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Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

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Tempe, Arizona Info Snack

Tempe (/tmpi/ TEM'-pee; Oidba in Pima), also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece. Tempe is located in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix; it is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe is also the location of the main campus of Arizona State University.
Population
178,339
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
21.3%
Median Home
$237,200
Median Income
$51,829
Median Rent
$1,056

3 Reviews & Comments About Tempe

Overall User Rating
4.3
/5

07/15/2018

I love the night life. There are plenty of bars and night clubs are plentiful. There is also a few fishing spots I love to cast at.

The college students. There is the Arizona State University in down town.


08/20/2018

I like Tempe because it's where I grew up. It's pretty central to a lot of places. The Phoenix Zoo and Downtown Phoenix are very close to Tempe as well. Tempe is home to Arizona State University too. There are lots of neighborhood parks and activities that happen year round in Downtown Tempe.

Favorite places are Tempe Town Lake. The neighborhoods in South Tempe are really nice. Some bad things are that so many people are moving here and there is a lot of development which is good for a city's growth but it has taken away the small town feel that we had here when I was kid.


09/19/2018

There was alot to do here in Tempe. Parks the YMCA and amusement parks nearby. It's a nice beautiful fun city. There are alot of stores nearby and places to go shopping. It's hard to get bored because there is so much to do.

Castles and coasters is a great amusement park to go to. Everything is close by. People are very friendly. There is also beautiful scenery.

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Map Of Tempe, AZ

Population over time in Tempe

Year Population % Change
2017 178,339 2.1%
2016 174,708 2.9%
2015 169,816 1.7%
2014 166,975 1.4%
2013 164,742 0.4%
2012 164,139 0.1%
2011 163,928 -0.1%
2010 164,147 -

Crime in Tempe Per 100k

Crime Tempe AZ USA
Violent Crime 474.5 508.0 382.9
Murder 2.7 5.9 5.3
Robbery 123.1 106.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 267.6 345.0 248.9
Property Crime 4121.2 2914.9 2362.0
Burglary 578.2 536.3 430.4
Larceny 3288.8 2107.0 1694.0
Car Theft 254.2 271.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Tempe

White
57.7% (102,952)
African American
6.2% (11,074)
American Indian
2.1% (3,672)
Asian
7.9% (14,021)
Hawaiian
0.2% (419)
Other
0.4% (636)
Two Or More
2.8% (5,034)
Hispanic
22.7% (40,531)
Race Tempe AZ USA
White 57.7% 55.6% 61.5%
African American 6.2% 4.1% 12.3%
American Indian 2.1% 3.9% 0.7%
Asian 7.9% 3.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.2% 2.3%
Hispanic 22.7% 30.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Tempe, Arizona

Less than $10,000
11.2% (1,997,396)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (784,691)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.9% (1,765,556)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (1,551,549)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (2,443,244)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (3,227,935)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (2,157,901)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.4% (2,211,403)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.2% (927,362)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (766,857)
Income Tempe AZ USA
Less than $10,000 11.2% 7.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.9% 10.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 10.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 14.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 18.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.4% 12.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.2% 4.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 4.7% 6.3%

Gender in Tempe

Female
47.3% (84,273)
Male
52.7% (94,065)
Gender Tempe AZ USA
Female 47.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 52.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tempe for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.6% (4,705)
9-12th Grade
5.1% (9,177)
High School / GED
16.7% (29,804)
Some College
24.3% (43,337)
Associate's Degree
7.6% (13,557)
Bachelor's Degree
26.1% (46,549)
Master's Degree
12.7% (22,582)
Professional Degree
2.3% (4,046)
Doctorate Degree
2.6% (4,577)
Education Tempe AZ USA
< 9th Grade 2.6% 5.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.1% 7.6% 7.2%
High School / GED 16.7% 24.2% 27.3%
Some College 24.3% 25.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.6% 8.6% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 26.1% 17.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.7% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.3% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.6% 1.2% 1.4%

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