Glendale, Arizona 

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+5.2% since 2020

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4.0 / 8.7

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Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Glendale, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: Arizona
County: Maricopa County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
City: Glendale
Zip Codes: 85301 85308 85302 85303 85304 85306 85305 85309
Cost of Living: 7.5% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

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Glendale, 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 Glendale is 7.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Glendale jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Glendale's cost of living is 7.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Glendale's Cost of Living

April, March and November are the most pleasant months in Glendale, 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

Glendale's population is 255,307 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.2%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 27.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Glendale is Real Estate: $329,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.3%.

Glendale public schools spend $6,483 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.9 students per teacher in Glendale. More Education

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Housing Market in Glendale

It's a good time to buy in Glendale. Home Appreciation is up 26.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Glendale is $329,400.
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