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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: Queen Creek
  • Zip Codes: 85142

Quick Facts About Queen Creek

    The unemployment rate in Queen Creek is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Queen Creek jobs have Increased by 1.99 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Queen Creek's cost of living is 1.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Queen Creek's population is 25,849 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 421.46 percent.
    Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Queen Creek is $159,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 17.70 percent.
    Queen Creek public schools spend $9,030 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Queen Creek.

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re: I hate Queen Creek, AZ - 2/10/2011
Lilly, You sound like a very negative person. There is a reason for everything that shows no accountability for you. I have been in Queen Creek for 7 years now. It is a... (read more)
re: I hate Queen Creek, AZ - 2/10/2011
So you are telling me the lds run the queen creek high schools? i don't look down on the lds, but when your kids are not allowed to hang out with my non lds child, then... (read more)
re: I hate Queen Creek, AZ - 2/10/2011
i hope everything works out for you. i am a mormon and i love where i am... (read more)
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