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Tempe City, Arizona Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Tempe City, Arizona)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14,268

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,439

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,307

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,357

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,426

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,751

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9,569

Renter-occupied housing units : 23,283


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Tempe City, Arizona)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 3,056

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,703

Householder 45 to 54 years : 5,127

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,706

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,480

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,142

Householder 75 years and over : 854

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 713

Householder 35 to 44 years : 491

Householder 45 to 54 years : 861

Householder 55 to 59 years : 921

Householder 60 to 64 years : 757

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,159

Householder 75 years and over : 1,600


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(Tempe City, Arizona)

Less than $100 : 59

$100 to $149 : 0

$150 to $199 : 0

$200 to $249 : 0

$250 to $299 : 0

$300 to $349 : 0

$350 to $399 : 0

$400 to $449 : 96

$450 to $499 : 0

$500 to $549 : 48

$550 to $599 : 197

$600 to $649 : 620

$650 to $699 : 432

$700 to $749 : 314

$750 to $799 : 302

$800 to $899 : 624

$900 to $999 : 456

$1,000 to $1,249 : 806

$1,250 to $1,499 : 442

$1,500 to $1,999 : 326

$2,000 or more : 292


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Tempe City, Arizona)

Less than 10.0 percent : 809

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 2,999

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 4,399

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 4,776

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 3,210

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 2,718

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,968

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 2,913

50.0 percent or more : 9,033

Not computed : 3,005


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Tempe City, Arizona)

Built 2010 or later : $439,300

Built 2000 to 2009 : $266,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $268,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $233,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $168,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $168,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $171,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $123,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $106,300


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Tempe City, Arizona: 47.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Arizona: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Tempe City, Arizona

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 0.18%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 2.75%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 92.86%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4.21%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Tempe City, Arizona

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 305 305 $51,322,400
  Two Family 1 2 $159,500
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $200,000
  Five or More Family 19 400 $24,499,100
  Total

326 711 $76,181,000
2000        
  Single Family 48 48 $9,894,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

48 48 $9,894,700
2001        
  Single Family 25 25 $3,449,200
  Two Family 0 0 $27,900
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $942,450
  Five or More Family 6 259 $20,317,150
  Total

33 292 $24,736,700
2002        
  Single Family 76 76 $8,862,700
  Two Family 1 2 $92,400
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $183,200
  Total

77 78 $9,138,300
2003        
  Single Family 77 77 $11,379,300
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 4 15 $906,500
  Five or More Family 30 765 $67,132,500
  Total

111 857 $79,418,300
2004        
  Single Family 56 56 $9,308,800
  Two Family 3 6 $540,200
  Three and Four Family 4 14 $1,147,300
  Five or More Family 6 70 $11,487,000
  Total

69 146 $22,483,300
2005        
  Single Family 67 67 $10,831,200
  Two Family 3 6 $657,200
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 635 $46,809,900
  Total

77 708 $58,298,300
2006        
  Single Family 130 130 $19,129,600
  Two Family 11 22 $2,978,000
  Three and Four Family 166 514 $59,399,800
  Five or More Family 44 759 $168,269,363
  Total

351 1,425 $249,776,763


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Tempe City, AZ): $42,361
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arizona): $40,558


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Tempe City): $126,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arizona): $109,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Tempe City): $715
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arizona): $619


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Tempe City, Arizona

Utility Gas: 23.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.6%
Electricity: 75.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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