Phoenix (zip 85016), Arizona 

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Population

38,095

+4.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$46,399

Median Home Price

$459,400

Median Age

38.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

4.0 / 8.8

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Phoenix (zip 85016), Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. November, April and March are the most pleasant months in the 85016 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Phoenix, AZ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Maricopa County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Phoenix
Zip Codes: Phoenix (zip 85016)
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Phoenix (zip 85016) is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Phoenix (zip 85016) jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Phoenix (zip 85016)'s cost of living is 13.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Phoenix (zip 85016)'s Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Phoenix (zip 85016)'s population is 38,095 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Phoenix (zip 85016) is Real Estate: $459,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.0%.

SCHOOLS
Phoenix (zip 85016) public schools spend $8,151 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.5 students per teacher in Phoenix (zip 85016). More Education



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Housing Market in Phoenix

It's a good time to buy in Phoenix. Home Appreciation is up 24.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Phoenix is $459,400.

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