Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ

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2022 Population
117,321
1.23% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31.3
1.26% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19%
3.49% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,649
12.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$269,500
25.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
49,088
1.94% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ had a population of 117k people with a median age of 31.3 and a median household income of $61,649. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ grew from 115,894 to 117,321, a 1.23% increase and its median household income grew from $54,990 to $61,649, a 12.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ are White (Hispanic) (23.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (22.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.4%), Other (Hispanic) (14.5%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%).

48.6% of the households in Phoenix City (South) 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.

85.8% of the residents in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ are South Mountain Community College (854 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ was $269,500, and the homeownership rate was 60.3%.

Most people in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 117k people, from which 85.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 22.2% of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country (26.1k people).

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more White (Hispanic) residents (27.7k people) in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26k Two+ (Hispanic) and 20.4k Black or African American (Non-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 (South) PUMA, AZ are Spanish (48,106 households), Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (765 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (480 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,732
Women
49.3%
59,422
Men
50.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 117,154 inhabitants, with 50.7% men, and 49.3% women.

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Citizenship

85.8%
2022 Citizenship
85.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.8% of Phoenix City (South) 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 (South) PUMA, AZ was 85.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ
  1. White (Hispanic)
    27.7k ± 2.29k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    26k ± 3.01k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    20.4k ± 2.02k
61.9%
Hispanic Population
72.6k people

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more White (Hispanic) residents (27.7k people) in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26k Two+ (Hispanic) and 20.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

61.9% of the people in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ are hispanic (72.6k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    20,746 ± 3,208 people
  2. Philippines
    525 ± 561 people
  3. Guatemala
    513 ± 555 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ was Mexico, the natal country of 20,746 Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ residents, followed by Philippines with 525 and Guatemala with 513.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26.1k people
23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
26.7k people

As of 2022, 22.2% of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ residents (26.1k 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 (South) PUMA, AZ was 23%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    48,106 households (44.2%)
  2. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    765 households (0.703%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    480 households (0.441%)

48.6% of the households in Phoenix City (South) 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 (South) PUMA, AZ was Spanish. 44.2% of the households in Phoenix City (South) 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. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,197 ± 267
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    543 ± 183
  3. Vietnam
    524 ± 134

Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ employs 49.1k people. The largest industries in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ are Construction (4,588 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,586 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,208 people), and the highest paying industries are Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($103,827), Miscellaneous retail stores ($103,293), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($94,454).

Males in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ have an average income that is 1.14 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,740. The income inequality in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.372, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,189
Women
49.2%
24,931
Men
50.8%

The workforce of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ in 2020 was 49,120 people, with 49.2% woman, and 50.8% men.

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Occupations

49.1k
2022 Value
1.94%
1 Year growth
± 1.94%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 1.94%, from 48.2k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,509 people), Customer service representatives (2,176 people), and Cooks (1,443 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

49.1k
2022 Value
1.94%
1 Year growth
± 1.94%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 1.94%, from 48.2k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ, are Construction (4,588 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,586 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,208 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Phoenix City (South) 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

$41,888
Median earning men ± $1,762
$34,317
Median earning women ± $1,646

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($71,976), Information ($56,276), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,238).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,177), Wholesale Trade ($51,707), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,019).

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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 (South) PUMA, AZ awarded 854 degrees. The student population of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,539 male students and 2,167 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ are Hispanic or Latino (483 and 56.7%), followed by White (154 and 18.1%), Black or African American (133 and 15.6%), and Asian (38 and 4.46%).

The largest universities in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ by number of degrees awarded are South Mountain Community College (854 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ are General Art Studies (229 and 26.8%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (201 and 23.5%), and Behavioral Sciences (78 and 9.13%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,706 students enrolled in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ, 41.5% men and 58.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 2,138 records, of which 60.1% were women and 39.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 201 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 201 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
854 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was South Mountain Community College with 854 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 332 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ, which is 0.636 times less than the 522 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 483 degrees mean that there were 3.14 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 154 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,040) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($30) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,464) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.37% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.72% 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 (South) PUMA, AZ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (26.5k), Secondary Education (22.1k), and Some college (19.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ was $269,500 in 2022, which is 0.956 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $214,900 to $269,500, a 25.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ is 60.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ is $61,649. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Phoenix City (South) 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

$269,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,409
$21,085
Median Property Taxes
±$1,222

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Rent vs Own

60.3%
Homeownership
2022
65.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.3% of the housing units in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.4%.

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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 (South) 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$61,649
Median Household Income
± $2,321
35k
Number of Households
± 1,648

In 2022, the median household income of the 35k households in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ grew to $61,649 from the previous year's value of $54,990.

The following chart displays the households in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.372
2022 Wage GINI in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ
0.363
2021 Wage GINI in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ

In 2022, the income inequality in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ was 0.372 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.53% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.8%)
  3. Carpooled (11.5%)

In 2022, 70.6% of workers in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.8%) and those who carpooled to work (11.5%).

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ have a shorter commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.99% of the workforce in Phoenix City (South) 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 (South) 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 (South) PUMA, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ (21.4k out of 113k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ is Hispanic, followed by White 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

81.2% of the population of Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with 36.4% on employee plans, 31.5% on Medicaid, 5.27% on Medicare, 7.14% on non-group plans, and 0.899% 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 30.2% under 18 years, 25.6% between 18 and 34 years, 35.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.38% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.8%
Uninsured
36.4%
Employer Coverage
31.5%
Medicaid
5.27%
Medicare
7.14%
Non-Group
0.899%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Phoenix City (South) PUMA, AZ grew by 0.665% from 18.7% to 18.8%.

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