Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ

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2022 Population
121,668
1.75% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.9
0.504% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.9%
1.77% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$75,581
8.38% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$318,600
24.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ had a population of 122k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $75,581. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ grew from 119,573 to 121,668, a 1.75% increase and its median household income grew from $69,738 to $75,581, a 8.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.6%), White (Hispanic) (11.3%), Other (Hispanic) (8.22%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.64%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.02%).

21.2% of the households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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.

94.7% of the residents in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are Kor Beauty Academy (20 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was $318,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.

Most people in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 122k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.9% of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country (14.5k people).

In 2022, there were 5.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71.3k people) in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.8k White (Hispanic) and 10k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are Spanish (16,922 households), Arabic (1,273 households), and Vietnamese (1,108 households).

Citizenship

94.7%
2022 Citizenship
94.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.7% of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    71.3k ± 2.92k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    13.8k ± 1.57k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    10k ± 1.35k
28.5%
Hispanic Population
34.7k people

In 2022, there were 5.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71.3k people) in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.8k White (Hispanic) and 10k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

28.5% of the people in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are hispanic (34.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.5k people
11.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.9k people

As of 2022, 11.9% of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ residents (14.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,922 households (14.7%)
  2. Arabic
    1,273 households (1.11%)
  3. Vietnamese
    1,108 households (0.962%)

21.2% of the households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower 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 Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was Spanish. 14.7% of the households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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
    2,418 ± 331
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,663 ± 367
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,304 ± 244

Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ employs 56k people. The largest industries in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are Construction (4,236 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,852 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,772 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($131,744), Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($131,353), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($117,273).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
25,528
Women
49.6%
25,920
Men
50.4%

The workforce of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ in 2020 was 51,448 people, with 49.6% woman, and 50.4% men.

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Occupations

56k
2022 Value
−0.675%
1 Year decline
± −0.675%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ declined at a rate of −0.675%, from 56.4k employees to 56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ, are Customer service representatives (1,649 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,609 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,464 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56k
2022 Value
−0.675%
1 Year decline
± −0.675%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ declined at a rate of −0.675%, from 56.4k employees to 56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ, are Construction (4,236 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,852 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,772 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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

$49,376
Median earning men ± $2,569
$40,404
Median earning women ± $2,370

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($72,841), Manufacturing ($62,888), and Public Administration ($58,614).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($56,714), Public Administration ($54,787), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,285).

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arizona over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ awarded 20 degrees. The student population of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 47 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are White (8 and 40%), followed by Black or African American (6 and 30%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 15%), and Unknown (2 and 10%).

The largest universities in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Kor Beauty Academy (20 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ are General Cosmetology (20 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.37% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.74% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (27.4k), Some college (24.5k), and Bachelors Degree (17.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was $318,600 in 2022, which is 1.13 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $255,700 to $318,600, a 24.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ is 69.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ is $75,581. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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

$318,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,557
$32,080
Median Property Taxes
±$1,411

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 Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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 Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
Homeownership
2022
69.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.5% of the housing units in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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 Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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.
$75,581
Median Household Income
± $2,397
46.1k
Number of Households
± 1,827

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.1k households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ grew to $75,581 from the previous year's value of $69,738.

The following chart displays the households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) 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

0.402
2022 Wage GINI in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ
0.407
2021 Wage GINI in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ

In 2022, the income inequality in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was 0.402 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.33% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.3%)
  3. Carpooled (9.39%)

In 2022, 72.9% of workers in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.3%) and those who carpooled to work (9.39%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ (13.1k out of 120k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

90.3% of the population of Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with 49.1% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.41% 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Arizona in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.69%
Uninsured
49.1%
Employer Coverage
14.6%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Maricopa County--Peoria City (South & Central) PUMA, AZ grew by 10.3% from 8.78% to 9.69%.

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