Best Places To Live In Arizona 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Carefree, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,445
85
  • Gilbert, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 223,131
85
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 223,519
84
  • Cave Creek, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,014
84
  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,243
84
  • Peoria, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 160,231
84
  • Surprise, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 121,648
84
  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,122
84
  • Fountain Hills, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,051
83
  • Chandler, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 245,231
83
  • Queen Creek, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 28,529
83
  • Oro Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,493
83
  • Tubac, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,256
82
  • Buckeye, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 54,927
82
  • Mesa, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 452,091
82
  • Goodyear, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 70,148
81
  • Wickenburg, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,629
81
  • Beaver Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 173
81
  • Tempe, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 166,975
81
  • Thatcher, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,894
81
  • Gold Canyon, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,392
81
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,490,758
80
  • Sedona, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,092
80
  • Anthem, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,995
80
  • Lake Havasu City, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 52,827
80
  • Rio Verde, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,102
80
  • East Globe, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 137
80
  • Maricopa, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,388
80
  • Glendale, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 231,978
80
  • Village of Oak Creek (Big Park), AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,341
80
  • Sun City West, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,066
80
  • Deer Creek, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 245
80
  • Avondale, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 77,912
79
  • Florence, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,513
79
  • Pima, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,270
79
  • Oracle, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,887
79
  • Green Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,519
79
  • Sierra Vista, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,365
79
  • El Mirage, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,600
79
  • Tombstone, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,674
79
  • Safford, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,574
79
  • Prescott, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,130
79
  • Willcox, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,698
78
  • Bisbee, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,475
78
  • Citrus Park, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,379
78
  • Tucson, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 525,031
78
  • Morenci, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,550
78
  • Prescott Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,575
78
  • Kearny, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,394
78
  • Tanque Verde, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,411
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Arizona for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Arizona is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Arizona has a population of 6,561,516 and a population density of 57.5 people per square mile. The capital city is Phoenix and the largest city in Arizona is Phoenix. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.