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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Population

6,561,516
Up by 4%
Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park
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A statue called Jackknife is bathed in golden light while the sun sets on Scottsdale's downtown.
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Colorful Arizona desert, with cactus.
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A couple kayaks across Tempe Town Lake, near the bridge
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Housing

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

Median Home Price

$162,900
Higher than the national average
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Beautiful Tempe, AZ on the shore of Tempe Town Lake
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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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