Population: 72,445Median home value: $156,165 78 Ranks better than 89% of areas
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A+ Central Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Central Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Arizona
928% less expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Central cost of living
C+ Central Crime Total crime is 42% lower than Arizona
Total crime
1,97428% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5128% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-12%Year over year crime is down
Central crime
D+ Central Employment Household income is 8% higher than Arizona
Median household income
$55,425equal to the US average
Income per capita
$24,80217% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%equal to the US average
Central employment
B Central Housing Home value is 12% lower than Arizona
Median home value
$156,16515% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$79416% lower than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Central real estate or Central rentals
F Central Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Arizona
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
38%24% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Mesa K-12 schools or Mesa colleges

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Compare Mesa, AZ Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Mesa, AZ

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Dava-Lakeshore, Tempe879.51,124
Cyprus Southwest, Tempe859.11,972
Sunset, Tempe8411.12,681
Alta Mira, Tempe849.81,433
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Optimist Park Nw, Tempe838.51,150
Optimist Park Ne, Tempe8381,308
Optimist Park Sw, Tempe838.61,122
McClintock, Tempe828.11,112

Best Cities Near Mesa, AZ

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Gilbert, AZ844226,832
Chandler, AZ8310.1242,131
Peoria, AZ8029.7158,677
Carefree, AZ7929.93,580
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Queen Creek, AZ7913.530,849
Scottsdale, AZ7811234,495
Mesa, AZ773.9470,456
Anthem, AZ7736.822,571
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