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Best Places To Live In Goodyear, AZ

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  • Goodyear, AZ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 72,629
  • Theres food and regular shopping but zero night life and zero fun things to do. This place is basically homes upon homes. This place has maxed out in the people to jo s ratio. Only bare amenities and…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Peoria, AZ
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 158,677
  • I've lived in and around Peoria for 15 years. 10-15 years ago, It was my favorite suburb of Phoenix. It's still one of my faves in the area, but the entire Phoenix metro area has drastically changed, and…[read more]
77
  • Surprise, AZ
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 127,492
  • At TEAM 4 Kids Pediatric Therapy, we cleverly disguise therapy as a play to create a fun and rewarding environment for your child to learn and grow! Our services include Speech, Feeding, Occupational,…[read more]
76
  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,449
75
  • Deer Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • 22.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
75
  • Buckeye, AZ
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
74
  • Sun City West, AZ
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • 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]
73
  • Deer Creek, AZ
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 169
72
  • Avondale, AZ
  • 0.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
72
  • North Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • 18.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
71
  • Sun City, AZ
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
71
  • Santa Cruz, AZ
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
71
  • Ahwatukee Foothills, Phoenix, AZ
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 79,838
71
  • Glendale, AZ
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
70
  • El Mirage, AZ
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • 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]
70
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,555,324
  • PROS: -People dont realize how spoiled they are here with how awesome the roads and highways system. I just recently went home to Dallas and had to remind myself of how easy it is to get around here.…[read more]
70
  • Encanto, Phoenix, AZ
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
68
  • Goodyear Village, AZ
  • 0 miles away (City)
  • Population: 253
66
  • South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
65
  • Komatke, AZ
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,251
65
  • Citrus Park, AZ
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,832
65
  • Central City, Phoenix, AZ
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
64
  • Laveen, Phoenix, AZ
  • 12 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 55,112
  • You would have to be insane to pay over $230k for ANYTHING in Laveen (47 mile area within South Phoenix) w/out acreage. First, this was known gang territory for decades. There was an attempt to develop…[read more]
64
  • Maryvale, Phoenix, AZ
  • 9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
61
  • Estrella, Phoenix, AZ
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 90,255
61
  • Tolleson, AZ
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,985
61
  • Youngtown, AZ
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,563
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  • Alahambra, Phoenix, AZ
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 134,116
  • I don’t know how old the reviews on here are or why the people chose to be so nice about them, but in all honesty this neighborhood is worse than Compton in California. It makes Compton look like a…[read more]
46
  • Gila Crossing, AZ
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 848

Listed above are the best places to live in Goodyear, AZ for 2020. 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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