Tempe, AZ Demographics

The total population of Tempe is estimated to be 181,005 with 96,435 males (53.28%) and 84,570 females (46.72%). There are 11,865 less females than males in Tempe.
The median household income in Tempe was $69,265 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 185(0.27%) from $69,450 in 2020. This income is 92.84% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Tempe sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $94,287. Overall, the median household income for the city of Tempe stands at $76,007.
In Tempe, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $45,048 for males and $36,989 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $57,582 for males and $49,423 for females.
In Tempe, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $82,132, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $54,758.
In 2022, the population of Tempe was 185,950, a 2.71% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Tempe's population was 181,040, a decline of 0.35% compared to a population of 181,680 in 2020.
The median age in Tempe, AZ is 29.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 11.83% were under the age of 15, 38.93% aged 15 to 29, 38.87% aged 30 to 64, 9.21% aged 65 to 84, and 1.16% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Tempe population: 64.10% are White, 7.44% are Black or African American, 2.41% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 8.75% are Asian, 0.41% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 7.49% are some other race and 9.41% are multiracial.