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Best Places To Live Near Central City, Phoenix, AZ

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  • Central City, Phoenix, AZ
  • Your matching location
  • 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]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Sunset, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 5.2mi / 8.3km away
  • Population: 2,681
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  • Gilbert, AZ
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km 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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  • Dava-Lakeshore, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 1,124
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  • Tempe Gardens, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.2mi / 11.7km away
  • Population: 779
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  • Chandler, AZ
  • City: 15.5mi / 24.9km 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]
83
  • Lindon Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Duskfire, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Camelot Village, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.0mi / 16.0km away
  • Population: 1,544
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  • Peterson Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 5.6mi / 9.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Alta Mira, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 11.1mi / 17.8km away
  • Population: 1,433
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  • Peoria, AZ
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.7km away
  • Population: 158,677
  • Are you 50+ years of age? Are you a republican? Do you love drinking, baseball & football? Do you enjoy 120-degree weather? Do you want mom & pop shops to die? If you said yes to any of these, then…[read more]
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  • Jen Tilly Terrace, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.3mi / 11.8km away
  • Population: 1,300
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  • Optimist Park Ne, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 1,308
79
  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 5,449
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  • Tally Ho Farms, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 583
79
  • Surprise, AZ
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • 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]
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  • Goodyear, AZ
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Optimist Park Se, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 985
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  • North Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.9mi / 28.8km 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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  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km 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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  • East Rio, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.0mi / 11.3km away
  • Population: 252
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  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.5km 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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  • Clark Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 6.0mi / 9.7km away
  • Population: 510
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  • Tally Ho Farms North, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 490
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  • Shalimar, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 633
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  • Fountain Hills, AZ
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.9km 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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  • Cyprus Southwest, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.0mi / 12.8km away
  • Population: 1,972
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  • Daley Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 495
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  • Brentwood-Cavalier, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.3mi / 11.7km away
  • Population: 492
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  • McClintock, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.6mi / 13.8km away
  • Population: 1,112
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  • Mesa, AZ
  • City: 12.4mi / 19.9km 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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  • Central, Mesa, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 72,445
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  • Riverside, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 5.6mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 1,763
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  • Sun City West, AZ
  • City: 24.0mi / 38.7km away
  • 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]
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  • Sun City, AZ
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • 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]
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  • Raintree, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 437
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  • Bell De Mar Crossing, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 463
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  • Optimist Park Sw, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.4mi / 15.2km away
  • Population: 1,122
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  • Paradise Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 13.2mi / 21.2km 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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  • South Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 94,134
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  • Rural-Geneva, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.7mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 1,078
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  • Superstition, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 338
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  • Ahwatukee Foothills, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 79,838
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  • Deer Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.4km away
  • 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]
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  • Evergreen, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 1,223
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  • Duskfire II, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 362
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  • Corona Del Sol, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 237
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  • Mission Ridge, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 195
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  • Glendale, AZ
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • 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]
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  • Deer Creek, AZ
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 169

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

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