Workforce Profile

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Tempe has the most educated and technically-skilled workforce in Arizona, which is a testament to the strength of the city’s higher education institutions. Tempe is a young and diverse community.

  • 42 percent of Tempe residents have baccalaureate degrees
  • 18 percent have masters and above
  • More than 50 percent have post-secondary certifications
  • 92 percent have high school diplomas.
  • Median age of our resident base is 28.1 years

 Tempe’s Achieve 65 program is focused on facilitating post-secondary achievement for 65 percent of Tempe’s residents.