Greater Phoenix demographics data

The story of Greater Phoenix is one of unprecedented growth.

It is a place where the young and educated – and those looking for opportunity – have come in droves, drawn by an affordable cost-of-living, safe neighborhoods and job opportunities associated with an expanding economy.

From 2010-22, the Phoenix area grew by 20%, making it home to more than 4.5 million people. It's estimated that by 2030, the area will have close to 5.2 million residents.

But growth isn't the region's only story. Metro Phoenix has one the youngest populations in the West, 37.6 years, compared with the U.S. median age of 38.8.

Want to learn more about Phoenix and its people? Visit the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)Open new site. for demographic and workforce information.


Ready to work

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Smart start

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