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A Taste of Tempe, Arizona

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT TEMPE?

  1. Tempe a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece.

  2. Tempe is the headquarters and executive office of two Fortune 500 companies US Airways (formerly America West Airlines) and Insight Enterprises. Limelight Networks, LifeLock, First Solar, the Salt River Project, Circle K, Fulton Homes and Mobile Mini are also headquartered in Tempe. Cold Stone Creamery was originally headquartered in Tempe and location #0001 is still in operation today at 3330 S McClintock Drive in Tempe, Arizona.

  3. Tempe houses several great performance venues including Gammage Auditorium and the Tempe Center for the Arts.

  4. One of Arizona's largest shopping malls, Arizona Mills, sits near the border with the town of Guadalupe. The city also serves as the first Arizona IKEA branch location, also near the southern boundary. Tempe Marketplace a large open air mall featuring live music and water and laser shows is located just southeast of Tempe Town Lake. Tempe can boast an array of wholesalers and manufacturers including Gummow Manufacturing, specializing in handcrafted wholesale Native American Jewelry.

  5. The median income for a household in the city was $42,361, and the median income for a family was $55,237.

  6. Many of the reasons people visit Tempe are events like P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, Tempe Marketplace, Arizona Mills, Mill Avenue, and Tempe Town Lake. Downtown Tempe offers more than 175 restaurants, nightclubs and retail shops to cater to city guests.

Radio Stations:
K204DR (KXRD) 88.7 FM Laveen, AZ Christian Contemporary
KVIT 90.7 FM Apache Junction, AZ Top-40
KTAR 92.3 FM Glendale, AZ News/Talk
K224CJ (KNRJ) 92.7 FM Phoenix, AZ Hip Hop
KYOT 95.5 FM Phoenix, AZ Smooth Jazz
K241BQ (KBSZ) 96.1 FM Fort McDowell, AZ News/Talk
KZON 101.5 FM Phoenix, AZ Hip Hop
KZZP 104.7 FM Mesa, AZ Top-40
KLVA (CP) 105.5 FM Maricopa, AZ Christian Contemporary
KFYI 550 AM Phoenix, AZ News/Talk
KMVP 860 AM Phoenix, AZ Gospel Music
KGME 910 AM Phoenix, AZ Sports
KFNN 1510 AM Mesa, AZ Business News

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Demographics of Tempe, Arizona

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

77.51%

3.66%

2.01%

4.75%

17.95%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Tempe, Arizona


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Ako International Market -  Category: Beauty Supply -   1400 S. McClintock Dr. #14 Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 317-9000

  2. Just About Locs & Dreads -  Category: Hair Salons -   2700 W. Baseline Road Tempe , AZ 85283 (602) 438-1485

  3. Miss Malibu Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   2121 S.48 Street Suite 102 Tempe, AZ 85282 (480) 232-2239   - (visit website)

  4. Pink the Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   671 E Apache Blvd Tempe, AZ 85142 (480) 632-7465   - (reviews)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Ascot Tax & Accounting Inc -  Category: Legal & Financial Services -   405 W Southern Ave Ste 7 Tempe, AZ 85282-4597 (480) 894-2944

  2. Fagan Media -  Category: Domain Services -   Fagan Media offers domain registration, web hosting and web design services.   - 7650 S McClintock Dr Tempe, AZ   - (visit website)

  3. M H and Associates Funding -  Category: Legal & Financial Services -   3135 S. 48th Street Suite #93 Tempe, AZ 85282 (602) 243-6965

  4. Papa's Pools Solutions LLC -  Category: Pool Services -  Superior Swimming Pool Service and Repairs. Saving you money so you can enjoy your Investment.     - 3116 S. Mill Ave Suite 126 Tempe, AZ (602) 384-8633   - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Big City BBQ -   -Category: BBQ -  Menu items include pulled pork sandwich to sides macaroni and cheese, cole slaw and french fries and more!   - 5118 S. Rural Road Tempe, AZ 85282 (480) 241-2291

  2. Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ -   -Category: BBQ -   - 2030 East Rio Salado Pkwy Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 966-7427

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CHURCHES



  1. Breath of Life Cogic -  P.O. Box 24236 Tempe, AZ 85285-4236 (480) 557-6271

  2. New Covenant Church of God in Christ -  3400 South Mill Avenue, Suite 124 Tempe, Arizona 85282 (602) 459-5693  - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. AZ Funnies -  Category: Comedy Club -  930 E University Dr. Tempe, AZ (480) 967-0888   - (visit website)

  2. Tempe Improv -  Category: Comedy Club -  930 E University Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 921-9877   - (visit website)

  3. 910 Live -  Category: Music Venue -  910 N McClintock Dr Tempe, AZ (480) 966-0707   - (visit website)

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