Mesa SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
7

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Mesa, Arizona Info Snack

Mesa (/mes/ MAY-s) is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. state of Arizona. It is a suburb located about 20 miles (32 km) east of Phoenix. Mesa is the central city of the East Valley section of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. It is bordered by Tempe on the west, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community on the north, Chandler and Gilbert on the south along with Queen Creek, and Apache Junction on the east.
Population
479,317
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
15.8%
Median Home
$187,900
Median Income
$52,155
Median Rent
$943

1 Reviews & Comments About Mesa

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

07/14/2018

The crime rate in my neighborhood is low. The schools are great. And there are plenty to do. There's a water park, laser tag, movies, bowling, and an arcade, not to mention libraries and parks.

Water parks and swimming pools are a great way to keep cool.

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Rankings for Mesa in Arizona

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1

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2

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3

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4

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Population 14,828

5

Queen Creek, AZ
Population 30,849

6

Tempe, AZ
Population 174,708

7

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8

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9

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10

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Map Of Mesa, AZ

Population over time in Mesa

Year Population % Change
2017 479,317 1.9%
2016 470,456 2.5%
2015 458,860 1.5%
2014 452,091 1.1%
2013 447,002 0.7%
2012 443,875 0.5%
2011 441,711 0.5%
2010 439,639 -

Crime in Mesa Per 100k

Crime Mesa AZ USA
Violent Crime 415.8 508.0 382.9
Murder 4.7 5.9 5.3
Robbery 92.2 106.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 267.7 345.0 248.9
Property Crime 2172.0 2914.9 2362.0
Burglary 381.5 536.3 430.4
Larceny 1610.9 2107.0 1694.0
Car Theft 179.6 271.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Mesa

White
62.6% (300,206)
African American
3.5% (16,779)
American Indian
2.0% (9,531)
Asian
2.0% (9,363)
Hawaiian
0.4% (1,725)
Other
0.1% (391)
Two Or More
2.1% (9,874)
Hispanic
27.4% (131,448)
Race Mesa AZ USA
White 62.6% 55.6% 61.5%
African American 3.5% 4.1% 12.3%
American Indian 2.0% 3.9% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 3.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.2% 2.3%
Hispanic 27.4% 30.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Mesa, Arizona

Less than $10,000
6.2% (2,971,765)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (2,204,858)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (5,176,623)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (5,224,555)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (7,237,686)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (9,298,749)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (5,847,667)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (5,991,462)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (2,300,721)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (1,629,677)
Income Mesa AZ USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 7.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 10.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 10.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 14.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 18.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 12.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 4.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 4.7% 6.3%

Gender in Mesa

Female
50.6% (242,737)
Male
49.4% (236,579)
Gender Mesa AZ USA
Female 50.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mesa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.5% (26,247)
9-12th Grade
6.8% (32,545)
High School / GED
25.6% (122,766)
Some College
27.1% (129,726)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (43,059)
Bachelor's Degree
17.3% (82,980)
Master's Degree
6.6% (31,652)
Professional Degree
1.3% (6,328)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (4,009)
Education Mesa AZ USA
< 9th Grade 5.5% 5.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.8% 7.6% 7.2%
High School / GED 25.6% 24.2% 27.3%
Some College 27.1% 25.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.6% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 17.3% 17.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.6% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.2% 1.4%

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