Peoria, AZ

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Population

161,383

1.71% growth

Median Age

39.5


Median Household Income

$69,589

5.18% growth

Poverty Rate

8.17%


Number of Employees

75,137

2.66% growth

Median Property Value

$230,400

10.7% growth

About

In 2017, Peoria, AZ had a population of 161k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $69,589. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Peoria, AZ grew from 158,677 to 161,383, a 1.71% increase and its median household income grew from $66,163 to $69,589, a 5.18% increase.

The population of Peoria, AZ is 70.7% White Alone, 19.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.78% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Peoria, AZ speak a non-English language, and 96.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Peoria, AZ are Trine University-Arizona Regional Campus (8 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Peoria, AZ is $230,400, and the homeownership rate is 72%. Most people in Peoria, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Peoria, AZ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Peoria, AZ employs 75.1k people. The largest industries in Peoria, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,905 people), Retail Trade (10,628 people), and Finance & Insurance (6,574 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,100), Manufacturing ($58,500), and Public Administration ($58,234).

Median household income in Peoria, AZ is $69,589. Males in Peoria, AZ have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,169. The income inequality in Peoria, AZ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,589

2017 value

± $1,758

5.18%

1 Year Growth

± 3.62%

Households in Peoria, AZ have a median annual income of $69,589, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,163 in 2016, which represents a 5.18% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,619

Average Male Salary

± $1,335

$46,169

Average Female Salary

± $1,026

In 2017, full-time male employees in Arizona made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,397 ± $4,848

  2. White

    $48,861 ± $892

  3. Alaska Native

    $40,845 ± $31,991

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Arizona workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Peoria, AZ is from Arizona.

0.468

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.304% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6110

  2. Census Tract 6111

  3. Census Tract 405.20

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Peoria, AZ was Census Tract 6110 with a value of $126,853, followed by Census Tract 6111 and Census Tract 405.20, with respective values of $123,722 and $115,327.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Peoria, AZ (13.1k out of 160k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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

    10,473 ± 800

  2. Hispanic

    3,532 ± 432

  3. Two Or More

    866 ± 267

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Peoria, AZ is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

75.1k

2017 Value

± 1,826

2.66%

1 Year growth

± 3.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Peoria, AZ grew at a rate of 2.66%, from 73.2k employees to 75.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Peoria, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,624 people), Sales & Related Occupations (9,798 people), and Management Occupations (8,696 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Peoria, AZ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Peoria, AZ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,624 people), Sales & Related Occupations (9,798 people), and Management Occupations (8,696 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Peoria, AZ has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.53 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.27 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (1.23 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Peoria, AZ, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,339), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($78,133), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($78,065).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

75.1k

2017 Value

± 1,826

2.66%

1 Year growth

± 3.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Peoria, AZ grew at a rate of 2.66%, from 73.2k employees to 75.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Peoria, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,905 people), Retail Trade (10,628 people), and Finance & Insurance (6,574 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Peoria, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Peoria, 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 Peoria, AZ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,905 people), Retail Trade (10,628 people), and Finance & Insurance (6,574 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Peoria, AZ has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.91 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.87 times), and Utilities (1.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Peoria, AZ, by median earnings, are Utilities ($86,100), Manufacturing ($58,500), and Public Administration ($58,234).

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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 ($20.7B) and Electronics ($16.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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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

92% of the population of Peoria, AZ has health coverage, with 53.5% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.63% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Peoria, AZ was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Peoria, 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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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.198% increase from the previous year (1,516 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

7.98%

Uninsured

53.5%

Employer Coverage

11.6%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

13.4%

Non-Group

1.63%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Peoria, AZ declined by 14.3% from 9.31% to 7.98%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Peoria, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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

Peoria, AZ is home to a population of 161k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.67% of Peoria, AZ residents were born outside of the country (14k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Peoria, AZ is composed of 114k White Alone residents (70.7%), 30.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (19.1%), 6.1k Asian Alone residents (3.78%), 4.73k Black or African American Alone residents (2.93%), 4.28k Two or More Races residents (2.65%), 853 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.529%), 366 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.227%), and 130 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0806%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Peoria, AZ are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Peoria, AZ was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Peoria, AZ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Peoria, AZ residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.67%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

14k people

9.04%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

14.3k people

As of 2017, 8.67% of Peoria, AZ residents (14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Peoria, AZ was 9.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    511,535 ± 16,887 people

  2. Canada

    42,113 ± 5,023 people

  3. India

    35,674 ± 4,625 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 511,535 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 42,113 and India with 35,674.

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Citizenship

96.3%

2017 Citizenship

96.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.3% of Peoria, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Peoria, AZ was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    114k ± 1.98k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    30.9k ± 2k

  3. Asian Alone

    6.1k ± 899

In 2017, there were 3.69 times more White Alone residents (114k people) in Peoria, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.9k Hispanic or Latino and 6.1k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Peoria, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Peoria, AZ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Peoria, AZ was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Peoria, AZ are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,958 ± 416

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,830 ± 284

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,730 ± 250

Peoria, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Peoria, AZ awarded 8 degrees. The student population of Peoria, AZ is skewed towards women, with 144 male students and 209 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Peoria, AZ are White (4 and 50%), followed by Unknown (2 and 25%), Black or African American (1 and 12.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 12.5%).

The largest universities in Peoria, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Trine University-Arizona Regional Campus (8 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Peoria, AZ are General Psychology (4 and 50%), General Business Administration & Management (2 and 25%), and General Studies (1 and 12.5%).

The median tuition costs in Peoria, AZ are $10,592 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 4 degrees awarded

  2. 1 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Peoria, AZ was General Psychology with 4 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Peoria, AZ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

8 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$10,592

Median Private

In 2016, the Peoria, AZ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Trine University-Arizona Regional Campus with 8 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3

Degrees Awarded to Men

5

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Peoria, AZ, which is 0.6 times less than the 5 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Peoria, AZ were to White students. These 4 degrees mean that there were 2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Peoria, AZ was $230,400 in 2017, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $208,200 to $230,400, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Peoria, AZ is 72%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Peoria, AZ have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Peoria, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$69,589

Median Household Income

± $1,758

57.4k

Number of Households

± 1,436

In 2017, the median household income of the 57.4k households in Peoria, AZ grew to $69,589 from the previous year's value of $66,163.

The following chart displays the households in Peoria, 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

$230,400

2017 Median

± $3,842

$208,200

2016 Median

± $4,051

In 2017, the median property value in Peoria, AZ grew to to $230,400 from the previous year's value of $208,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Peoria, 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 Peoria, AZ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Peoria, AZ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Peoria, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72%

2017 Homeownership

70.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72% of the housing units in Peoria, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Peoria, 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 Peoria, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Peoria, AZ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Peoria, AZ have a longer commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Peoria, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.3%

  2. Carpooled

    9.91%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.83%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Peoria, AZ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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