With its central location in the Greater Phoenix area, it’s no wonder Tempe is a workforce destination, with more than 116,000 employed in a city of about 180,000 residents. Tempe’s more than 150 annual special events combined with world-class research facilities and major corporations make Tempe a place to learn and grow.
Tempe is home to 11 institutions of higher learning, including Arizona State University, the #1 most innovative university in the U.S.
Tempe attracts companies that will generate the new ideas of tomorrow, including: advanced business services, technology and manufacturing.
Enjoy The Arts
Catch a Broadway show at the ASU Gammage Theatre or an exhibition at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
42.7% of Tempe residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher
Arizona State University was ranked #5 in universities producing the best-qualified graduates by the Wall Street Journal
175 miles of bikeways in Tempe connect to surrounding communities
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