Tempe, AZ: What you need to know

Looking to move to Tempe , AZ? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Tempe , AZ real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Tempe , AZ is located in Maricopa County . It has a population of 169,816, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Tempe , AZ? The median income in Tempe , AZ is $49,012 and the median home value is $203,000, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability. Tempe , AZ is also the perfect place to break in your new shoes, due to its WalkScore ® of 49.9315.

Tempe, AZ City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 169,816
Median Age 28
Median Household Income $49,012
Median Home Price $203,000
Walkscore 50

Tempe, AZ Rankings

Tempe , AZ Real Estate

Tempe has everything a college student--and post-grad--could want

Forward-thinking and technology-friendly, Tempe is a city visibly on the rise

Communities include Tempe, Scottsdale, Glendale, Yuma

Fun things to do, sites to see, offbeat adventures, shopping and more. Pack your bags and head to Tempe!

Tempe, AZ Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 52.6%
  Female 47.4%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 57
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Median Population

Median Age 28.2%
Age 18 Over 83.9%
Age 21 Over 72.5%
Age 62 Over 11.5%
Age 65 Over 9%


  Ethnicity White 72.5%
  Ethnicity Black 5.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 7.2%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 22.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 2.4%
  Ethnicity Other 8.3%


  Median Household Income $49,012
  Median Home Price $203,000
  Homes Owned 58.2%
  Homes Rent 41.8%
  Median Property Rent $954


  English Only 75.2%
  English Other 24.8%

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Commute Types

  Walked 3.8%
  Worked at Home 4.6%
  Public Transportation 4.7%
  Other Means 5.7%
  Drove Alone 72.2%
  Carpooled 8.9%

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