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+CAAB+B+A
2Scottsdale, AZPopulation: 219,86784A+DBABAA
3Carefree, AZPopulation: 3,39184B+FA+A+B+A+A
4Paradise Valley, AZPopulation: 13,02583B+FAA+A+A+A
5Cave Creek, AZPopulation: 5,04183AFAA+B+A+A
6Fountain Hills, AZPopulation: 22,67883A+DB+AB+AA
7Litchfield Park, AZPopulation: 5,17383A+DAAB+B+A
8Maricopa, AZPopulation: 41,62683B+AB+B+BC+A
9Tubac, AZPopulation: 1,01183BDA+A+BAA
10Peoria, AZPopulation: 154,56683ABBB+BBA
11Surprise, AZPopulation: 115,00782ABB+B+BBA
12Chandler, AZPopulation: 237,45682A+CBABB+A
13Oro Valley, AZPopulation: 40,85782ADB+A+BB+A
14Valle Vista, AZPopulation: 2,24382AA+B+B+CC+B+
15Thatcher, AZPopulation: 4,80082C+AAB+BBA
16Mesa, AZPopulation: 443,87581A+ACBC+BA
17Goodyear, AZPopulation: 64,71481B+C+BB+BBA
18Buckeye, AZPopulation: 50,11581B+AB+C+BC+A
19Queen Creek, AZPopulation: 25,84981AD+CAB+B+A
20Anthem, AZPopulation: 23,12581AD+C+AB+B+A
21Tempe, AZPopulation: 164,13980A+BDB+C+BA
22East Globe, AZPopulation: 9080AACA+D+CA
23Wickenburg, AZPopulation: 6,52580AA+C+BCBA
24Phoenix, AZPopulation: 1,462,36880A+ADC+C+BA
25Lake Havasu City, AZPopulation: 52,69679A+CBB+CBA
26Glendale, AZPopulation: 229,33179A+ADBC+BA
27Sierra Vista, AZPopulation: 44,77479B+B+D+ABBA
28Huachuca City, AZPopulation: 2,06879DA+A+BCCA
29Sunwest, AZPopulation: 579B+ACA+D+CA
30Gold Canyon, AZPopulation: 10,23279CD+B+ABB+A
31Catalina Foothills, AZPopulation: 51,31979D+FB+A+B+AA
32Rincon Valley, AZPopulation: 4,68379FDAA+AAA
33Prescott, AZPopulation: 39,91679A+CCACB+B
34Oracle, AZPopulation: 3,82979DAB+BC+BA
35Prescott Valley, AZPopulation: 38,56879BABBCBB
36Florence, AZPopulation: 25,86679B+A+A+FCCA
37Casas Adobes, AZPopulation: 68,47578B+C+D+ABBA
38Pima, AZPopulation: 2,86078CA+BB+C+CA
39Rio Verde, AZPopulation: 1,78878FFA+A+AA+A
40Tanque Verde, AZPopulation: 16,87178FDB+A+B+AA
41Tucson, AZPopulation: 521,69578A+AFBCC+A
42Sun City West, AZPopulation: 25,31478BBCACBA
43Corona de Tucson, AZPopulation: 6,43378D+D+BAB+BA
44Green Valley, AZPopulation: 22,05078CB+CACBA
45Sahuarita, AZPopulation: 24,64378FCAABBA
46Sonoita, AZPopulation: 79778DDB+A+BAA
47Page, AZPopulation: 7,27378AAFB+BBB
48Sun City, AZPopulation: 37,84178AA+DB+CCA
49Casa Grande, AZPopulation: 47,67578AA+DBCCA
50Catalina, AZPopulation: 7,93278C+B+CB+C+BA
51Parker, AZPopulation: 3,12578AABD+CC+A
52Kingman, AZPopulation: 28,12578A+A+DBCCB+
53Avondale, AZPopulation: 75,29878A+A+DCBC+A
54New River, AZPopulation: 13,02478DDB+AB+AA
55San Tan Valley, AZPopulation: 77,46577BA+DB+BCA
56Marana, AZPopulation: 34,52077DCBABBA
57Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZPopulation: 6,34877AFAABAF
58Whetstone, AZPopulation: 2,91477DA+B+BC+CA
59Safford, AZPopulation: 9,54977B+A+D+C+CC+A
60Deer Creek, AZPopulation: 15977AB+D+C+CBA
61Eagar, AZPopulation: 4,86877C+AC+B+C+BB
62Morenci, AZPopulation: 2,06177DA+CABCA
63Icehouse Canyon, AZPopulation: 70677C+AD+B+D+BA
64Fort Mohave, AZPopulation: 14,37677BAD+BCBA
65Flagstaff, AZPopulation: 65,66077A+D+D+B+C+B+C
66Williams, AZPopulation: 3,01477A+AD+BCBC
67Sun Lakes, AZPopulation: 13,86877CDBAC+B+A
68Elgin, AZPopulation: 18577FFB+A+BA+A
69Citrus Park, AZPopulation: 4,05277FDAAB+AA
70Saddlebrooke, AZPopulation: 9,10377FDAA+BAA
71Black Canyon City, AZPopulation: 2,14877DA+B+B+CC+A
72Chino Valley, AZPopulation: 10,79877BA+CBCBB
73El Mirage, AZPopulation: 31,00177B+A+CCC+CA
74Snowflake, AZPopulation: 5,55976B+AD+AC+C+C
75Bisbee, AZPopulation: 5,59176AA+FBD+C+A
76Washington Park, AZPopulation: 10976ADB+A+C+AF
77Tonto Basin, AZPopulation: 1,05476FA+ABCC+A
78Sedona, AZPopulation: 10,13176A+DBAC+AF
79Benson, AZPopulation: 5,10176AA+D+C+D+D+A
80Lake of the Woods, AZPopulation: 4,76276BAC+BCBC
81Joseph City, AZPopulation: 1,19076FA+B+AC+CC+
82Whispering Pines, AZPopulation: 8076A+ACA+D+CF
83Nogales, AZPopulation: 20,85876A+A+BFDCA
84Valentine, AZPopulation: 1676FA+CA+B+CB+
85Pine Lake, AZPopulation: 8576CDC+A+C+AB+
86Hackberry, AZPopulation: 4476FDB+AA+AB+
87Red Rock, AZPopulation: 1,45576FB+B+AC+CA
88Youngtown, AZPopulation: 6,08176AA+D+CCCA
89Hotevilla-Bacavi, AZPopulation: 1,16776FA+BACCA
90Globe, AZPopulation: 7,54476AA+FC+CCA
91Mohave Valley, AZPopulation: 2,70576FA+B+BBCA
92Fort Valley, AZPopulation: 1,02776FFA+AB+AC
93Apache Junction, AZPopulation: 35,66376AA+DC+CD+A
94Vail, AZPopulation: 9,81675FD+C+AB+B+A
95Patagonia, AZPopulation: 60375CA+CBCC+A
96Tonopah, AZPopulation: 1775DACA+D+CA
97Pinion Pines, AZPopulation: 28475FFB+B+A+AB+
98Payson, AZPopulation: 15,20575A+B+CBCBF
99Williamson, AZPopulation: 6,28675FDAABAB
100Tombstone, AZPopulation: 1,40175CA+BC+FD+A
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