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Mesa has the 39th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Mesa is part of the Phoenix metro area. Unemployment in the Phoenix area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Phoenix has the 16th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Mesa is below average at $46,700, and the median cost of a home in Mesa is $150,800, which is below the national average. 24% of workers in Mesa hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Mesa. 76% of Mesa workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Mesa spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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120 W 1st Ave
Mesa, AZ 85210