Mesa, AZ Population

By | June 4, 2019

Population: 396,375. Estimated population in July 2020: 442,780 (+11.7% change)
Males: 196,378 (49.5%), Females: 199,997 (50.5%)

Maricopa County

Zip codes: 85201, 85202, 85203, 85204, 85205, 85206, 85207, 85208, 85210, 85212, 85213, 85215.

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $42,817
Median house value: $122,100

Races in Mesa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.2%)
  • Hispanic (19.7%)
  • Other race (9.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.3%), English (13.8%), Irish (10.8%), United States (5.5%), Italian (4.5%), French (3.2%).

Land area: 125.0 square miles

Map of Mesa, AZ

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mesa

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesa city

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

11.2% Foreign born (8.0% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +105,119 (+36.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Mesa:

  • DESERT SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (1400 SOUTH DOBSON ROAD)
  • LUTHERAN HEART HOSPITAL (6750 EAST BAYWOOD AVENUE)
  • MESA GENERAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (515 NORTH MESA DRIVE)
  • MESA LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (525 WEST BROWN ROAD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL ARIZONA INC (525 WEST BROWN ROAD)
  • VALLEY LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (6644 BAYWOOD AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mesa:

  • WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 11 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: IWA)
  • PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INTL (about 18 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: PHX)
  • LUKE AFB (about 44 miles; GLENDALE, AZ; Abbreviation: LUF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Mesa:

  • FALCON FLD (about 4 miles; MESA, AZ; Abbreviation: FFZ)
  • CHANDLER MUNI (about 11 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; Abbreviation: CHD)
  • STELLAR AIRPARK (about 14 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; Abbreviation: P19)

Amtrak station near Mesa:

  • 19 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Mesa:

  • MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 11,928; Location: 1833 W SOUTHERN AVE; Public; Website: www.mc.maricopa.edu)
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY EAST (Full-time enrollment: 1,120; Location: 7001 E. WILLIAMS FIELD RD.; Public; Website: www.east.asu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 422; Location: 957 S DOBSON; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pimamedical.com)
  • ARIZONA INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 229; Location: 925 S GILBERT RD STE 201; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aibt.edu)
  • EARLS ACADEMY OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 77; Location: 2111 S ALMA SCHOOL RD STE 21; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE-MESA (Full-time enrollment: 71; Location: 941 S DOBSON RD; Private, for-profit)
  • INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTOR ACADEMY (Location: 2245 W BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
  • KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT (Location: 1201 S ALMA SCHOOL RD. STE 5450; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • APOLLO COLLEGE-TRI CITY INC (Location: 630 W SOUTHERN AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.apollocollege.com)
  • SUPERSTITION AIR SERVICE (Location: 4766 FALCON DR; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mesa:

  • SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
  • CHANDLER/GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,990)
  • RIO SALADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,472)
  • AL COLLINS GRAPHIC DESIGN SCHOOL LTD (about 13 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,057)
  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; TEMPE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 37,174)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-PHOENIX CAMPUS (about 20 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 9,152)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ONLINE CAMPUS (about 20 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 14,783)

Biggest public high schools in Mesa:

  • EVIT TEMPE AUTO (Students: 5,442; Location: 1601 W. MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,707; Location: 2700 E BROWN ROAD; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • MESA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,707; Location: 1630 EAST SOUTHERN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DOBSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,452; Location: 1501 W GUADALUPE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • RED MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,421; Location: 7301 E BROWN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,351; Location: 945 W 8TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EAST VALLEY INSTITUTE OF TECHN (Students: 2,266; Location: 1601 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SKYLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,658; Location: 845 S CRISMON; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • DESERT RIDGE HIGH (Students: 1,465; Location: 10045 E MADERO AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EVIT HAMILTON (Students: 1,329; Location: 1601 W. MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Mesa:

  • SAGUARO HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 1402 NORTH POWER ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 1720 E BROADWAY RD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • PREHAB OF AZ (Students: 67; Location: 3420 EAST UNIVERSITY; Grades: 7 – 12; Girls only)
  • BROWN ROAD BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 6502 EAST BROWN ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mesa:

  • SHEPHERD JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,543; Location: 1407 NORTH ALTA MESA DR; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • FREMONT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,488; Location: 1001 N POWER ROAD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • GEORGE SMITH (Students: 1,456; Location: 10100 E. ADOBE RD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • POSTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,415; Location: 2433 E ADOBE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • STAPLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,403; Location: 3250 EAST HERMOSA VISTA DR; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • BRIMHALL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,355; Location: 4949 E SOUTHERN AVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • POWELL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,345; Location: 855 WEST 8TH AVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CARSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,294; Location: 525 N WESTWOOD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • HIGHLAND JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,260; Location: 6915 E. GUADALUPE RD.; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • AUGUSTA RANCH ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,253; Location: 9430 E. NEVILLE AVE.; Grades: KG – 06)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Mesa:

  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 1551 EAST DANA AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • QUEEN OF PEACE (Students: 264; Location: 109 N MACDONALD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • PILGRIM LUTHERAN (Students: 138; Location: 3257 E UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TEMPE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 410 SOUTH ELDORADO ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • EAST SIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS I (Students: 95; Location: BOX 2529; Grades: PK – 8)
  • DOBSON-MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 745 SOUTH EXTENSION ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • KINDER CARE (Students: 79; Location: 1063 E MCKELLIPS; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHILDREN’S CIRCLE (Students: 61; Location: 1201 NORTH 66TH STREET; Grades: PK – 2)
  • MESA MONTESSORI (Students: 61; Location: 2830 S CARRIAGE LANE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • DESERT SHADOWS MONTESSORI INC (Students: 50; Location: 6709 E UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Mesa:

  • MESA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,871,067; Location: 64 EAST 1ST STREET; 651,544 books; 21,981 audio materials; 19,617 video materials; 2,500 serial subscriptions)