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Cities in Central Arizona
Phoenix is one of the most densely populated cities in the United States with a population of a whopping 1.7 million people (it is officially the fifth largest city, recently surpassing Philadelphia). Phoenix is one of the largest and most diverse cultural centers in the country as well. The greater Phoenix area is also home to one of the largest suburban regions in the country (Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, and Tempe combine to form a population of 4.2 million people).
Mesa is a growing and thriving community with urban and rural features. The population of Mesa currently sits at roughly 496,000 people and you can expect that number to continue to grow well into the future. Mesa is one of those places where you can find a mixture of everything, from the arts and culture to wildlife and geographical diversity. Mesa is a very wide-open place where you can explore a multitude of attractions, or you can catch a show at the famous Mesa Amphitheatre. Mesa is also home to the iconic Superstition Mountains and the city features a modernized infrastructure.
Chandler is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of roughly 278,000 people. Many of the residents will rave about Chandler’s livability. Wallet Hub, a popular website for personal finance, recently declared that Chandler was “the top place to find a job in the United States.” Roughly 31% of the businesses in Chandler are owned and operated by women, and it’s considered to be one of the country’s hardest-working cities. Chandler features six aquatic centers and the city has 67 public parks. Residents have many different options to choose from when it comes to how they want to spend their day.
The population of Scottsdale is similar in size to that of Chandler, but Scottsdale differs from Chandler in many ways. Scottsdale features many art venues and fine dining is available throughout the city. Many annual festivals and events take place in Scottsdale which attracts people from all over the world. Scottsdale is also a great place to visit while you’re on vacation because the area offers you many worldly attractions and experiences. Oh, did we forget to mention that Scottsdale is sunny 330 days out of the year?
With a population of around 241,000 people, Glendale is a great place to live and an even greater place to visit. Glendale is home to the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals and the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes. Glendale is also considered to be the “antique capital” of Arizona because there are many specialty shops that do business in the city. Many people around the country end up moving to Glendale because the city offers plenty of affordable housing options along with a fun and groovy nightlife.
Gilbert is one of the fastest-growing communities in the world. Gilbert was formerly an agricultural haven before developing into a modernized suburban community. Gilbert has one of the best K-12 education systems throughout the United States, and about 40% of the residents have a Bachelor’s Degree. Also, the median household income in Gilbert is nearly $81,000 which greatly exceeds the national average. The city estimates that their population will increase by nearly 50% over the next decade.
Located on the edge of the metro area in Phoenix, Tempe is a quaint and eccentric city that is home to Arizona State University. The location of Tempe is ideal for residents because you are within driving distance of downtown Phoenix. However, you are also not far away from rural and scenic areas, such as the South Mountain Park and Preserve. Tempe also offers plenty of economic opportunities for its residents and anyone who wants to move to the area. Temple’s top employers include Arizona State University, State Farm, Wells Fargo, and Honeywell.
With a modest population of 168,000 people, Peoria is a suburb of Phoenix located about 30 minutes southwest of the metropolitan area. Located in Peoria is the popular Lake Pleasant Regional Park where many Arizonans travel to go fishing, boating, and camping. Residents have access to over 570 acres of public parks, and the city features 60 miles of hiking and bike-riding trails. The P83 Entertainment District also offers residents a plethora of dining and shopping options.
Surprise is also a suburban area located northwest of downtown Phoenix. With a population of around 138,000 people, Surprise is the perfect place to settle down and raise a family. Surprise offers small-city vibes but with downtown Phoenix only 40 minutes away, you also have access to all of the amenities of the big city. Surprise is home to several annual festivals and events that attract people from all over. The area is also popular for its golf courses and aquatic centers.
Avondale is a small yet modern city that is geographically adjacent to Phoenix. Located on the edge of the Sierra Estrella Mountain Range, Avondale is home to over 84,000 residents and counting. Avondale is the place to be if you are a nature lover; the area offers many diverse outdoor experiences that you won’t find in many other cities. Avondale is also home to the Phoenix International Raceway which hosts multiple NASCAR events year-round.
Although Goodyear is a relatively small and tight-knit community, the city ranks nationally when it comes to affordable housing and the diversity index. The community is growing tremendously every year and prospering economically. In fact, Goodyear is among the top 20 fastest-growing communities in the United States. A survey among residents of Goodyear revealed that 84% of the citizenry rated the community as very positive. The city has low crime rates and offers a quality K-12 education system.
Buckeye is another smaller suburban area situated in the Gila River not far from Phoenix. With a modest population of roughly 68,000 people, Buckeye is also growing at an incredible rate. The original name of the town was Sydney back in 1888, but the community adopted Buckeye as its new name in 1910. This was because the town was situated near the Buckeye Canal. The city is the westernmost suburb of Phoenix and the area is a perfect place to live for the avid outdoorsman.
Casa Grande is located about 30 miles south of Chandler and it is the second-largest community in Pinal County, which is a mostly rural desert area. Casa Grande is home to a Heritage Hall, Art Museum, and many other attractions. Although the city is small in size, it has a big personality. Casa Grande always prioritizes its residents by stabilizing its economy and galvanizing future growth. You can also find plenty of job opportunities and affordable housing in Casa Grande.
Although Maricopa is not far up the road from Phoenix and forms part of the metropolitan area, the city has its own unique splendor. It is one of the oldest and most historic cities in the region but recently Maricopa has begun to embrace modernity. It is a great place to visit if you are in the area because there are plenty of things to do in Maricopa. Maricopa is where you can tour the countryside of Arizona and take in all the sights of the scenic desert-scape.
Situated east of Phoenix and nearby the infamous Superstition Mountains, there are many sights and attractions to take in while you’re at Apache Junction. The area used to be home to several mining towns during the early 20th century. Many movie stars have made famous western films in Apache Junction, which include the likes of Glenn Ford, Elvis Presley, John Wayne, and Tom Mix. Apache Junction is also home to Goldfield Ghost Town which thousands of tourists visit every year.
Queen Creek is a small and quiet suburb located on the southeastern outskirts of Phoenix. The city offers many recreational outlets and outdoor adventures for you and your family to enjoy. The city has an extremely low crime rate, it is within proximity to Phoenix, and it provides you an escape from all the demands and pressures of everyday life. Queen Creek is also the perfect place to explore various mountain trails across the countryside.
El Mirage is only 10 miles northwest of Phoenix, but the community offers you a simple way of life and small-town vibes. El Mirage is located along the edge of San Tan Mountain Regional Park, where you have access to over 10,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert. The many public parks and recreational activities in the area make El Mirage a great place to settle down and build a life. The area offers several farm tours where you can learn how olive oil is made, and the city is also home to the San Tan Historical Society and Museum.