Tempe, officially known as the City of Tempe, Arizona, incorporated in 1894, is in Maricopa County located in Southeast Valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Tempe is 1140 feet above sea level with average annual rainfall of 9.37 inches. Average temperature during the coldest month of December is a Hi/Lo of 68/40 degrees and during the warmest summer month of July the average temperature Hi/Lo is 105/75 degrees.
The City of Tempe official 2014 tally has the Tempe population at 166,842 with a median age of 28.1. 41% of Tempe AZ residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree and the median Tempe household income is $47,500.
The Salt River was damned to create Tempe Town Lake that runs along the Red Mountain 202 and has resulted in numerous apartment, condo and business complexes to be built.
Tempe is home to Arizona State University, the largest public university in the U.S., and the private University of Phoenix.
There are 9 light rail stations in Tempe that spans 20 miles from western Mesa, through Tempe, pass Sky Harbor Airport through downtown Phoenix and up Central Avenue to Camelback Road. In addition Tempe is considered the most walkable in Arizona with 175 miles of trails. So put on a comfortable pair of shoes and discover why so many rave about Tempe.
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