Phoenix Data & Facts
- Phoenix is fifth most populous city in the U.S.. Population of Phoenix is 1.6 million.
- 42.6% of its population identifies as Hispanic and 42.5% as “white”, according to 2020 census.
- The GDP of Phoenix is $240 billion, according to 2020 data.
Table of Contents
Unemployment rate in Phoenix, Arizona
|Phoenix Metro Area||5.2%||2.7%|
Major Industrial Sectors in Phoenix by Number of employees
|Ranking||Sector||Number of employees|
|1.||Trade, transportation, and utilities||454,000|
|2.||Professional and business services||379,000|
|3.||Education and health services||355,000|
|5.||Leisure and hospitality||231,000|
|11.||Mining & Logging||3,000|
YoY change in Consumer Price Index in Phoenix
|Items||Phoenix||U.S city average|
Highest Paying Jobs in Phoenix Area (2022)
|Ranking||Occupation||Phoenix Hourly Wage||U.S. avg Hourly Wage|
|1.||Human resources managers||$60.51/hr||$65.67/hr|
|4.||Chefs & head cooks||$29.64/hr||$27.37/hr|
|6.||Drywall and ceiling tile installers||$23.48/hr||$26.35/hr|
Largest companies headquartered in Phoenix Area
Phoenix is home to 4 Fortune 500 companies currently.
Source: Fortune 500
|Serial Number||Company Name||Fortune 500 ranking|