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Best Places To Live Near Central, Mesa, AZ

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  • Central, Mesa, AZ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 72,445
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Dava-Lakeshore, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 1,124
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  • Optimist Park Ne, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 1,308
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  • Gilbert, AZ
  • City: 4.0mi / 6.5km away
  • Population: 226,832
  • I moved here to Gilbert 1 1/2 years ago from the East Coast. I mainly wanted to escape the snow and cold for good. I had been researching for years on where I might want to live next to better my life. …[read more]
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  • Cyprus Southwest, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 1,972
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  • Chandler, AZ
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 242,131
  • Entertainment and dining, friendly ness of residents, ease of traffic, ease of getting from one point to another, customer service in public services agencies…[read more]
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  • Camelot Village, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.5mi / 13.7km away
  • Population: 1,544
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  • Alta Mira, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 1,433
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  • Lindon Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Duskfire, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.9mi / 17.5km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • McClintock, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.1mi / 13.0km away
  • Population: 1,112
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  • Peterson Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Optimist Park Nw, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.5mi / 13.7km away
  • Population: 1,150
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  • Optimist Park Sw, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 1,122
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  • Optimist Park Se, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 985
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  • Northeast, Mesa, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 87,776
  • I lived in Northeast Mesa AZ for 15 years- from the time I was three until the time I was 18. My parents still live in Northeast Mesa AZ and I frequently visit this area of the valley to catch up with…[read more]
80
  • Evergreen, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 1,223
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  • Tempe Gardens, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 779
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  • Tempe Royal Estates, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 3,827
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  • Rural-Geneva, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 1,078
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  • Tally Ho Farms, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.9mi / 17.5km away
  • Population: 583
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  • Kyrene-Superstition, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 1,456
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  • Southeast, Mesa, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 108,201
  • When you drive through southeast Mesa the beige stucco homes with terra cotta tile roofs are attractive. The hot pink bougainvillea blooms cascading over the stucco walls provide a cool oasis in the hot…[read more]
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  • Queen Creek, AZ
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 30,849
  • queen creek has been split into san tan valley also, but they're pretty much the same. traffic was bad but has only gotten worse since they are building a new subdivision on every open plot of land, u…[read more]
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  • Sunset, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 11.1mi / 17.9km away
  • Population: 2,681
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  • Tally Ho Farms North, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 490
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  • University Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 2,069
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  • Broadmor, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.5mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 1,229
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  • Apache Junction, AZ
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 37,775
  • I just loved living in Apache Junction, Arizona. As part of the Phoenix metro area, Apache Junction is a community of approximately 38,000 people located just outside of Mesa, Arizona. Like every city in…[read more]
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  • Alameda-Campus, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 495
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  • North Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 123,245
  • South Scottsdale is located in the southeastern portion of the Valley of the Sun. The ease of access to Phoenix, Old Scottsdale, Scottsdale and the multitude of cities that surround Phoenix has been…[read more]
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  • East Rio, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.4mi / 15.1km away
  • Population: 252
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  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 13,833
  • The best areas in Paradise Valley, AZ are Dolphinaris where you can get close to and swim with dolphins. You can visit the Phoenix Mountains Preserve that consists of Piestewa Peak, Camelback Mountain…[read more]
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  • Mitchell Park East, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.1mi / 11.5km away
  • Population: 652
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  • Brentwood-Cavalier, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 492
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  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.7km away
  • Population: 234,495
  • My ex and I lived in Scottsdale for 14 years raising our 2 children from babies to teenagers. Our first home was a condo in the central Scottsdale area which was convenient for runs along the canal and…[read more]
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  • Fountain Hills, AZ
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 23,863
  • When I lived in Fountain Hills Az, I was living with my Sister who had a high-paying executive job with a hospital. Fountain Hills is a beautiful place to live and I loved every minute it. Now keep in…[read more]
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  • Gold Canyon, AZ
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 9,616
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  • Mesa, AZ
  • City: 3.9mi / 6.2km away
  • Population: 470,456
  • My $1,000.00 bike was stolen three feet from my hotel room door at Windemere Hotel & Convention Center, 5750 E Main, Mesa, AZ 85205 on January 1, 2019. The heavy duty security cord was cut. Our car was…[read more]
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  • Duskfire II, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 11.6mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 362
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  • Raintree, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 437
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  • Mach 8, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 1,825
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  • Paradise Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 178,412
  • Four decades ago me and three other friends, purchased and subdivided a five acre plot; each of us taking an acre and a quarter. It was located on FanFol Drive about a quarter mile from the corner of…[read more]
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  • Shalimar, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 633
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  • South Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 11.6mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 94,134
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  • Clark Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.4mi / 16.7km away
  • Population: 510
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  • Ahwatukee Foothills, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.9mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 79,838
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  • Warner Estates, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.9mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 508
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  • Ntna-Canal Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 768
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  • Ntna-College, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 2,884
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  • Estate La Colina, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 586

Listed above are the best places to live in Central, Mesa, 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 - Central, Mesa, AZ, followed by the best places to live near Central, Mesa, AZ, sorted by Livability Score.

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