Avondale, Arizona 

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+16.1% since 2020

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4.1 / 8.6

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Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. March, November and April are the most pleasant months in Avondale, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Arizona
County: Maricopa County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
City: Avondale
Zip Codes: 85323 85392
Cost of Living: -0.3% lower
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

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Avondale, Az Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


The unemployment rate in Avondale is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Avondale jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Avondale's cost of living is 0.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Avondale's Cost of Living

March, November and April are the most pleasant months in Avondale, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Maricopa county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.1% to 48.0%. More Voting Stats

Avondale's population is 88,914 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 28.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Avondale is Real Estate: $333,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.0%.

Avondale public schools spend $6,433 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Avondale. More Education

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Housing Market in Avondale

It's a good time to buy in Avondale. Home Appreciation is up 27.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Avondale is $333,600.
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Reviews for Avondale   3 Reviews
Canyon Breeze Elementary - 5/23/2010
My children have attended Canyon Breeze for the last couple of years. In that time a new principal has taken over. Bullying, swearing, and children running around... Read More

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Avondale is GREAT!!! - 12/12/2007
I am a young married woman with a family. I love Avondale for so many reasons. There is everything I need nearby and I rarely have to venture out of my area. Shopping,... Read More

Mass Transit - 3/8/2007
The valley is in serious need of mass transit. Currently a light rail is being built, but it is slated to only connect Phoenix to Tempe. Eventually it will connect more... Read More

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