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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.


  • Profile: Regional center / Capital city
  • Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
  • Elevation: 1107
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Arizona City
  • Zip Codes: 85123

Quick Facts About Arizona City

    The unemployment rate in Arizona City is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Arizona City jobs have Increased by 1.99 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Arizona City's cost of living is 13.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Arizona City's population is 8,002 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 91.30 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Arizona City is $92,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 19.10 percent.
    Arizona City public schools spend $9,277 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.5 students per teacher in Arizona City.

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When my wife and I had our home built in Arizona City, we were younger. I guess it's been about 9 or 10 years, and I didn't mind the desert heat so much. I have come to... (read more)
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