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Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a major factor when deciding which location is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Tempe is around 16.5% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Tempe is around $235,701 and the median rent is about $1,062 a month.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Tempe 43.6% have a college degree, 17.5% have a graduate degree, and 16.7% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Tempe, 9.4% have some form of disability, 11.8% do not have health insurance, 3.3% are widows, and 69.2% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 52.7% are male and 47.3% are female. The median age of Tempe is 29 years old. In Tempe, 5.3% of the people are veterans. Tempe has a population density of 1,787 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Tempe consists of 185,038 people. Racially, the population of Tempe is 7.9% Asian, 6.5% black, 10.0% other or not specified, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 68.7% white, 22.7% Hispanic, 2.4% Native American, and 4.0% mixed race.
An overview of Arizona
In total, Arizona has 96 general hospitals and 153 health centers that provide care for 7,296,554 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Arizona are Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. In terms of resources, Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7, a grocery index rating of 96.9, and a housing index rating of 91.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Arizona ranks 33rd in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Arizona citizen is ranked 34th nation-wide. Additionally, Arizona is ranked 23rd by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 45% of Arizona residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican. In Arizona, 30% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 38. The state of Arizona ranks 11th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 34% of Arizona's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,673 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
On average, the state receives 1.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Arizona is around 81°F.The average high summer temperature is around 112°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 34°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Arizona drops to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11°F in the month of December. Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%.Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 61%. On average, Arizona has an air quality index rating of around 49.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 65.5 AQI. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of desert flowers, cereus, juniper, and spruce.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rattlesnakes, the black and brown bears, the cactus wren (the state bird), or the badger.The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.