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Pros

-Pleasant winters
-Entertainment
-Air service

Cons

-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.


Highlights


  • Location: South-central Arizona in a low desert valley
  • Country: United States
  • State: Arizona
  • County:
  • Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
  • Profile: Regional center / Capital city
  • Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
  • Elevation: 1107
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City:
  • Zip Codes: 85225, 85032, ... 154 total

Quick Facts About Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area is 5.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.99 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area's cost of living is 3.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area's population is 4,210,193 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.51 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area is $186,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.20 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area public schools spend $9,047 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.1 students per teacher in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area.

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