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

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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.


Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley See local real estate
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City: Florence
Zip Codes: 85132
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Florence

    The unemployment rate in Florence is 7.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Florence jobs have Increased by 3.18 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Florence's cost of living is 5.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Florence's Cost of Living
    Florence's population is 31,110 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 314.25 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Florence is $164,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -22.23%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Florence public schools spend $6,883 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.2 students per teacher in Florence. Learn more...

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