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 6,410,979 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: 208,85084A+D+AAB+B+A
2Scottsdale, AZPopulation: 219,86784A+DBABAA
3Carefree, AZPopulation: 3,39184B+FA+A+B+A+A
4Rio Verde, AZPopulation: 1,78883FAA+A+AA+A
5Paradise Valley, AZPopulation: 13,02583B+FAA+A+A+A
6Cave Creek, AZPopulation: 5,04183AFAA+B+A+A
7Fountain Hills, AZPopulation: 22,67883A+DB+AB+AA
8Litchfield Park, AZPopulation: 5,17383A+DAAB+B+A
9Maricopa, AZPopulation: 41,62682B+AB+B+BC+A
10Tubac, AZPopulation: 1,01182BDA+A+BAA
11Peoria, AZPopulation: 154,56682AC+BB+BBA
12Chandler, AZPopulation: 237,45682A+CBABB+A
13Oro Valley, AZPopulation: 40,85782ADB+A+BB+A
14Valle Vista, AZPopulation: 2,24381AAB+B+CC+B+
15Surprise, AZPopulation: 115,00781AC+B+B+BBA
16Washington Park, AZPopulation: 10981AAB+A+C+AF
17Mesa, AZPopulation: 443,87581A+ACBC+BA
18Elgin, AZPopulation: 18581FC+B+A+BA+A
19Goodyear, AZPopulation: 64,71481B+CBB+BBA
20Buckeye, AZPopulation: 50,11581B+AB+C+BC+A
21Pinion Pines, AZPopulation: 28480FAB+B+A+AB+
22Queen Creek, AZPopulation: 25,84980ADCAB+B+A
23Pine Lake, AZPopulation: 8580CAC+A+C+AB+
24Thatcher, AZPopulation: 4,80080C+BAB+BBA
25Anthem, AZPopulation: 23,12580ADC+AB+B+A
26Lake Havasu City, AZPopulation: 52,69680A+C+BB+CBA
27East Globe, AZPopulation: 9080AACA+D+CA
28Wickenburg, AZPopulation: 6,52580AAC+BCBA
29Tempe, AZPopulation: 164,13980A+C+DB+C+BA
30Phoenix, AZPopulation: 1,462,36879A+ADC+C+BA
31Glendale, AZPopulation: 229,33179A+ADBC+BA
32Huachuca City, AZPopulation: 2,06879DA+A+BCCA
33Sunwest, AZPopulation: 579B+ACA+D+CA
34Catalina Foothills, AZPopulation: 51,31979D+FB+A+B+AA
35Rincon Valley, AZPopulation: 4,68378FDAA+AAA
36El Capitan, AZPopulation: 2778FA+CA+D+A+A
37Prescott, AZPopulation: 39,91678A+D+CACB+B
38Gold Canyon, AZPopulation: 10,23278CDB+ABB+A
39Hackberry, AZPopulation: 4478FC+B+AA+AB+
40Sierra Vista, AZPopulation: 44,77478B+C+D+ABBA
41Prescott Valley, AZPopulation: 38,56878BABBCBB
42Florence, AZPopulation: 25,86678B+A+A+FCCA
43Tanque Verde, AZPopulation: 16,87178FFB+A+B+AA
44Parker, AZPopulation: 3,12578AA+BD+CC+A
45Kohls Ranch, AZPopulation: 3878FAB+A+C+AC+
46Page, AZPopulation: 7,27378AAFB+BBB
47Sonoita, AZPopulation: 79778DDB+A+BAA
48Pima, AZPopulation: 2,86077CABB+C+CA
49Deer Creek, AZPopulation: 15977AAD+C+CBA
50Casa Grande, AZPopulation: 47,67577AA+DBCCA
51Sun City, AZPopulation: 37,84177AA+DB+CCA
52Oracle, AZPopulation: 3,82977DB+B+BC+BA
53Corona de Tucson, AZPopulation: 6,43377D+D+BAB+BA
54Avondale, AZPopulation: 75,29877A+ADCBC+A
55Kingman, AZPopulation: 28,12577A+A+DBCCB+
56Casas Adobes, AZPopulation: 68,47577B+CD+ABBA
57New River, AZPopulation: 13,02477DDB+AB+AA
58Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZPopulation: 6,34877AFAABAF
59Sun City West, AZPopulation: 25,31477BC+CACBA
60Whetstone, AZPopulation: 2,91477DA+B+BC+CA
61Sahuarita, AZPopulation: 24,64377FD+AABBA
62Tucson, AZPopulation: 521,69577A+B+FBCC+A
63Marana, AZPopulation: 34,52077DD+BABBA
64Citrus Park, AZPopulation: 4,05277FDAAB+AA
65Padre Ranchitos, AZPopulation: 15077DA+CA+CCA
66Sun Lakes, AZPopulation: 13,86877CDBAC+B+A
67Safford, AZPopulation: 9,54977B+AD+C+CC+A
68Lazy Y U, AZPopulation: 46177FC+B+AB+AB+
69Saddlebrooke, AZPopulation: 9,10377FFAA+BAA
70Fort Mohave, AZPopulation: 14,37676BAD+BCBA
71Morenci, AZPopulation: 2,06176DA+CABCA
72El Mirage, AZPopulation: 31,00176B+A+CCC+CA
73Chino Valley, AZPopulation: 10,79876BACBCBB
74Flagstaff, AZPopulation: 65,66076A+DD+B+C+B+C
75Bisbee, AZPopulation: 5,59176AA+FBD+C+A
76Bryce, AZPopulation: 17676FA+CA+C+B+A
77San Tan Valley, AZPopulation: 77,46576BB+DB+BCA
78Sedona, AZPopulation: 10,13176A+FBAC+AF
79Benson, AZPopulation: 5,10176AA+D+C+D+D+A
80Green Valley, AZPopulation: 22,05076CCCACBA
81Summerhaven, AZPopulation: 3276FA+CA+D+CA
82Eagar, AZPopulation: 4,86876C+BC+B+C+BB
83Round Valley, AZPopulation: 56076FC+B+A+BAA
84Black Canyon City, AZPopulation: 2,14876DAB+B+CC+A
85Williams, AZPopulation: 3,01476A+B+D+BCBC
86Nogales, AZPopulation: 20,85876A+A+BFDCA
87Catalina, AZPopulation: 7,93276C+C+CB+C+BA
88Joseph City, AZPopulation: 1,19075FA+B+AC+CC+
89Clacks Canyon, AZPopulation: 17175FC+C+ABAB+
90Youngtown, AZPopulation: 6,08175AA+D+CCCA
91Snowflake, AZPopulation: 5,55975B+B+D+AC+C+C
92Whispering Pines, AZPopulation: 8075A+ACA+D+CF
93Cienega Springs, AZPopulation: 2,14575FAB+BCC+A
94Fort Valley, AZPopulation: 1,02775FFA+AB+AC
95Mohave Valley, AZPopulation: 2,70575FAB+BBCA
96Patagonia, AZPopulation: 60375CA+CBCC+A
97Williamson, AZPopulation: 6,28675FDAABAB
98Icehouse Canyon, AZPopulation: 70675C+BD+B+D+BA
99Tonto Basin, AZPopulation: 1,05475FAABCC+A
100Tombstone, AZPopulation: 1,40175CA+BC+FD+A
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