Tempe, AZ has a population of 174,708 people with a median age of 28.5 and a median household income of $50,474. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Tempe, AZ grew from 169,816 to 174,708, a 2.88% increase and its median household income grew from $49,012 to $50,474, a 2.98% increase.
The population of Tempe, AZ is 58.8% White, 22.2% Hispanic, and 7.55% Asian. 25.1% of the people in Tempe, AZ speak a non-English language, and 90.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Tempe, AZ are University of Phoenix-Arizona, with 47,716 graduates, Arizona State University-Tempe, with 13,876 graduates, and Rio Salado College, with 5,794 graduates.
The median property value in Tempe, AZ is $219,900, and the homeownership rate is 40.9%. Most people in Tempe, AZ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Tempe, AZ is 2 cars per household.
Tempe, AZ is a census place located in Maricopa County, AZ. It borders Chandler, AZ; Guadalupe, AZ; Mesa, AZ; Phoenix, AZ; and Scottsdale, AZ.