Tempe is located close to the center of Arizona. Tempe is part of Maricopa County. Tempe has 39.93 square miles of land area and 0.26 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Tempe population is 161,719, which has grown 1.95% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 24.59% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Tempe median household income is $47,443 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 12.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 15.36% and is much lower than the national average rate of 19.17%. Tempe median house value is $248,500 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 88.12% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 39.16% and is much higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Tempe is much better than the state average in quality. The Tempe area codes are 480, 602.
Tempe, AZ Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data