Gila Bend 60 Average
Gila Bend Livability #149 ranked city in Arizona#17,696 ranked city in the USARanks better than 39% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Gila Bend

  • Cost Of Living

    The cost of living in this region is notably lower than the national average, encompassing everyday goods, housing, utilities, transportation and health care expenses.

  • Crime

    The crime rate is far lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. As such, it should be considered a very safe place to live when compared to other areas.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are attributed to this area, possibly pointing to a favorable home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Ratings

    Locals express favorable opinions about the proximity of everyday local amenities, parks, public transit, neighborly atmosphere, strong sense of community and the general safety of the area.

  • Amenities

    A large portion of amenities are not ideally situated within walking distance, potentially requiring residents to utilize a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Access to public transportation in this particular area may be limited, which can result in longer-than-average commute times to reach workplaces.

  • Schools

    The lower than average schools score may be influenced by below-average education levels, subpar reading and math scores and the lack of access to local elementary and high schools.

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      Gila Bend transportation information

      Statistic Gila Bend Arizona National
      Average one way commute12min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.2%76.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.9%10.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%2.0%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk6.0%2.0%2.8%
      Working from home0.0%5.7%4.6%
      Source: The Gila Bend, AZ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).