Peoria, AZ

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2022 Population
191,292
1.9% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.4
1.47% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.4%
0.471% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$86,759
7.09% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$383,600
22.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Peoria, AZ had a population of 191k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $86,759. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Peoria, AZ grew from 187,733 to 191,292, a 1.9% increase and its median household income grew from $81,017 to $86,759, a 7.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Peoria, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.3%), White (Hispanic) (9.36%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.84%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.4%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.34%).

None of the households in Peoria, 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.

95.6% of the residents in Peoria, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Peoria, AZ are Kor Beauty Academy (20 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Peoria, AZ was $383,600, and the homeownership rate was 75%.

Most people in Peoria, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Peoria, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Peoria, AZ is home to a population of 191k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.9% of Peoria, AZ residents were born outside of the country (20.8k people).

In 2022, there were 6.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Peoria, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.9k White (Hispanic) and 11.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.6%
2022 Citizenship
95.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.6% of Peoria, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Peoria, AZ was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Peoria, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    123k ± 2.89k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    17.9k ± 1.67k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    11.2k ± 1.43k
21.4%
Hispanic Population
41k people

In 2022, there were 6.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Peoria, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.9k White (Hispanic) and 11.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.4% of the people in Peoria, AZ are hispanic (41k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Peoria, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.8k people
10.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.7k people

As of 2022, 10.9% of Peoria, AZ residents (20.8k 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 Peoria, AZ was 10.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,022 ± 449
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,932 ± 475
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,374 ± 463

Peoria, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Peoria, AZ employs 90.3k people. The largest industries in Peoria, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (12,550 people), Retail Trade (11,248 people), and Finance & Insurance (8,782 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($104,455), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,816), and Wholesale Trade ($69,250).

Occupations

90.3k
2022 Value
± 2,618
1.57%
1 Year growth
± 4.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Peoria, AZ grew at a rate of 1.57%, from 88.9k employees to 90.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Peoria, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (13,013 people), Management Occupations (11,212 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (10,000 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Peoria, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

90.3k
2022 Value
± 2,618
1.57%
1 Year growth
± 4.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Peoria, AZ grew at a rate of 1.57%, from 88.9k employees to 90.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Peoria, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (12,550 people), Retail Trade (11,248 people), and Finance & Insurance (8,782 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,068
Median earning men ± $1,432
$44,818
Median earning women ± $1,888

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($81,786), Information ($79,583), and Manufacturing ($72,398).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($64,220), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,145), and Construction ($56,429).

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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 Peoria, AZ awarded 20 degrees. The student population of Peoria, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 47 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Peoria, 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 Peoria, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Kor Beauty Academy (20 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Peoria, AZ are General Cosmetology (20 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.41M), and Bachelors Degree (1.02M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Peoria, AZ was $383,600 in 2022, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $314,000 to $383,600, a 22.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Peoria, AZ is 75%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Peoria, AZ have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Peoria, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Peoria, AZ is $86,759. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Peoria, AZ was Census Tract 6111 with a value of $159,583, followed by Census Tract 6112 and Census Tract 6139, with respective values of $159,356 and $143,686.

Property

$383,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,533
$53,796
Median Property Taxes
±$1,752

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 Peoria, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Peoria, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75% of the housing units in Peoria, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6111
  2. Census Tract 6112
  3. Census Tract 6139

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Peoria, AZ was Census Tract 6111 with a value of $159,583, followed by Census Tract 6112 and Census Tract 6139, with respective values of $159,356 and $143,686.

The following map shows all of the places in Peoria, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$86,759
Median Household Income
± $2,775
71.7k
Number of Households
± 2,242

In 2022, the median household income of the 71.7k households in Peoria, AZ grew to $86,759 from the previous year's value of $81,017.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Peoria, AZ is from Arizona.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2022, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.1%)
  3. Carpooled (8.69%)

In 2022, 71.4% of workers in Peoria, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.1%) and those who carpooled to work (8.69%).

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

29.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Peoria, AZ have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.07% of the workforce in Peoria, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Peoria, AZ (15.9k out of 189k 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 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Peoria, 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

93.1% of the population of Peoria, AZ has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see 1419 patients per year on average, which represents a 2% decrease from the previous year (1448 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1464 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,419 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maricopa County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see an average of 1,419 patients per year. This represents a 2% decrease from the previous year (1,448 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.89%
Uninsured
53.8%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.78%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Peoria, AZ grew by 8.29% from 6.36% to 6.89%.

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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