeownership rate was 51.3%.

Most people in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 109k people, from which 91.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.6% of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country (17k people).

In 2022, there were 4.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.3k people) in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.2k White (Hispanic) and 9.91k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are Spanish (19,203 households), Arabic (816 households), and Serbo-Croatian (493 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
55,737
Women
51.2%
53,094
Men
48.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 108,831 inhabitants, with 48.8% men, and 51.2% women.

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Citizenship

91.1%
2022 Citizenship
90.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.1% of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was 90.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    58.3k ± 2.41k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    13.2k ± 1.76k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    9.91k ± 1.56k
29.6%
Hispanic Population
32.2k people

In 2022, there were 4.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58.3k people) in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.2k White (Hispanic) and 9.91k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.6% of the people in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are hispanic (32.2k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    8,777 ± 2,205 people
  2. India
    1,188 ± 842 people
  3. Iraq
    696 ± 646 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was Mexico, the natal country of 8,777 Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ residents, followed by India with 1,188 and Iraq with 696.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17k people
15.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.7k people

As of 2022, 15.6% of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ residents (17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was 15.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    19,203 households (18.9%)
  2. Arabic
    816 households (0.801%)
  3. Serbo-Croatian
    493 households (0.484%)

25.9% of the households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was Spanish. 18.9% of the households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,604 ± 302
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,276 ± 356
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    725 ± 268

Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ employs 52.3k people. The largest industries in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are Construction (3,998 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,765 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,154 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous retail stores ($104,985), Insurance carriers ($95,408), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($86,926).

Males in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,704. The income inequality in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.413, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,760
Women
47.6%
27,217
Men
52.4%

The workforce of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ in 2020 was 51,977 people, with 47.6% woman, and 52.4% men.

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Occupations

52.3k
2022 Value
2.88%
1 Year growth
± 2.88%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 2.88%, from 50.8k employees to 52.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ, are Customer service representatives (1,978 people), Other managers (1,386 people), and Retail salespersons (1,294 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

52.3k
2022 Value
2.88%
1 Year growth
± 2.88%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 2.88%, from 50.8k employees to 52.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ, are Construction (3,998 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,765 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,154 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,429
Median earning men ± $1,154
$37,083
Median earning women ± $1,885

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,139), Public Administration ($70,179), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,974).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($63,837), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,007), and Wholesale Trade ($52,760).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ awarded 1,520 degrees. The student population of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 459 male students and 1,414 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are Unknown (480 and 31.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (431 and 28.4%), White (302 and 19.9%), and Asian (155 and 10.2%).

The largest universities in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ by number of degrees awarded are UEI College-Phoenix (739 and 48.6%), Avalon Institute-Phoenix (474915) (392 and 25.8%), and Ottawa University-Phoenix (389 and 25.6%).

The most popular majors in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ are Medical Assistant (378 and 24.9%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (263 and 17.3%), and Dental Assisting (179 and 11.8%).

The median tuition cost in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ for private four year colleges is $12,641.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2015 in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,873 (24.5% men and 75.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,873 students enrolled in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ, 24.5% men and 75.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Unknown with 697 records, of which 67.1% were women and 32.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 123 degrees awarded
  2. 378 degrees awarded
  3. 179 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was General Cosmetology with 123 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 739 degrees awarded
  2. 392 degrees awarded
  3. 389 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was UEI College-Phoenix with 739 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 289 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ, which is 0.235 times less than the 1,231 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Unknown students. These 480 degrees mean that there were 1.11 times more degrees awarded to Unknown students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 431 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,641) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($700) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.936% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.972% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (23.3k), Some college (22.9k), and Bachelors Degree (14.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was $295,000 in 2022, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $251,400 to $295,000, a 17.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ is 51.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ is $61,747. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

Property

$295,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,531
$22,752
Median Property Taxes
±$1,301

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Rent vs Own

51.3%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.3% of the housing units in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was Maricopa County--Gilbert (South) & Queen Creek Towns PUMA, AZ with a value of $128,801, followed by Maricopa County--Scottsdale (North), Phoenix (Far Northeast) Cities & Cave Creek PUMA, AZ and Maricopa County--Chandler City (South) PUMA, AZ, with respective values of $127,299 and $114,429.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$61,747
Median Household Income
± $3,445
44.3k
Number of Households
± 2,039

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.3k households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ grew to $61,747 from the previous year's value of $56,650.

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Wage Distribution

0.413
2022 Wage GINI in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ
0.407
2021 Wage GINI in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ

In 2022, the income inequality in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.44% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.5%)
  3. Carpooled (9.61%)

In 2022, 69.5% of workers in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.5%) and those who carpooled to work (9.61%).

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Commute Time

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ have a shorter commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.29% of the workforce in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ (16.1k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.4% of the population of Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 9.96% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arizona see 1499 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1585 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 662 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,499 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arizona

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,499 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,523 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 26.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
45.3%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
9.96%
Non-Group
1.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Phoenix City (Northwest Central) PUMA, AZ grew by 1.99% from 13.3% to 13.6%.

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