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Demographics

With a population of more than 511,000, Mesa, Arizona is the 35th largest city in the United States and second largest in the Phoenix-Mesa metro area and is larger than Miami, Minneapolis, Atlanta and St. Louis.  Mesa encompasses 138 square miles (357 square kilometers) inside a 21-city region that has a population of 4.9 million people, and is projected to grow to 5.3 million by 2024. 

Population
 2019 Estimate 511,334
 2024 Projection 548,809
 Growth 2010-2024 24.8% 
   
Households
 2019 Estimate 190,175
 2024 Projection 203,285
   
Population by Age
 14 and under 20.5% 
 15 to 24 12.7% 
 25 to 44 27.3% 
 45 to 64 22.1% 
 65+ 17.3% 
 Median Age 36.3 
   
Population by Race
 White 73.6% 
 Black or African American 4.2% 
 American Indian 2.6% 
 Asian 2.4% 
 Pacific Islander 0.4% 
 Other Race 12.7% 
 Two or More Races 4.1% 
   
Population by Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic
70.6%
 Hispanic
29.4%
   
Educational Attainment
(Highest Level Completed)
 High School Graduate 21.9% 
 Some College 26.5% 
 Associates Degree or Higher 36.2% 
   
Household Income
 Median $56,835
 Average $77,448
 Source: ESRI Community Analyst 2019