Best Places to Live in Arizona

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Arizona by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Arizona is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Arizona has a population of 6,626,624 and a population density of 57.5. The capital city is Phoenix and the largest city in Arizona is Phoenix. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Gilbert, AZPopulation: 208,85086A+D+A+AB+B+A
2Paradise Valley, AZPopulation: 13,02586B+FA+A+A+A+A
3Carefree, AZPopulation: 3,39185B+FA+A+B+A+A
4Scottsdale, AZPopulation: 219,86785A+DAABAA
5Cave Creek, AZPopulation: 5,04185AFA+A+B+A+A
6Fountain Hills, AZPopulation: 22,67885A+DA+AB+AA
7Litchfield Park, AZPopulation: 5,17385A+DA+AB+B+A
8Maricopa, AZPopulation: 41,62685B+AA+B+BC+A
9Elgin, AZPopulation: 18585FB+A+A+BA+A
10Surprise, AZPopulation: 115,00784AC+A+B+BBA
11Oro Valley, AZPopulation: 40,85784ADA+A+BB+A
12Valle Vista, AZPopulation: 2,24384AAA+B+CC+B+
13Tubac, AZPopulation: 1,01183BDA+A+BAA
14Washington Park, AZPopulation: 10983AAA+A+C+AF
15Peoria, AZPopulation: 154,56683AC+AB+BBA
16Chandler, AZPopulation: 237,45683A+CB+ABB+A
17Hackberry, AZPopulation: 4483FAA+AA+AB+
18Goodyear, AZPopulation: 64,71482B+CA+B+BBA
19Buckeye, AZPopulation: 50,11582B+AA+C+BC+A
20Mesa, AZPopulation: 443,87582A+AC+BC+BA
21Lake Havasu City, AZPopulation: 52,69681A+C+AB+CBA
22Anthem, AZPopulation: 23,12581ADBAB+B+A
23Queen Creek, AZPopulation: 25,84981ADC+AB+B+A
24Lazy Y U, AZPopulation: 46181FAA+AB+AB+
25Catalina Foothills, AZPopulation: 51,31981D+FA+A+B+AA
26Thatcher, AZPopulation: 4,80081C+BAB+BBA
27Rio Verde, AZPopulation: 1,78880FDA+A+AA+A
28Rincon Valley, AZPopulation: 4,68380FDA+A+AAA
29Gold Canyon, AZPopulation: 10,23280CDA+ABB+A
30Wickenburg, AZPopulation: 6,52580AABBCBA
31Round Valley, AZPopulation: 56080FAA+A+BAA
32Prescott Valley, AZPopulation: 38,56880BAABCBB
33Tanque Verde, AZPopulation: 16,87180FFA+A+B+AA
34Huachuca City, AZPopulation: 2,06880DA+A+BCCA
35Sunwest, AZPopulation: 580B+AC+A+D+CA
36Sonoita, AZPopulation: 79780DDA+A+BAA
37Oracle, AZPopulation: 3,82980DB+A+BC+BA
38Florence, AZPopulation: 25,86680B+A+A+FCCA
39Parker, AZPopulation: 3,12579AA+AD+CC+A
40New River, AZPopulation: 13,02479DDA+AB+AA
41Prescott, AZPopulation: 39,91679A+D+BACB+B
42Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZPopulation: 6,34879AFA+ABAF
43Whetstone, AZPopulation: 2,91479DA+A+BC+CA
44Phoenix, AZPopulation: 1,462,36879A+ADC+C+BA
45Clacks Canyon, AZPopulation: 17179FAB+ABAB+
46Pima, AZPopulation: 2,86079CAAB+C+CA
47Tempe, AZPopulation: 164,13979A+C+FB+C+BA
48Corona de Tucson, AZPopulation: 6,43379D+D+AAB+BA
49Sahuarita, AZPopulation: 24,64379FD+A+ABBA
50Citrus Park, AZPopulation: 4,05279FDA+AB+AA
51Saddlebrooke, AZPopulation: 9,10379FFA+A+BAA
52Pinion Pines, AZPopulation: 28478FDA+B+A+AB+
53Sierra Vista, AZPopulation: 44,77478B+C+CABBA
54Sun Lakes, AZPopulation: 13,86878CDAAC+B+A
55Chino Valley, AZPopulation: 10,79878BABBCBB
56Marana, AZPopulation: 34,52078DD+AABBA
57Sun City West, AZPopulation: 25,31478BC+C+ACBA
58Black Canyon City, AZPopulation: 2,14878DAA+B+CC+A
59Joseph City, AZPopulation: 1,19078FA+A+AC+CC+
60Deer Creek, AZPopulation: 15978AAD+C+CBA
61Casas Adobes, AZPopulation: 68,47578B+CCABBA
62Cienega Springs, AZPopulation: 2,14578FAA+BCC+A
63Sedona, AZPopulation: 10,13178A+FAAC+AF
64Mohave Valley, AZPopulation: 2,70577FAA+BBCA
65Casa Grande, AZPopulation: 47,67577AA+DBCCA
66Williamson, AZPopulation: 6,28677FDA+ABAB
67Pine Lake, AZPopulation: 8577CDBA+C+AB+
68Sun City, AZPopulation: 37,84177AA+DB+CCA
69Tombstone, AZPopulation: 1,40177CA+A+C+FD+A
70Eagar, AZPopulation: 4,86877C+BB+B+C+BB
71Glendale, AZPopulation: 229,33177A+AFBC+BA
72Nogales, AZPopulation: 20,85877A+A+AFDCA
73Fort Mohave, AZPopulation: 14,37677BAD+BCBA
74Safford, AZPopulation: 9,54977B+AD+C+CC+A
75Avondale, AZPopulation: 75,29877A+AFCBC+A
76East Globe, AZPopulation: 9077ADC+A+D+CA
77Green Valley, AZPopulation: 22,05077CCC+ACBA
78Fort Valley, AZPopulation: 1,02777FFA+AB+AC
79El Mirage, AZPopulation: 31,00177B+A+CCC+CA
80Superior, AZPopulation: 2,86976CA+AC+CDA
81Golden Shores, AZPopulation: 1,87576DA+A+BDCA
82Vail, AZPopulation: 9,81676FDB+AB+B+A
83Clarkdale, AZPopulation: 4,10076C+BA+B+CBF
84Arivaca Junction, AZPopulation: 1,07276FAA+CCCA
85Willow Valley, AZPopulation: 1,72776DA+A+CD+C+A
86Williams, AZPopulation: 3,01476A+B+CBCBC
87Camp Verde, AZPopulation: 10,91576A+A+BBCC+F
88Benson, AZPopulation: 5,10176AA+D+C+D+D+A
89Flagstaff, AZPopulation: 65,66076A+DD+B+C+B+C
90Catalina, AZPopulation: 7,93276C+C+CB+C+BA
91Congress, AZPopulation: 1,40076FA+A+BCCB
92Tonopah, AZPopulation: 1776DAC+A+D+CA
93Clifton, AZPopulation: 3,33676DA+AC+C+DA
94Patagonia, AZPopulation: 60376CA+C+BCC+A
95Kearny, AZPopulation: 2,20976FAB+AC+CA
96Red Rock, AZPopulation: 1,45576FCA+AC+CA
97Kohls Ranch, AZPopulation: 3876FDA+A+C+AC+
98Mountainaire, AZPopulation: 1,23976FDA+ABB+C
99Snowflake, AZPopulation: 5,55976B+B+D+AC+C+C
100Kingman, AZPopulation: 28,12576A+A+FBCCB+
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