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-Pleasant winters
-Air service


-Intense summer heat
-Growth and sprawl
-Rapidly rising home prices

What Bert Has To Say About Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Originally a resort city, Phoenix has grown phenomenally in the past 40 years into a full-scale urban center- largely made possible by the advent of air-conditioning. The Phoenix metropolitan area covers over 1,000 square miles. Downtown, which is fairly modest for a city its size, features a few skyscrapers, the capitol, government offices, and a few quality museums. Surrounding downtown are several large and fairly distinct city-suburbs, mostly built on a sprawling grid, in some cases separated by low hills. These include the large middle-class suburbs of Peoria, Mesa, Chandler, and Glendale; upscale Scottsdale; and the college area of Tempe which serves as home to Arizona State University. All areas are modern and generally lacking in historic interest, but keep in mind that Phoenix only had 100,000 residents in 1950.


Quick Facts About Apache Junction

    The unemployment rate in Apache Junction is 6.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Apache Junction jobs have Increased by 1.99 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Apache Junction's cost of living is 5.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Apache Junction's population is 35,663 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.62 percent.
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Apache Junction is $132,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 16.70 percent.
    Apache Junction public schools spend $9,277 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Apache Junction.

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