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Alahambra Livability #7 ranked neighborhood in Phoenix#178 ranked neighborhood in ArizonaRanks better than 82% of areas

Phoenix, AZ - The Valley of the Sun

Living in Phoenix, AZ, known as 'The Valley of the Sun,' offers a vibrant desert lifestyle that is both unique and appealing. Located in central Arizona, Phoenix is a large city known for its stunning desert landscapes and vibrant communities. Major nearby cities like Scottsdale and Tempe enhance its status as a central hub in the region. Phoenix's mix of natural beauty and urban amenities creates a distinctive living experience.

Phoenix is home to several landmarks that highlight its unique character, including Camelback Mountain, which offers breathtaking hiking trails and scenic views, the Desert Botanical Garden, showcasing the diverse plant life of the desert, and the Heard Museum, dedicated to the art and culture of Native Americans in the Southwest. The city offers a variety of attractions, including the Phoenix Zoo and the Musical Instrument Museum, which are perfect for family outings. Phoenix's dining scene features Southwestern cuisine and a diverse array of culinary options that cater to all tastes.

Events such as the Arizona State Fair and the Phoenix Film Festival highlight the city's dynamic cultural calendar and provide unique entertainment opportunities for residents and visitors. These events celebrate Phoenix's rich cultural heritage and community spirit. Major institutions like Arizona State University enhance the city's educational and cultural landscape, contributing to a thriving intellectual community and offering a wide range of educational opportunities.

The arts and culture scene in Phoenix is diverse and dynamic, with numerous galleries, theaters, and music venues offering a variety of cultural experiences. The Phoenix Art Museum and the Orpheum Theatre are just a few of the cultural landmarks that showcase the city's commitment to the arts. Living in Phoenix provides ample opportunities to engage with art, music, and outdoor activities, making it an exciting place to call home.

Phoenix’s community is known for its warm and friendly atmosphere, creating a welcoming environment for newcomers. The city is home to professional sports teams like the Suns (NBA), Cardinals (NFL), and Diamondbacks (MLB), offering year-round excitement for sports fans. Major industries in Phoenix include technology, manufacturing, and tourism, with significant employers like Intel and Honeywell driving economic growth and innovation. Public transit options include Valley Metro buses and light rail. Phoenix experiences a desert climate with hot summers and mild winters, allowing for a comfortable year-round outdoor lifestyle.

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      Alahambra transportation information

      Statistic Alahambra Phoenix Arizona
      Average one way commuten/a26min25min
      Workers who drive to work69.6%72.9%76.7%
      Workers who carpool14.0%12.2%10.9%
      Workers who take public transit6.5%2.7%2.0%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%0.6%1.0%
      Workers who walk2.5%1.5%2.0%
      Working from home3.8%8.3%5.7%
      Source: The Alahambra, Phoenix, AZ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).