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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Tempe is 241% more densely populated than Scottsdale.
People are 66.5% more likely to be married in Scottsdale.
The Median Age is 18.1 years younger in Tempe.

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PEOPLE
 Tempe, AZScottsdale, AZUnited States
 Population175,826236,839321,418,820
 Population - 2010164,147218,770308,745,538
 Population - 2000158,625202,705285,036,114
 Population - 1990141,865130,069251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now23.94%82.09%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now10.84%16.84%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,3971,28891
 Land Area401843,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age2846.137.4
 Female Population47.70%51.76%50.81%
 Male Population52.30%48.24%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Tempe, AZScottsdale, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.08%4.42%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.36%4.62%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.22%4.85%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.24%3.33%4.03%
 Age 18 to 2010.98%2.61%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2414.24%4.22%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.30%12.10%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.68%12.33%12.97%
 Age 45 to 549.74%15.22%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.14%8.03%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.29%7.23%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.18%11.74%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.39%6.26%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.17%3.06%1.85%
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 RACE
 Tempe, AZScottsdale, AZUnited States
 White60.05%81.69%62.77%
 Black4.96%1.72%12.24%
 Asian6.54%3.99%4.95%
 Native American2.51%0.95%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.50%0.05%0.16%
 Other0.21%0.15%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.01%1.71%2.13%
 Hispanic22.23%9.75%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic77.77%90.26%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Tempe, AZScottsdale, AZUnited States
 Households63,523100,891116,211,000
 Family Households30,79558,38476,958,100
 Non Family Households32,72842,50739,253,000
 Household Size2.472.22.63
 Married Population31.67%52.72%50.58%
 Single Population68.33%47.28%49.42%
 Now Married30.50%51.65%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.17%1.07%2.17%
 Never Married54.53%28.02%32.55%
 Widowed3.48%5.79%5.95%
 Divorced10.33%13.47%10.92%
 Married, w/children24.95%25.12%31.68%
 Married, no children38.70%55.63%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.53%10.64%16.94%
 Single, no children14.82%8.62%9.95%

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