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Best Places To Live In Goodyear, AZ

  • Goodyear, AZ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 72,629
  • Family & I moved to Goodyear in 2017 . Goodyear is any town usa. About as bland and suburban as it gets. No culture. No Mall. very little identity (aside from baseball & military) So why an exciting…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Peoria, AZ
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 158,677
  • Are you 50+ years of age? Are you a republican? Do you love drinking, baseball & football? Do you enjoy 120-degree weather? Do you want mom & pop shops to die? If you said yes to any of these, then…[read more]
  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 5,449
  • Surprise, AZ
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 127,492
  • The city of surprise is a beautiful place. It would not be a good place to live however. They have a young eager police force. You are taking a BIG risk driving through the city of Surprise Arizona. …[read more]
  • Deer Creek, AZ
  • City: 21.8mi / 35.0km away
  • Population: 169
  • Buckeye, AZ
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 59,310
  • Buckeye attracts new residents with relatively cheap new homes, and a seemingly low crime rate. Unfortunately the majority of the city employees don't actually live in Buckeye, and they have zero…[read more]
  • Sun City West, AZ
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 24,899
  • Sun City West is a wonderful place to live for a number of reasons. The weather is great, there are lots of sporting events to attend, and you'll never run out of great places to eat. If you want to…[read more]
  • Sun City, AZ
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 39,363
  • I love visiting the state of Arizona. Sun City Arizona is a great stop on this visit. This city is the Original Fun city!! It creates a great atmosphere for adult leisure entertainment, but also is home…[read more]
  • Ahwatukee Foothills, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.6mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 79,838
  • Deer Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 22.1mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 170,028
  • I have owned my home in the Deer Valley area for over 27 years. It sits in an area that literally had nothing around it in the 1970s, when my friends would hold drinking parties out in the middle of…[read more]
  • Glendale, AZ
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 239,943
  • I absolutely love Glendale, AZ. The city has such a friendly atmosphere, plus all of the perks of a big city, with a low cost. Moving from The Bay Area in California — Silicon Valley to be exact. I was…[read more]
  • Avondale, AZ
  • City: 0.5mi / 0.7km away
  • Population: 80,631
  • We bought our first home, here in Avondale, a little over a year ago. It's a growing city with lots of development--from both a housing, and business perspective. My neighbors are friendly, and in…[read more]
  • Goodyear Village, AZ
  • City: 0.0mi / 0.0km away
  • Population: 253
  • North Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 169,088
  • We love the peace & tranquility of North Mountain Preserve. Never believe you are in a major City. Neighbors care & help each other. Beautiful hiking biking trails. Close to everything! Never…[read more]
  • El Mirage, AZ
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.5km away
  • Population: 33,937
  • Once you get past the warm summers, living in El Mirage is actually quite enjoyable. It's not too far from Phoenix if you want to hit up a big city from time to time but still has its own unique…[read more]
  • Encanto, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 54,597
  • I lived in Encanto, Phoenix for several years during my days of being a young professional in a decently large city. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Encanto and found that it sufficiently met my needs…[read more]
  • Santa Cruz, AZ
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 0
  • Citrus Park, AZ
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 4,832
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 1,555,324
  • Phoenix is atrocious! In most every sense - vibe, culture, inclusion, amenities, opportunities, etc., etc., are barely tolerable and only available to you if you are willing to become a narrow minded…[read more]
  • South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.6mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 123,300
  • I moved to South Mountain Phoenix, Arizona when I was about five. When you grow up somewhere and it is all you know, you love it there. It is home and no matter how hot or cold it is, you think it is…[read more]
  • Maryvale, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 224,370
  • I grew up in the Maryvale Phonenix, AZ and I couldn't think of a better place to call home. I have many found memories of the business owners who always treated me kindly. I had fun with neighbors…[read more]
  • Central City, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 55,934
  • I lived in the central Phoenix area of Osborne and 28th street for several years in my early 20's. Though the crime rate is a little bit high, for a lower income family with young children, it was a fun…[read more]
  • Komatke, AZ
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 1,251
  • Youngtown, AZ
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.3km away
  • Population: 6,563
  • Laveen, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 12.0mi / 19.3km away
  • Population: 55,112
  • Laveen is changing rapidly thanks to the new 202 freeway. We have lived here 16 years and have seen many changes. The schools are improving. Vista Del Sur Traditional is one of the best schools in the…[read more]
  • Tolleson, AZ
  • City: 5.9mi / 9.5km away
  • Population: 6,985
  • Estrella, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.5mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 90,255
  • Alahambra, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.4mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 134,116
  • I read a review on here that gave this neighborhood a terrible review, but they also mentioned that they lived here in 2016. I do not know how it was 5 years ago, but the last 2 years have been decent. I…[read more]
  • Gila Crossing, AZ
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 848

Listed above are the best places to live in Goodyear, AZ for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Goodyear, AZ, followed by the best places to live near Goodyear, AZ, sorted by Livability Score.

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