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Phoenix Arizona Area Information

PhoenixcollageCommonly referred-to Phoenix regions and districts include: Downtown, Midtown, West Phoenix, North Phoenix, South Phoenix, Biltmore, Arcadia, Encanto, Sunnyslope and Ahwatukee. Looking for a neighborhood to fit your lifestyle? The city offers a wide variety of Phoenix AZ homes for sale to choose from. Lofts, townhouses, condominiums or historic homes in downtown Phoenix allow residents the freedom to enjoy nearby museums, restaurants, sporting events and theater productions. Single or two-story, new or established homes with horse privileges, pools, large yards and mountain views provide room for families to grow and appreciate the desert beauty. The median home value in Phoenix is $91,900. The median age of Phoenix Arizona real estate is 29 years. Renters make up 36.95% of the city’s population and 12.77% of houses and apartments are unoccupied (vacancy rate).

The City of Phoenix,  is the capital of Arizona and the sixth largest city in the United States.  In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and is one of the largest cities in the United States by land area It continues to grow in population, occupying more than 517 square miles.  Even though it is the 6th most populated city, the large area gives it a low density rate of approximately 2,797 people per square mile. In comparison, Philadelphia, the 5th most populous city has a density of over 11,000!

 

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$675,000
512 W EL CAMINITO Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85021
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 3038
Year Built: 1985
Subdivision: SUB OF SW4 SEC 32
Description: NEWLY UPDATED! Contemporary, remodeled home in North Central that backs up...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$245,000
1311 W LIBBY Street, Phoenix, AZ 85023
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1539
Year Built: 1993
Subdivision: CYPRESS LOT 1-208 TR A,B
Description: Priced for quick AS IS sale. 3 Bedrooms , 2 baths with Master split. Full c...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$1,399,000
Open House (01/19/2019 - 11:00 am)
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Square Footage: 4506
Year Built: 1997
Subdivision: None
Description: This property is all about horsepower...Sitting on over 2-acres with no HOA...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$1,749,000
318 W ROCK VIEW Road, Phoenix, AZ 85085
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# of Bedrooms: 6
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Square Footage: 4929
Year Built: 2006
Subdivision: Metes and Bounds No HOA
Description: AMAZING PRIVATE 20 car garage COMPOUND consisting of a fabulous main house ...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$315,000
20660 N 40TH Street, 2047, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1507
Year Built: 2004
Subdivision: LA VERNE CONDOMINIUMS REPLAT
Description: Welcome home! This gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 bath is turn-key and move in ready...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$469,000
520 W Gleneagles Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85023
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Open House (01/20/2019 - 11:00 am)
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 2773
Year Built: 1976
Subdivision: MOON VALLEY 2
Description: This 2773 square foot Moon Valley home sits on a 12,101 square foot lot wit...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$849,000
3752 E COVEY Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Square Footage: 4021
Year Built: 2013
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE SUPERBLOCK 11 PARCEL 3
Description: Model-perfect 4 bedroom + a den with custom built-ins + newly remodeled dow...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$170,000
1538 W WALTANN Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85023
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 2045
Year Built: 1979
Subdivision: TURF MOBILE ESTATES 2 TRACT A
Description: If you're looking for room, check out this spacious home. 2 large master be...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$1,390,000
3101 N 60TH Street, Phoenix, AZ 85018
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 5
Square Footage: 3885
Year Built: 1964
Subdivision: INGLESIDE INN TR 1 BLK E, BLK D LOTS 9-23 TR B
Description: A refreshing mid-century modern 2018 full-remodel and partial rebuild in t...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019
$549,900
Stove downdraft vent included in this kitchen.
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2603
Year Built: 1998
Subdivision: CAREFREE HIGHLANDS
Description: This stunning 3 bedroom + a den home sits on a 1 acre private resort style ...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2019

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Other than the mountains in and around the city, Phoenix is generally flat, allowing the city’s main streets to run on a well organized grid with wide, open-spaced roadways.

  • Phoenix AZ covers 77 zip codes including: 85001-85086, 85097 and 85098.

Residents enjoy local concerts and entertainment; spring training, Suns basketball and Diamondbacks baseball; Phoenix Art Museum; Desert Botanical Garden; the Phoenix Zoo; and more. Year-round outdoor activities include golf, boating, hiking and comp

Golf enthusiasts love Phoenix because there are about 338 public and private Golf Courses to choose from. Other Phoenix AZ amenities include a variety of malls and shopping centers, places of worship, public parks and libraries of events.

The city is divided into 15 “urban villages” that include: Ahwatukee Foothills, Alhambra, Camelback East, Central City, Deer Valley, Desert View, Encanto, Estrella, Laveen, Maryvale, North Gateway, North Mountain, Paradise Valley (not the town of Paradise Valley), South Mountain and Rio Vista. Each village has a planning committee that makes recommendations to the City Council on the area’s progress and needs.

Phoenix AZ Climate

Phoenix has a subtropical desert climate, typical of the Sonoran Desert. Phoenix has extremely hot summers and warm winters. The average summer high temperatures are some of the hottest of any major city in the United State. Phoenix, gets 7 inches of rain per year and 0 Snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 28. On average, there are 299 sunny days per year in Phoenix with July highs around 105 degrees and January lows around 35 degrees.

Phoenix AZ People

As of 2012, Phoenix population is 1,445,632 with 2,798 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 32.2 in Phoenix. 38.49% of people are married and 13.39% are divorced. The average household size is 2.78 people. 32.41% of people are married with children and 19.84% have children and are single.

Phoenix AZ Economy

As the state capital, many residents of Phoenix are employed by the government and numerous high-tech and telecommunications companies have relocated to the area. Phoenix’s economy also greatly benefits from seasonal tourism and recreation, such as the golf industry.

Phoenix is home to seven Fortune 500 companies including: Allied Waste, Avnet, Apollo Group, Freeport-McMoRan, Phelps, PetSmart and Pinnacle West. Honeywell’s Aerospace division, U-HAUL International, Choice Hotels and Mesa Air Group are headquartered in Phoenix. US Airways the largest carrier at Sky Harbor International Airport, relocated its Corporate Headquarters to Metro Phoenix area (Tempe) in 2005 after being acquired by America West Airlines.

Phoenix AZ Transportation

Commuters enjoy an extensive highway system, metro bus line, the new Metro Light Rail, bike paths and more. The average one-way commute in Phoenix takes 29 minutes. 72% of commuters drive their own car alone, 15% carpool with others, 5% take mass transit and 4% work from home. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport offers an extensive number of flights to national and international destinations daily.

Phoenix AZ Schools

Children attend public, private, charter or home schools with 469 schools and 30 school districts located in Phoenix. Schools spend $4,012 per student and there are 22 pupils per teacher, 237 students per librarian, and 900 children per counselor. Higher education includes Maricopa County Community College District, ASU and others.

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