Tempe

Tempe

A vibrant city with a perfect blend of youthful energy, cultural diversity, and exciting entertainment options.

Welcome to Tempe!

Tempe, AZ, is a lively and dynamic neighborhood located in the East Valley of Phoenix! Tempe is a vibrant city with a perfect blend of youthful energy, cultural diversity, and exciting entertainment options, making it an appealing destination for homebuyers seeking an active and engaging lifestyle.

Key Features and Interesting Facts:

  • Home to Arizona State University: Tempe is the proud home of Arizona State University (ASU), one of the largest public research universities in the United States. ASU's presence contributes to a lively college-town atmosphere and a rich cultural scene with numerous arts and educational events.

  • Tempe Town Lake: A man-made oasis in the desert, Tempe Town Lake offers a picturesque waterfront setting for various recreational activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking, and jogging along the scenic paths.

  • Mill Avenue District: The Mill Avenue District is a popular hub for dining, shopping, and entertainment. This lively area is brimming with trendy boutiques, restaurants, and bars, making it a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike.

  • Desert Botanical Garden: The Desert Botanical Garden in nearby Papago Park showcases a stunning collection of desert plants from around the world. It's a great place for nature lovers to explore the beauty and diversity of the Sonoran Desert flora.

  • Tempe Festival of the Arts: This renowned art festival takes place twice a year and attracts thousands of visitors. It features over 350 artists from across the country, showcasing their unique creations and crafts.

  • A Biking Paradise: Tempe is a bicycle-friendly city with an extensive network of bike lanes and paths. Cycling enthusiasts can easily explore the neighborhood and its surrounding areas on two wheels.

  • Tempe History Museum: History comes alive at the Tempe History Museum, offering interactive exhibits and educational programs that celebrate the city's past and present.

  • Sports and Events: Tempe hosts various sports events and competitions, including Ironman triathlons and marathons. Fitness enthusiasts and athletes will find plenty of opportunities to participate and spectate.

  • Convenient Location: The neighborhood's central location within the Phoenix metropolitan area provides easy access to major freeways, making commuting and exploring neighboring cities effortless.

  • Year-Round Festivities: Tempe's calendar is filled with events and festivals, from the Tempe Oktoberfest to the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade during the holiday season. There's always something exciting happening in the neighborhood.

Tempe offers a dynamic and vibrant living experience with its university culture, outdoor recreational opportunities, thriving arts scene, and exciting events. Whether you're a young professional, a student, or someone looking for a lively and engaging community, Tempe's diverse offerings and unique charm make it a fantastic place to call home.


Overview for Tempe, AZ

178,862 people live in Tempe, where the median age is 29.6 and the average individual income is $35,880. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

178,862

Total Population

29.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$35,880

Average individual Income

Around Tempe, AZ

There's plenty to do around Tempe, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

61
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
73
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
48
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Arizona Microgreens, Revolutionary Health and Fitness, and Martial Arts Academy Of Tang Soo Do Az.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$ 4.94 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.44 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.8 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.27 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Tempe, AZ

Tempe has 73,785 households, with an average household size of 2.27. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Tempe do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 178,862 people call Tempe home. The population density is 4,478.21 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

178,862

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

29.6

Median Age

53.18 / 46.82%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
73,785

Total Households

2.27

Average Household Size

$35,880

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Tempe, AZ

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Primary Schools ()
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High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Tempe. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Pinnacle High School - Tempe
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Pinnacle Online High School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
2/5
Ombudsman - Charter Northeast
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
International Commerce High School - Tempe
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Humanities and Science High School - Tempe
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
James Madison Preparatory School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
New School for the Arts Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
EdOptions High School Learning Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
ASU Preparatory Academy Digital
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
Kyrene Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Fuller Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Mcclintock High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
EVIT - Marcos De Niza High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Autism Academy For Educational & Development
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Banner Children's Academy
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
The French American Academy of Arizona
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Educational Models for Learning ? Arizona
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Kyrene del Norte School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Arredondo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Broadmor Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Connolly Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Curry Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Rover Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Scales Technology Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Flora Thew Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Marcos De Niza High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
EVIT - Tempe High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Grace Christian Academny
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Emmanuel Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
New School for the Arts
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Humanities and Sciences Academy Arizona
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
Center for Educational Excellence
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Student Choice High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Integrity Education Centre
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
C I Waggoner School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Kyrene Digital Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Holdeman Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Hudson Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
McKemy Academy of International? Studies
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
EVIT - McClintock High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
EVIT - Compadre High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Dayspring Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Noor Academy Of Arizona
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Tempe Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Kyrene de los Ninos School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Gililland Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Laird Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Fees College Preparatory Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Ward Traditional Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Gethsemane Lutheran School
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bethany Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Tempe Montessori School Ltd
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Kyrene de la Mariposa School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Kyrene de las Manitas School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
EVIT - Corona Del Sol High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Corona Del Sol High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Joyful Beginnings Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available

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