Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ

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Population

109,462

2.11% growth

Median Household Income

$45,670

3.76% growth

Number of Employees

43,860

3.14% growth

Median Property Value

$143,600

14.3% growth

About

In 2017, Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ had a population of 109k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $45,670. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ grew from 107,196 to 109,462, a 2.11% increase and its median household income grew from $44,016 to $45,670, a 3.76% increase.

The population of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is 62.7% White Alone, 28.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.5% Black or African American Alone. 19.8% of the people in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ speak a non-English language, and 90.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is $143,600, and the homeownership rate is 60.6%. Most people in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ employs 43.9k people. The largest industries in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ are Construction (3,272 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,171 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,343 people), and the highest paying industries are National security & international affairs ($81,382), Architectural, engineering & related services ($79,879), and Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services ($73,589).

Median household income in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is $45,670. Males in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,631. The income inequality in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.407, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,670

2017 value

± $1,132

3.76%

1 Year Growth

± 3.57%

Households in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ have a median annual income of $45,670, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,016 in 2016, which represents a 3.76% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$45,385

Average Male Salary

± $7,297

$37,631

Average Female Salary

± $5,309

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ made 1.21 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $45,760 ± $38,439

  2. Black

    $42,181 ± $45,933

  3. White

    $36,977 ± $4,139

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.407

2017 Wage GINI

0.397

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was 0.407 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.56% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    13,711 ± 890

  2. Hispanic

    7,415 ± 678

  3. Black

    752 ± 239

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

43.9k

2017 Value

3.14%

1 Year growth

± 3.14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 3.14%, from 42.5k employees to 43.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ, are Customer service representatives (1,845 people), Cashiers (1,154 people), and Retail salespersons (1,112 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ, by number of employees, are Customer service representatives (1,845 people), Cashiers (1,154 people), and Retail salespersons (1,112 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Bill & account collectors (5.08 times higher than expected), Insurance underwriters (5.08 times), and Roofers (3.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($109,002), Physicians & surgeons ($107,465), and Electrical & electronics engineers ($101,055).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

43.9k

2017 Value

3.14%

1 Year growth

± 3.14%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ grew at a rate of 3.14%, from 42.5k employees to 43.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ, are Construction (3,272 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,171 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,343 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Mesa 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ, by number of employees, are Construction (3,272 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,171 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,343 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ has an unusually high number of Other motor vehicle dealers (3.9 times higher than expected), Car washes (3.87 times), and Aerospace products & parts manufacturing (3.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ, by average salary, are National security & international affairs ($81,382), Architectural, engineering & related services ($79,879), and Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services ($73,589).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.6B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $16.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $23.6B, followed by Mixed freight with $20.7B and Electronics and $16.4B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$158B

2015 Value

$290B

Projected 2045 Value

83.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Arizona trade was $158B. This is expected to increase 83.3% to $290B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $21.9B

  2. $8.27B

  3. $4.07B

In 2015, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.9B, followed by Texas with $8.27B and New Mexico and $4.07B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1516 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 820 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.9%). Additionally, Apache County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1519 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1519 patients per year. This represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1516 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,452

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,035

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,032

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,096

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arizona (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.03%, from $6,262 to $6,452.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.9% prevalence

  2. 14.3% prevalence

  3. 13.1% prevalence

La Paz County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arizona, at 14.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Arizona by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is home to a population of 109k people, from which 90.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is composed of 68.7k White Alone residents (62.7%), 31.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (28.4%), 3.83k Black or African American Alone residents (3.5%), 2.03k Two or More Races residents (1.86%), 1.59k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.45%), 1.59k Asian Alone residents (1.45%), 580 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.53%), and 110 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.1%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (16,418 speakers), German (527 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (426 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In N/A, the median age of all people in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

13.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was 13.7%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    8,047 ± 2,120 people

  2. Canada

    2,284 ± 1,161 people

  3. Philippines

    411 ± 497 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was Mexico, the natal country of 8,047 Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ residents, followed by Canada with 2,284 and Philippines with 411.

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Citizenship

90.7%

2017 Citizenship

90.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.7% of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was 90.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    68.7k ± 1.58k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    31.1k ± 2.51k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    3.83k ± 732

In 2017, there were 2.21 times more White Alone residents (68.7k people) in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.1k Hispanic or Latino and 3.83k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    16,418 speakers (16.7%)

  2. German

    527 speakers (0.537%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    426 speakers (0.434%)

19.8% of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 16.7% of the overall population of Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.537% speak German and 0.434% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,156 ± 353

  2. Korea

    1,389 ± 224

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    848 ± 195

Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was $143,600 in 2017, which is 0.66 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $125,600 to $143,600, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is 60.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,670

Median Household Income

± $1,132

43k

Number of Households

± 1,387

In 2017, the median household income of the 43k households in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ grew to $45,670 from the previous year's value of $44,016.

The following chart displays the households in Mesa 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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Housing

Property Value

$143,600

2017 Median

± $5,248

$125,600

2016 Median

± $3,667

In 2017, the median property value in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ grew to to $143,600 from the previous year's value of $125,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.6%

2017 Homeownership

60.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.6% of the housing units in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mesa 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 Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

23.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.52% of the workforce in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.2%

  2. Carpooled

    12.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.63%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mesa City (South Central) PUMA, AZ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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