Population Demographics

  • Arizona has the 16th largest state population. It has a population of 6,392,017 people.
  • The state's residents are 52.5% married and 47.5% single.
  • The top three races (in population) are: White [73.0%], Hispanic [29.6%] and American Indian and Alaska Native [4.6%].
  • The state's population is 24.6% college educated and 85.0% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • The state's population is 85.8% native born and 14.2% foreign born.
  • Men make up 49.7% of the population and women make up 50.3%.

» More about the Arizona Population including race, age and gender data.


  • Typical commute times differ throughout the state. However, overall 57.3% of works commute under 25 mins daily, 28.7% commute 25-45 mins, and 14.0% have a commute greater than 45 minutes.
  • In Arizona, the median worker income is $29,573. This is lower than the national average of $29,701.
  • The Arizona poverty rate of 13.4% is higher than the national average.
  • At the time of the last census, the Arizona unemployment rate was 7.7%.
  • Arizona workers work 39/hrs per week on average.

» More about the Arizona economy including unemployment and income trends.


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