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
2Carefree, AZPopulation: 3,39185B+FA+A+B+A+A
3Paradise Valley, AZPopulation: 13,02585B+FA+A+A+A+A
4Cave Creek, AZPopulation: 5,04185AFA+A+B+A+A
5Scottsdale, AZPopulation: 219,86785A+DAABAA
6Oro Valley, AZPopulation: 40,85785ADA+A+BB+A
7Fountain Hills, AZPopulation: 22,67885A+DA+AB+AA
8Litchfield Park, AZPopulation: 5,17385A+DA+AB+B+A
9Maricopa, AZPopulation: 41,62685B+AA+B+BC+A
10Elgin, AZPopulation: 18584FB+A+A+BA+A
11Valle Vista, AZPopulation: 2,24384AAA+B+CC+B+
12Tubac, AZPopulation: 1,01183BDA+A+BAA
13Washington Park, AZPopulation: 10983AAA+A+C+AF
14Surprise, AZPopulation: 115,00783AC+A+B+BBA
15Hackberry, AZPopulation: 4482FAA+AA+AB+
16Sunwest, AZPopulation: 582B+AA+A+D+CA
17Chandler, AZPopulation: 237,45682A+CBABB+A
18Peoria, AZPopulation: 154,56682AC+BB+BBA
19Lake Havasu City, AZPopulation: 52,69682A+C+A+B+CBA
20Goodyear, AZPopulation: 64,71482B+CAB+BBA
21Buckeye, AZPopulation: 50,11582B+AAC+BC+A
22Mesa, AZPopulation: 443,87581A+ACBC+BA
23Pima, AZPopulation: 2,86081CAA+B+C+CA
24Anthem, AZPopulation: 23,12581ADBAB+B+A
25Lazy Y U, AZPopulation: 46181FAA+AB+AB+
26Queen Creek, AZPopulation: 25,84981ADC+AB+B+A
27Thatcher, AZPopulation: 4,80081C+BAB+BBA
28Wickenburg, AZPopulation: 6,52581AABBCBA
29Catalina Foothills, AZPopulation: 51,31981D+FA+A+B+AA
30Rio Verde, AZPopulation: 1,78880FDA+A+AA+A
31Rincon Valley, AZPopulation: 4,68380FDA+A+AAA
32Gold Canyon, AZPopulation: 10,23280CDA+ABB+A
33Round Valley, AZPopulation: 56080FAA+A+BAA
34Tanque Verde, AZPopulation: 16,87180FFA+A+B+AA
35Prescott Valley, AZPopulation: 38,56880BAABCBB
36Benson, AZPopulation: 5,10180AA+AC+D+D+A
37Florence, AZPopulation: 25,86680B+A+A+FCCA
38Snowflake, AZPopulation: 5,55980B+B+AAC+C+C
39Sonoita, AZPopulation: 79780DDA+A+BAA
40Sierra Vista, AZPopulation: 44,77479B+C+C+ABBA
41East Globe, AZPopulation: 9079ADA+A+D+CA
42Oracle, AZPopulation: 3,82979DB+A+BC+BA
43New River, AZPopulation: 13,02479DDA+AB+AA
44Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZPopulation: 6,34879AFA+ABAF
45Phoenix, AZPopulation: 1,462,36879A+AFC+C+BA
46Williams, AZPopulation: 3,01479A+B+ABCBC
47Whetstone, AZPopulation: 2,91479DA+A+BC+CA
48Sahuarita, AZPopulation: 24,64379FD+A+ABBA
49Tempe, AZPopulation: 164,13979A+C+FB+C+BA
50Clacks Canyon, AZPopulation: 17179FABABAB+
51Citrus Park, AZPopulation: 4,05279FDA+AB+AA
52Tonopah, AZPopulation: 1779DAA+A+D+CA
53Corona de Tucson, AZPopulation: 6,43379D+D+B+AB+BA
54Saddlebrooke, AZPopulation: 9,10379FFA+A+BAA
55Prescott, AZPopulation: 39,91678A+D+C+ACB+B
56Pinion Pines, AZPopulation: 28478FDA+B+A+AB+
57Eagar, AZPopulation: 4,86878C+BAB+C+BB
58Valentine, AZPopulation: 1678FAA+A+B+CB+
59Sun Lakes, AZPopulation: 13,86878CDAAC+B+A
60Morenci, AZPopulation: 2,06178DBA+ABCA
61Avondale, AZPopulation: 75,29878A+ADCBC+A
62Huachuca City, AZPopulation: 2,06878DA+ABCCA
63Apache Junction, AZPopulation: 35,66378AA+C+C+CD+A
64Clifton, AZPopulation: 3,33678DA+A+C+C+DA
65Sun City West, AZPopulation: 25,31478BC+CACBA
66Sedona, AZPopulation: 10,13178A+FAAC+AF
67Black Canyon City, AZPopulation: 2,14878DAA+B+CC+A
68Joseph City, AZPopulation: 1,19078FA+A+AC+CC+
69Padre Ranchitos, AZPopulation: 15077DC+A+A+CCA
70El Mirage, AZPopulation: 31,00177B+A+BCC+CA
71Cienega Springs, AZPopulation: 2,14577FAA+BCC+A
72Deer Creek, AZPopulation: 15977AADC+CBA
73Summerhaven, AZPopulation: 3277FBA+A+D+CA
74Casas Adobes, AZPopulation: 68,47577B+CD+ABBA
75Mohave Valley, AZPopulation: 2,70577FAA+BBCA
76Marana, AZPopulation: 34,52077DD+B+ABBA
77Williamson, AZPopulation: 6,28677FDA+ABAB
78Kearny, AZPopulation: 2,20977FAA+AC+CA
79El Capitan, AZPopulation: 2777FDA+A+D+A+A
80Pine Lake, AZPopulation: 8577CDBA+C+AB+
81Sun City, AZPopulation: 37,84177AA+DB+CCA
82Tombstone, AZPopulation: 1,40177CA+A+C+FD+A
83Camp Verde, AZPopulation: 10,91577A+A+ABCC+F
84Nogales, AZPopulation: 20,85877A+A+AFDCA
85Chino Valley, AZPopulation: 10,79877BACBCBB
86Fort Valley, AZPopulation: 1,02777FFA+AB+AC
87Fort Mohave, AZPopulation: 14,37676BAD+BCBA
88Safford, AZPopulation: 9,54976B+ADC+CC+A
89Green Valley, AZPopulation: 22,05076CCCACBA
90Superior, AZPopulation: 2,86976CA+AC+CDA
91Golden Shores, AZPopulation: 1,87576DA+A+BDCA
92Glendale, AZPopulation: 229,33176A+AFBC+BA
93Vail, AZPopulation: 9,81676FDB+AB+B+A
94Arivaca Junction, AZPopulation: 1,07276FAA+CCCA
95Willow Valley, AZPopulation: 1,72776DA+A+CD+C+A
96Martinez Lake, AZPopulation: 676FC+A+A+D+CA
97Congress, AZPopulation: 1,40076FA+A+BCCB
98Flagstaff, AZPopulation: 65,66076A+DDB+C+B+C
99Katherine, AZPopulation: 7876FAA+A+CCA
100Red Rock, AZPopulation: 1,45576FCA+AC+CA
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