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3.33% growth
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7.45% growth
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6.04% growth
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6.23% growth


The economy of Phoenix, AZ employs 770,242 people. The economy of Phoenix, AZ is specialized in Admin., Support, Waste Management Services; Finance & Insurance; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 1.59; 1.48; and 1.43 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Phoenix, AZ are Healthcare & Social Assistance (94,349), Retail trade (89,916), and Accommodation & Food Service (62,916), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($61,837), Utilities ($57,367), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($54,004).

Median household income in Phoenix, AZ is $52,062. Males in Phoenix, AZ have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,805. The income inequality of Phoenix, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Phoenix, AZ. In Maricopa County, AZ the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 71 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,472. Apache County, AZ has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Arizona.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Phoenix, AZ is from the county of Maricopa County, AZ.

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Phoenix, AZ is home to a population of 1.62M people, from which 86.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Phoenix, AZ is composed of 707,092 Hispanic residents (43.8%), 680,241 White residents (42.1%), 101,195 Black residents (6.27%), 60,581 Asian residents (3.75%), and 36,032 Two+ residents (2.23%). The most common foreign languages in Phoenix, AZ are Spanish (430,812 speakers), Other Asian (6,903 speakers), and Arabic (6,296 speakers), but compared to other places, Phoenix, AZ has a relative high number of Navajo (4,925 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (4,773 speakers), and Other (1,963 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Phoenix, AZ awarded 37,249 degrees. The student population of Phoenix, AZ is skewed towards females, with 11,491 male students and 25,758 female students. Most students in Phoenix, AZ are White (17,821 and 47.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (7,376 and 19.8%), Black or African American (4,889 and 13.1%), and Unknown (3,645 and 9.8%). The largest universities in Phoenix, AZ by number of graduates are Grand Canyon University (16,241 and 43.6%), Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix (3,476 and 9.3%), and Phoenix College (2,279 and 6.12%). The most popular majors in Phoenix, AZ are Registered Nursing (5,780 and 15.5%), General Special Education & Teaching (877 and 2.35%), and General Psychology (660 and 1.77%). The median tuition costs in Phoenix, AZ are $18,021 for private four year colleges, and $9,684 and $25,784 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Phoenix, AZ is $213,300, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $200,800 to $213,300, a 6.23% increase. The homeownership rate of Phoenix, AZ is 53%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Phoenix, AZ have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Phoenix, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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