Tempe, Arizona Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Tempe is 183,652, a change of 9.99% when compared to 2014. With an area of 40.23 square miles, this works out to a population density of 4,565.50 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 70,981, with an average household size of 2.44.
Tempe's 2018 unemployment rate was 5.37%.
The average household income in Tempe for 2018 was $71,922, while the median was $54,210.

Tempe Population Trends

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Tempe Ethnicity Mix

Tempe Fertility Rate

1,734 estimated births

Tempe Household Characteristics

Tempe Median Age over Time

Tempe Households with Children by Age

Tempe Median Household Income

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Tempe Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Tempe Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,426

Tempe Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,114

Tempe Average Commute

Tempe Primary Transportation

Tempe Gender Mix

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Tempe Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Tempe city, Arizona 166,975
2015 Tempe city, Arizona 169,816
2016 Tempe city, Arizona 174,708
2017 Tempe city, Arizona 178,339
2018 Tempe city, Arizona 183,652