Mesa, Arizona 

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Population

471,825

64% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$48,259

Avg. Home Price

$236,100

Best Places to Live in Mesa, Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley
Pros
-Pleasant winters
-Entertainment
-Air service
Cons
-Intense summer heat
-Growth and sprawl
-Rapidly rising home prices

Local Listings in Mesa, AZ
 $359,900 
603 W Keats Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1908 SqFt
 $359,900 
603 W Keats Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1908 SqFt
 $340,000 
6333 E Viewmont Dr UNIT 66
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1761 SqFt
 $277,700 
610 W Emelita Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1835 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Mesa
Zip Codes: 85204, 85201, 85207, 85205, 85209, 85210, 85208, 85202, 85203, 85213, 14 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mesa is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mesa jobs have increased by 3.17%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mesa's cost of living is 13.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Mesa's Cost of Living

POPULATION
Mesa's population is 471,825 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 63.78%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mesa is $236,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.86%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Mesa

SCHOOLS
Mesa public schools spend $7,490 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.4 students per teacher in Mesa. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Mesa

It's a good time to buy in Mesa. Home Appreciation is up 7.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Mesa Real Estate or Find top agents in Mesa

The median home price in Mesa is $236,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Mesa   57 Reviews
Beware of Police - 12/13/2017
Mesa police department is out of control. I do not recommend living here. They get away with killing innocent, unarmed, compliant people. Google Daniel Shafer.... Read More

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A poor place to live... - 12/9/2016
I've been living here in Mesa for the past 20 years or so and I can tell you firsthand it's a terrible place to live. Nice schools. Okay neighborhoods. They are closing... Read More

HOT HOT HOT, long commutes to get anywhere, crime - 6/30/2016
Lived in Mesa, AZ for 18 years, having moved there from Iowa. Lived in the 85210 and 85202 zip codes, near Dobson Ranch area for many years, owned several residential... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MESA, ARIZONA
85204, 85201, 85207, 85205, 85209, 85210, 85208, 85202, 85203, 85213, 14 total

NEW LISTINGS IN MESA AZ
$175,000
3134 E Mckellips Rd UNIT 169
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$569,000
3932 E Fairfield Cir
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0

$170,000
1850 S Westwood UNIT 11
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$189,990
144 N Warren St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0

$219,900
2857 S Pennington
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$249,900
8739 E Keats Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5

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