Flagstaff, AZ 

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+44.1% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

116.2 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 5.1

summer / winter

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Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff, Arizona is a stunning city located in the Southwest region of the United States. Home to attractions such as Walnut Canyon National Monument and Lowell Observatory, visitors can explore outdoor activities and history when visiting Flagstaff. There are also plenty of museums, galleries, and performance venues such as the Museum of Northern Arizona and Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with movie theaters and live music clubs. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Flagstaff has something for everyone! Small mountain city - North-central Arizona, 50 miles south of Grand Canyon National Park.
State: Arizona
County: Coconino County
Metro Area: Flagstaff Metro Area
City: Flagstaff
Zip Codes: 86001 86004 86011
Cost of Living: 16.2% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 6993 ft above sea level
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Nearby mountains
Low heat and humidity
Attractive setting
Rising living costs
Growth and sprawl
Some winter cold

What Bert Has To Say About Flagstaff Metro Area

Flagstaff is an old Route 66 railroad town, located in the high plateau of the San Francisco Mountains. The city has the second highest altitude among metropolitan areas, and thus escapes the desert heat associated with much of Arizona. Serving as a gateway for the Grand Canyon National Park, the predominant industry is tourism, supported by motel and restaurant strips. Downtown is clean with a strong Western feel.


The unemployment rate in Flagstaff is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Flagstaff jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Flagstaff's cost of living is 16.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Flagstaff's Cost of Living

June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Flagstaff, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Coconino county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.7% to 36.7%. More Voting Stats

Flagstaff's population is 76,228 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.4%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 15.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Flagstaff is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.2%.

Flagstaff public schools spend $8,679 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Flagstaff. More Education

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Housing Market in Flagstaff

It's a good time to buy in Flagstaff. Home Appreciation is up 12.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Flagstaff is .

Reviews for Flagstaff   50 Reviews
Flagstaff is ideal for young families - 11/13/2023
Flagstaff is absolutely the perfect place to call home. Especially for families. 4 perfectly balanced seasons. None too extreme and all beautiful. Ridiculously safe!... Read More
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Cost of living is outrageous - 6/29/2022
I've lived here for one year and have to move because the cost to rent here is astronomical. I've been paying $2550/month and now for a comparable home it is $2900 and... Read More
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Small city feel and beautiful outdoors - 11/25/2019
Every place depends on what you are looking for. So I will say a bit about me so you can assess where the review is coming from. I am a professional, single, female... Read More

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