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Overview
Population:1,462,368
Pop. Change:10%
State: Arizona
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
County: Maricopa County
City:Phoenix
Zip Code:85032, 85033, ... 47 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Phoenix's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Profile: Regional center / Capital city  Location: South-central Arizona in a low desert valley Elevation: 1107 Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)

PROCON
Pleasant wintersIntense summer heat
EntertainmentGrowth and sprawl
Air serviceRapidly rising home prices

Interesting Facts about Phoenix, Arizona

As of 2014, Phoenix's population is 1,462,368 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.09 percent.

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The median home cost in Phoenix is $159,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 17.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Phoenix's cost of living is 1.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Phoenix public schools spend $9,030 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 22.1 students per teacher in Phoenix.

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The unemployment rate in Phoenix is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Phoenix jobs have Increased by 1.99 percent.


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Map Of Phoenix

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Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Phoenix's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes