Located in the state of Arizona, Drexel Heights is a moderately-sized city with a population of 27,281 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Drexel Heights is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are American Indian and Alaskan and Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Drexel Heights are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 45% of the population also speak Spanish.
Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Drexel Heights could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Arizona if you know where to look. Finding the best places to live in Drexel Heights and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, weather, education and other important metrics.
With a livability score of 62/100, Drexel Heights is ranked #21,748 in the United States and #283 in Arizona. If we examine each of the categories on their own, we see that Drexel Heights ranks well for amenities (B-), cost of living (B) and weather (A-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Drexel Heights. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (F), education (F) and employment (D-).
Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Drexel Heights. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Drexel Heights are affordable. The median home price for Drexel Heights homes is $109,100, which is 38.3% lower than the Arizona average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Drexel Heights, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.3, which is 34.3% lower than the Arizona average.
|Average one way commute||28min||25min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||78.2%||76.7%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||12.9%||10.9%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||2.0%||2.0%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.1%||1.0%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||0.3%||2.0%||2.8%|
|Working from home||4.9%||5.7%||4.6%|
|Airports (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (1)||5||354|
|Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (1)||14||711|