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: 208,85085B+D+A+AB+B+A
2Fountain Hills, AZPopulation: 22,67885A+DA+AB+AA
3Elgin, AZPopulation: 18584FB+A+A+BA+A
4Hackberry, AZPopulation: 4484FAA+AA+AB+
5Carefree, AZPopulation: 3,39184C+FA+A+B+A+A
6Valle Vista, AZPopulation: 2,24384AAA+B+CC+B+
7Tubac, AZPopulation: 1,01183BDA+A+BAA
8Litchfield Park, AZPopulation: 5,17383B+DA+AB+B+A
9Washington Park, AZPopulation: 10983AAA+A+C+AF
10Maricopa, AZPopulation: 41,62683C+AA+B+BC+A
11Scottsdale, AZPopulation: 219,86782B+DAABAA
12Goodyear, AZPopulation: 64,71481B+CAB+BBA
13Surprise, AZPopulation: 115,00781BC+A+B+BBA
14Chandler, AZPopulation: 237,45681ACBABB+A
15Lazy Y U, AZPopulation: 46181FAA+AB+AB+
16Paradise Valley, AZPopulation: 13,02581FFA+A+A+A+A
17Rio Verde, AZPopulation: 1,78880FDA+A+AA+A
18Rincon Valley, AZPopulation: 4,68380FDA+A+AAA
19Peoria, AZPopulation: 154,56680BC+BB+BBA
20Oro Valley, AZPopulation: 40,85780DDA+A+BB+A
21Cave Creek, AZPopulation: 5,04180DFA+A+B+A+A
22Prescott Valley, AZPopulation: 38,56880B+AABCBB
23Round Valley, AZPopulation: 56080FAA+A+BAA
24Catalina Foothills, AZPopulation: 51,31980DFA+A+B+AA
25Sonoita, AZPopulation: 79780DDA+A+BAA
26Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZPopulation: 6,34879AFA+ABAF
27Citrus Park, AZPopulation: 4,05279FDA+AB+AA
28Pima, AZPopulation: 2,86079FAA+B+C+CA
29Clacks Canyon, AZPopulation: 17179FABABAB+
30Saddlebrooke, AZPopulation: 9,10379FFA+A+BAA
31Queen Creek, AZPopulation: 25,84979C+DC+AB+B+A
32Wickenburg, AZPopulation: 6,52578CABBCBA
33Corona de Tucson, AZPopulation: 6,43378DD+B+AB+BA
34Pinion Pines, AZPopulation: 28478FDA+B+A+AB+
35Snowflake, AZPopulation: 5,55978C+B+AAC+C+C
36Mesa, AZPopulation: 443,87578BACBC+BA
37Tempe, AZPopulation: 164,13978A+C+FB+C+BA
38Lake Havasu City, AZPopulation: 52,69678CC+A+B+CBA
39Sierra Vista, AZPopulation: 44,77478C+C+C+ABBA
40Oracle, AZPopulation: 3,82978FB+A+BC+BA
41Huachuca City, AZPopulation: 2,06878DA+ABCCA
42Sedona, AZPopulation: 10,13178A+FAAC+AF
43Black Canyon City, AZPopulation: 2,14878DAA+B+CC+A
44Phoenix, AZPopulation: 1,462,36878A+AFC+C+BA
45Joseph City, AZPopulation: 1,19078FA+A+AC+CC+
46Cienega Springs, AZPopulation: 2,14577FAA+BCC+A
47Deer Creek, AZPopulation: 15977AADC+CBA
48Tanque Verde, AZPopulation: 16,87177FFA+A+B+AA
49Kearny, AZPopulation: 2,20977FAA+AC+CA
50Florence, AZPopulation: 25,86677CA+A+FCCA
51Pine Lake, AZPopulation: 8577CDBA+C+AB+
52Tombstone, AZPopulation: 1,40177CA+A+C+FD+A
53Williams, AZPopulation: 3,01477BB+ABCBC
54Kohls Ranch, AZPopulation: 3877FDA+A+C+AC+
55Casas Adobes, AZPopulation: 68,47577BCD+ABBA
56Apache Junction, AZPopulation: 35,66377BA+C+C+CD+A
57Fort Valley, AZPopulation: 1,02777FFA+AB+AC
58Thatcher, AZPopulation: 4,80077FBAB+BBA
59Whetstone, AZPopulation: 2,91477FA+A+BC+CA
60Sahuarita, AZPopulation: 24,64376FD+A+ABBA
61Gold Canyon, AZPopulation: 10,23276FDA+ABB+A
62East Globe, AZPopulation: 9076ADA+A+D+CA
63Golden Shores, AZPopulation: 1,87576DA+A+BDCA
64El Mirage, AZPopulation: 31,00176C+A+BCC+CA
65Arivaca Junction, AZPopulation: 1,07276FAA+CCCA
66Willow Valley, AZPopulation: 1,72776DA+A+CD+C+A
67Casa Grande, AZPopulation: 47,67576AA+FBCCA
68Nogales, AZPopulation: 20,85876B+A+AFDCA
69Congress, AZPopulation: 1,40076FA+A+BCCB
70Marana, AZPopulation: 34,52076FD+B+ABBA
71Sun City West, AZPopulation: 25,31476D+C+CACBA
72Red Rock, AZPopulation: 1,45576FCA+AC+CA
73Mountainaire, AZPopulation: 1,23976FDA+ABB+C
74Mohave Valley, AZPopulation: 2,70576FAA+BBCA
75Safford, AZPopulation: 9,54976BADC+CC+A
76Patagonia, AZPopulation: 60376CA+CBCC+A
77Pinetop Country Club, AZPopulation: 2,19576FDA+A+BB+C
78Yuma, AZPopulation: 93,83175ABD+CCC+A
79Buckeye, AZPopulation: 50,11575FAAC+BC+A
80Glendale, AZPopulation: 229,33175AAFBC+BA
81New River, AZPopulation: 13,02475FDA+AB+AA
82Cactus Flats, AZPopulation: 1,20875FAA+C+CCA
83Desert Hills, AZPopulation: 2,48675FA+A+D+CC+A
84Eagar, AZPopulation: 4,86875DBAB+C+BB
85Sun Lakes, AZPopulation: 13,86875FDAAC+B+A
86Mescal, AZPopulation: 1,54975FAA+BC+CA
87Icehouse Canyon, AZPopulation: 70675C+BD+B+D+BA
88Bagdad, AZPopulation: 1,86675FA+A+BBDB
89Camp Verde, AZPopulation: 10,91575B+A+ABCC+F
90Flagstaff, AZPopulation: 65,66075A+DDB+C+B+C
91Lake of the Woods, AZPopulation: 4,76275BC+B+BCBC
92Quartzsite, AZPopulation: 3,66475BA+BC+CFA
93Green Valley, AZPopulation: 22,05075DCCACBA
94Morenci, AZPopulation: 2,06175DBA+ABCA
95Window Rock, AZPopulation: 3,16575CA+B+B+CC+D
96Clifton, AZPopulation: 3,33675FA+A+C+C+DA
97Scenic, AZPopulation: 1,15475FA+A+CC+C+B+
98San Tan Valley, AZPopulation: 77,46575BB+FB+BCA
99Moccasin, AZPopulation: 13075FAD+ABBB+
100Chino Valley, AZPopulation: 10,79875D+ACBCBB
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