Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ

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2022 Population
113,530
0.152% 1-year decline
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33.1
0.915% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.2%
2.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,302
13.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$259,900
22.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ had a population of 114k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $60,302. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ declined from 113,703 to 113,530, a −0.152% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,114 to $60,302, a 13.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (39.3%), White (Hispanic) (19%), Two+ (Hispanic) (15.6%), Other (Hispanic) (9.36%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.81%).

38.8% of the households in Phoenix City (West) 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.

88.9% of the residents in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ are Pima Medical Institute-Phoenix (605 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ was $259,900, and the homeownership rate was 57.8%.

Most people in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27 minutes. The average car ownership in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 114k people, from which 88.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.6% of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country (21.1k people).

In 2022, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.7k people) in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.6k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k 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 (West) PUMA, AZ are Spanish (33,069 households), Arabic (1,649 households), and Other Languages of Asia (1,375 households).

Citizenship

88.9%
2022 Citizenship
88.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.9% of Phoenix City (West) 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 (West) PUMA, AZ was 88.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.7k ± 2.85k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    21.6k ± 2.33k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    17.7k ± 3.11k
45.7%
Hispanic Population
51.9k people

In 2022, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.7k people) in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.6k White (Hispanic) and 17.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

45.7% of the people in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ are hispanic (51.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
21.1k people
18.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
21.3k people

As of 2022, 18.6% of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ residents (21.1k 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 (West) PUMA, AZ was 18.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    33,069 households (31.5%)
  2. Arabic
    1,649 households (1.57%)
  3. Other Languages of Asia
    1,375 households (1.31%)

38.8% of the households in Phoenix City (West) 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 (West) PUMA, AZ was Spanish. 31.5% of the households in Phoenix City (West) 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
    1,841 ± 390
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,507 ± 477
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,142 ± 267

Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ employs 51.1k people. The largest industries in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ are Construction (6,332 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,420 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,735 people), and the highest paying industries are National security & international affairs ($120,648), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($109,046), and Not specified manufacturing industries ($94,897).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,938
Women
45.7%
28,431
Men
54.3%

The workforce of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ in 2020 was 52,369 people, with 45.7% woman, and 54.3% men.

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Occupations

51.1k
2022 Value
0.407%
1 Year growth
± 0.407%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 0.407%, from 50.9k employees to 51.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ, are Cashiers (1,709 people), Customer service representatives (1,565 people), and Cooks (1,323 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

51.1k
2022 Value
0.407%
1 Year growth
± 0.407%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 0.407%, from 50.9k employees to 51.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ, are Construction (6,332 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,420 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,735 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Phoenix City (West) 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

$40,352
Median earning men ± $1,857
$35,073
Median earning women ± $1,873

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,962), Information ($57,071), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,068).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($48,438), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,394), and Construction ($45,625).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ awarded 658 degrees. The student population of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 107 male students and 874 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ are Hispanic or Latino (315 and 47.9%), followed by White (221 and 33.6%), Two or More Races (45 and 6.84%), and Black or African American (34 and 5.17%).

The largest universities in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Pima Medical Institute-Phoenix (605 and 91.9%).

The most popular majors in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ are Phlebotamy Technician (140 and 21.3%), Medical Assistant (114 and 17.3%), and General Cosmetology (51 and 7.75%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.54% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.57% 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 (West) PUMA, AZ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (25.1k), Some college (22.6k), and Secondary Education (17.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ was $259,900 in 2022, which is 0.922 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $211,600 to $259,900, a 22.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ is 57.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ is $60,302. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Phoenix City (West) 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

$259,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,714
$22,482
Median Property Taxes
±$1,283

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57.8%
Homeownership
2022
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.8% of the housing units in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.9%.

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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 (West) 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 (West) 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.
$60,302
Median Household Income
± $4,493
38.9k
Number of Households
± 1,905

In 2022, the median household income of the 38.9k households in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ grew to $60,302 from the previous year's value of $53,114.

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Wage Distribution

0.379
2022 Wage GINI in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ
0.385
2021 Wage GINI in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ

In 2022, the income inequality in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ was 0.379 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.58% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.4%)
  2. Carpooled (14.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.05%)

In 2022, 69.4% of workers in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.3%) and those who worked at home (9.05%).

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Commute Time

27 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ have a longer commute time (27 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Phoenix City (West) 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 (West) 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 (West) PUMA, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ (21.5k out of 112k 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 Females 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Phoenix City (West) 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

83.6% of the population of Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with 36.9% on employee plans, 27.7% on Medicaid, 8.44% on Medicare, 9.38% on non-group plans, and 1.25% 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 27.5% under 18 years, 25% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.4%
Uninsured
36.9%
Employer Coverage
27.7%
Medicaid
8.44%
Medicare
9.38%
Non-Group
1.25%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Phoenix City (West) PUMA, AZ declined by 1.32% from 16.6% to 16.4%.

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