Livability Score

69
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities B+

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (4) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Nutrition Boulevard
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
The Broken Yolk Cafe
Coffee Shop
Black Rock Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Dutch Bros. Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Red Mountain Cafe
Coffee Shop
Hola Nutrition
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Swig n' Sweets
Coffee Shop
Coffee Rush
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Crackers & Co Café
Coffee Shop
Salt River Bistro
Coffee Shop
Black Rock Coffee
Coffee Shop
Gabriella's Kitchen
Coffee Shop
Dulce Churro Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Echo Espresso
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (10) F
The Fuse Box
Nightclub
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Stadium
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AMF - Mesa Lanes
Bowling Alley
East Valley Children's Theatre
Theatre Arts
Mesa Aquatic Complex
Water Park
Stage
Theatre Arts
Jake's Unlimited
Bowling Alley
Fat Cats - Gilbert
Cinema
Brimhall Aquatic Complex
Water Park
AMC Mesa Grand 14
Cinema
Engine 2355
Attraction
Pioneer Park Water Wall and Splash Pad
Water Park
Silver Star Theater
Theatre Arts
Kino Aquatic Center
Water Park
Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum
Museum
Frame of Mind
Art Gallery
Stapley Aquatic Center
Water Park
Mesa Historical Museum
Museum
Mesa Arts Center
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (62) A-
Alans Beer & Wine
Alcohol
Whataburger
Fast Food
Giant Hamburgers
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
7 Plus Water
Beverages
Simpleton's Restaurant & Bar
Bar
Jack in the Box
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Filiberto's
Fast Food
19th Donut Hole
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Bar
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Water N Ice
Beverages
Jack in the Box
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
Hungry Howie's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Papa Murphy's
Fast Food
Los Favoritos Taco Shop
Fast Food
Lindsay Water & Ice
Beverages
Del Taco
Fast Food
Sonic
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Gyro House Mesa
Fast Food
The Grid: Games & Growlers
Bar
Fitness (18) C-
Planet Fitness
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
CalFit CoreFit
Gym
Yoga Pulse Studio
Gym
Jabz Boxing
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Jazzercise
Gym
Personally Fit 4 You
Gym
Rock Steady Boxing
Gym
The UpLift Center
Community Centre
Pure Barre
Gym
Orangetheory Fitness
Gym
Parm Strong Fitness
Gym
Life Designed Fitness
Gym
EōS Fitness
Gym
Gymnasium
Gym
Spartan Nation
Gym
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EōS Fitness
Gym
Club Pilates
Gym
Power Core Plus
Gym
Fit Body Boot Camp
Gym
Groceries (16) B
East Valley Cake Decorating Supply
Bakery
Fry's Food and Drug
Grocery Store
Safeway
Grocery Store
Whole Grain Natural Bread Co.
Bakery
La Guadalupana Bakery
Bakery
Albertsons
Grocery Store
Mercado Y Carniceria El Rancho
Grocery Store
Sassy's Cafe & Bakery
Bakery
Midwestern Meats
Butcher
Lesley's Creative Cakes
Bakery
AJ's Fine Foods
Grocery Store
Fry's Marketplace
Grocery Store
Original ChopShop
Grocery Store
Walmart Neighborhood Market
Grocery Store
Food City
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Pescaderia El Puerto de Guaymas 2
Seafood
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Natural Grocers
Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Killian Beef
Butcher
Carniceria La Constancia
Butcher
El Super
Grocery Store
Chunk Cookies
Bakery
Parks (129) A+
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
Meadowgreen Park
Park
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Playground
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Park
Kids Empire
Playground
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Countryside Park
Park
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Park
Shops (128) A+
Boost Mobile
Electronics
Luis Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Lavern Nails & Spa
Beauty
Firefly Crossing
Interior Decoration
Metro by T-Mobile
Electronics
Muebleria More 4 Less Furniture
Furniture
Seat Covers Unlimited
Furniture
Chevron
Convenience Store
Shoe Depot
Shoes
Melrose Family Fashions
Department Store
Big Lots
Department Store
Ross
Department Store
Lindsay Home & Hardware
Home Improvement
QuikTrip
Convenience Store
The Home Depot
Home Improvement
Circle K
Convenience Store
Circle K
Convenience Store
Vanity Nail Bar
Beauty
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Convenience Store
Tijeras Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Dragonstar Books & Gifts
Books
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Golden Rule Salon
Hairdresser
Divine Hair Design
Hairdresser
Kim Nails
Beauty
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 3.1% take public transportation in Central.
Public Transit Stops (60)
Stops & Stations
A+
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Southern/Los Alamos
Bus Stop
Southern/32nd Street
Bus Stop
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Southern/Lindsay
Bus Stop
Southern/32nd Street
Bus Stop
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Southern/Lindsay
Bus Stop
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Southern/Val Vista Greens
Bus Stop
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Southern/Dana Ranch Villas
Bus Stop
Southern/Lyn Rae Square
Bus Stop
Southern/Val Vista
Bus Stop
Southern/Lindsay Park
Bus Stop
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Southern/Val Vista
Bus Stop
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Southern/24th Street
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Southern/24th Street
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
3.1%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Central is 103/100 - which is 2% higher than Arizona.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C+
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crime C-

Central crime rates are 1,867 per 100k, which is 25% lower than Arizona
Property Crime
1,453 crimes per 100k
B-
Violent Crime
414 crimes per 100k
D+
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employment C-

The median income in Central is $55,425 - which is 8% higher than Arizona.
Med. Household Income
$55,425
D
Unemployment Rate
4.7%
F
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health F

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (44)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
D-
The East Valley Center for Pulmonary & Sleep Disorders
Clinic
Doctors of Smiles
Dentist
Comfort Dental
Dentist
Banner Urgent Care
Clinic
Rauch Family Dentistry
Dentist
Arizona Urology Specialists
Clinic
Safeway
Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Central Arizona Medical Associates
Clinic
FastMed Urgent Care
Clinic
Mesa Family Dentistry
Dentist
Family First Physicians
Clinic
Mountain View Family Dental
Dentist
Clinica Hispana de Mesa
Clinic
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Mesa AZ Health & Wellness
Clinic
Mesa Fire Station 206
Fire Station
Mesa Fire Station 210
Fire Station
AZ Laser Clinic
Clinic
Planned Parenthood
Clinic
Mesa Family Dentistry
Dentist
Banner Urgent Care
Clinic
Modern Acupuncture
Clinic
Mesa Fire & Medical Station 205
Fire Station
Fresenius Kidney Care
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Central home prices are $156,165 - which is 12% lower than Arizona
Home Price
$156,165
C-
Home Appreciation Rate
N/A
C
Home Affordability
2.8x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools C

The Central graduation rate is 83% - which is 1% higher than Arizona
School Test Scores
44%
F
High School Grad. Rates
83%
C-
Elementary Schools (13) F
Irving Elementary School
Montessori Education Centre Charter School - Mesa
Pilgrim Lutheran School
Johnson Elementary School
Robson Elementary School
Porter Elementary School
Highland Elementary School
Longfellow Elementary School
Field Elementary School
Franklin East Elementary School
Eagle College Preparatory School- Mesa
Kindercare Learning Center
Christ The King School
Montessori Education Centre Charter School - North Campus
Entz Elementary School
Lindbergh Elementary School
Hawthorne Elementary School
Keller Elementary School
Montessori International School
Hale Elementary School
East Valley Academy
Franklin At Brimhall Elementary
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Arete
Lowell Elementary School
Great Hearts Academies - Arete Prep
High Schools (8) A+
Evit - Taylor Junior High
Taylor Junior High School
Sun Valley High School
Poston Junior High School
Evit - Poston Junior High
Academy With Community Partners
Mesa High School
Evit - Mountain View High School
Mountain View High School
Franklin Junior High School
Great Hearts Academies - Arete Prep
Redeemer Christian School
Evit - Mesa Junior High
Learning Foundation
Vista Grove Preparatory Academy Middle School
Faith Christian School
Eduprize School Gilbert
Sequoia Secondary School
Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Deaf School
Sequoia Choice School Arizona Distance Learning School
Evit - Kino Junior High
Evit - Stapley Junior High
Stapley Junior High School
Heritage Academy
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ratings C+

Central has an overall rating of 65% from 3 reviews.
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      B+ Amenities

      Are there many local amenities in Central? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

      Parks

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      Entertainment

      The Fuse Box
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      Food & Drink

      Alans Beer & Wine
      Whataburger
      Giant Hamburgers
      Taco Bell
      7 Plus Water
      Simpleton's Restaurant & Bar
      Jack in the Box
      KFC

      A+ Commute

      Is public transit available in Central? Of all people who commute, 3.1% take public transportation in Central.
      Drive to Work
      77%

      1% higher than the US average

      Take Public Transit
      3%

      1% higher than the US average

      Walk to Work
      1%

      1% lower than the US average

      A+ Health & Safety

      Is Central a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

      Hospitals

      Banner Children’s at Cardon Children’s Medical Center
      Banner Physical Therapy
      Mountain Vista Medical Center
      Arizona General Hospital
      Banner Heart Hospital
      Banner Baywood Medical Center
      KPC Promise Hospital of Phoenix
      Arizona Spine & Joint Hospital

      Pharmacies

      Walgreens
      Walgreens
      CVS Pharmacy
      Safeway
      CVS Pharmacy
      CVS Pharmacy
      Albertsons Pharmacy
      Safeway

      Doctors

      AZ Urogynecology & Pelvic Health Center
      Arizona Maxillofacial Surgeons P.C. (AZ MAX)
      Rollins & Petersen Orthodontics - Mesa
      East Mesa Family Doctors
      The Little Clinic
      Greater Phoenix Periodontics and Implants
      Valley Perinatal
      Desert Cliffs Medical Plaza