|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mesa is 509,475. Mesa, Arizona is the 36th largest city in the US.
Mesa is located entirely in Maricopa County.
The current population of Mesa (509,475) is it's peak population.
Mesa has grown 26.4% since the 2000. Mesa, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
No, Mesa is the 3rd largest city in the state of Arizona. The biggest city, Phoenix, is 3.2x bigger than Mesa.
Mesa has a population density of 3,217.5 people per square mile. Mesa has the 8th highest population density in Arizona.
|32||Albuquerque, New Mexico||562,599||24.8%|
|37||Kansas City, Missouri||508,394||14.9%|
|40||Colorado Springs, Colorado||483,956||33.6%|
|41||Raleigh, North Carolina||469,124||61.6%|
|42||Virginia Beach, Virginia||457,672||7.3%|
The total voting age population of Mesa, Arizona, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 341,693. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Mesa are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mesa are 81.5% White, 5.4% Other, 4.2% Black, 3.5% Two or more races, 2.6% American Indian, 2.2% Asian and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 27.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mesa, 14.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.1%. On a per-household basis, 11.1% of families are below the poverty line in Mesa.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.3% of Mesa residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.8% of Mesa residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.4% have a bachelor's degree and 9.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mesa residents aged 5 and older, 21.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 17.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mesa is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mesa, 10.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mesa is $58,181.
In Mesa, 61.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.9% of housing units in Mesa.
Of all the housing units in Mesa, 0.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Mesa, 20.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 42,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mesa is $1,044.
In Mesa, 86.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.