Best Places to Live in Arizona

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What you need to know about Arizona

The beautiful scenery of Arizona has provided settings for several Hollywood movies, while the economy is led by health care, transportation, technology and government service. Among the best places to live in Arizona are Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Tucson, and Flagstaff. The Grand Canyon State features higher education institutions like the University of Arizona and Arizona State, and 15 Major League Baseball teams are based in the state during Cactus League spring training.

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Movie set, Red Rock Byway are among many top attractions
Best Places to Live in Arizona
Communities include Tempe, Scottsdale, Glendale, Yuma
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Population

6,561,516
Up by 4%
Tempe AZ
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Affordable cities in Arizona
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living
Affordable cities in Arizona
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living
Affordable cities in Arizona
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living
Affordable cities in Arizona
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living
Affordable cities in Arizona
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living

Housing

Homes Owned 63%
63% Complete
Homes Rented 37%
37% Complete

Median Home Price

$162,900
Higher than the national average
popular national parks
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Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park
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Featured Cities

A statue called Jackknife is bathed in golden light while the sun sets on Scottsdale's downtown.
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Beautiful Tempe, AZ on the shore of Tempe Town Lake
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Tempe's finest foods from crepes to curry

Median Household Income

$49,928
Lower than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 27%
27% Complete
Graduated High School 86%
86% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

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Why Tempe, AZ is the Best College Town in America
Tempe has everything a college student--and post-grad--could want

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In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
In a state known for a low cost of living, there are many cities that deliver on affordable living

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Arizona
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Best Places to Live in Arizona