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Best Places To Live In Santa Cruz, AZ

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  • Santa Cruz, AZ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 0
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Sunset, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 2,681
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  • Dava-Lakeshore, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 16.3mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 1,124
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  • Tempe Gardens, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 779
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  • Chandler, AZ
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km 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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  • Lindon Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Duskfire, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Camelot Village, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 1,544
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  • Peterson Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: n/a
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  • Alta Mira, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 16.0mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 1,433
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  • Jen Tilly Terrace, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 1,300
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  • Optimist Park Ne, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 1,308
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  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.2km away
  • Population: 5,449
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  • Tally Ho Farms, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 583
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  • Goodyear, AZ
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 72,629
  • Family & I moved to Goodyear in 2017 . Goodyear is any town usa. About as bland and suburban as it gets. No culture. No Mall. very little identity (aside from baseball & military) So why an exciting…[read more]
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  • Optimist Park Se, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 985
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  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.3km 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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  • Maricopa, AZ
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 45,473
  • Maricopa is a growing, vibrant community, trying to find it's way from tiny farming community to suburban village/town - much as the City of Chandler was doing just a few short year ago. This means…[read more]
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  • East Rio, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 252
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  • Clark Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.4mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 510
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  • Tally Ho Farms North, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 490
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  • Shalimar, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.9mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 633
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  • Cyprus Southwest, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 1,972
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  • Daley Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 495
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  • Brentwood-Cavalier, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 492
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  • McClintock, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 1,112
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  • Riverside, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 1,763
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  • Mesa, AZ
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.6km 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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  • Raintree, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.2mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 437
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  • Bell De Mar Crossing, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 463
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  • Optimist Park Sw, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 1,122
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  • Ahwatukee Foothills, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 79,838
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  • South Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 23.3mi / 37.5km away
  • Population: 94,134
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  • Rural-Geneva, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 1,078
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  • Superstition, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.2mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 338
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  • Evergreen, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 19.4mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 1,223
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  • Duskfire II, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 362
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  • Corona Del Sol, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 237
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  • Mission Ridge, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 195
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  • Optimist Park Nw, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 1,150
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  • Knoell Gardens, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 14.9mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 284
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  • Wood Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 4,260
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  • Alameda-Campus, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 495
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  • Avondale, AZ
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 80,631
  • We bought our first home, here in Avondale, a little over a year ago. It's a growing city with lots of development--from both a housing, and business perspective. My neighbors are friendly, and in…[read more]
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  • Goodyear Village, AZ
  • City: 18.1mi / 29.1km away
  • Population: 253
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  • Tempe Royal Estates, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 3,827
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  • Tempe, AZ
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 174,708
  • I lived here back in 2006, back then I think we lived in a bad area of Tempe. Believe it was off Hardy Dr. South at the Standard Apartments, not the best but it worked. Bunch of drug dealers were always…[read more]
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  • NTNA-Cavalier Hills, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 20.0mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 657
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  • Ntna-West Rio, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 778
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  • University Park, Tempe, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 18.1mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 2,069
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  • Sun Lakes, AZ
  • City: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 14,828
  • This is a quiet city, and there are a few places to visit. The neighborhoods are arranged in country club style, and there are plenty of golf courses. Each community has a fitness center, restaurant and…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Santa Cruz, AZ for 2021. 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 - Santa Cruz, AZ, followed by the best places to live near Santa Cruz, AZ, sorted by Livability Score.

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