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Best Places To Live In Surprise, AZ

  • Surprise, AZ
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 127,492
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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Peoria, AZ
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km 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]
  • Litchfield Park, AZ
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 5,449
  • Anthem, AZ
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 22,571
  • Anthem is a fun city with a rich history and appealing activities that the whole family can enjoy. Anthem Community Park is a wonderful place to visit if you want to walk along the lake, feed the ducks…[read more]
  • Deer Creek, AZ
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 169
  • Goodyear, AZ
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km 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]
  • Buckeye, AZ
  • City: 21.8mi / 35.1km away
  • Population: 59,310
  • Buckeye attracts new residents with relatively cheap new homes, and a seemingly low crime rate. Unfortunately the majority of the city employees don't actually live in Buckeye, and they have zero…[read more]
  • North Gateway, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 17,226
  • Sun City West, AZ
  • City: 3.0mi / 4.8km 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]
  • Sun City, AZ
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km 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]
  • Deer Valley, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 14.6mi / 23.5km 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]
  • Glendale, AZ
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km 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]
  • Avondale, AZ
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km 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]
  • North Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 15.6mi / 25.1km away
  • Population: 169,088
  • We love the peace & tranquility of North Mountain Preserve. Never believe you are in a major City. Neighbors care & help each other. Beautiful hiking biking trails. Close to everything! Never…[read more]
  • Goodyear Village, AZ
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 253
  • El Mirage, AZ
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 33,937
  • Once you get past the warm summers, living in El Mirage is actually quite enjoyable. It's not too far from Phoenix if you want to hit up a big city from time to time but still has its own unique…[read more]
  • New Village, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 20.2mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 5,653
  • Encanto, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 20.1mi / 32.3km away
  • Population: 54,597
  • I lived in Encanto, Phoenix for several years during my days of being a young professional in a decently large city. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Encanto and found that it sufficiently met my needs…[read more]
  • Citrus Park, AZ
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 4,832
  • Maryvale, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 12.9mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 224,370
  • I grew up in the Maryvale Phonenix, AZ and I couldn't think of a better place to call home. I have many found memories of the business owners who always treated me kindly. I had fun with neighbors…[read more]
  • Central City, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • 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]
  • South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 25.4mi / 40.9km away
  • Population: 123,300
  • I moved to South Mountain Phoenix, Arizona when I was about five. When you grow up somewhere and it is all you know, you love it there. It is home and no matter how hot or cold it is, you think it is…[read more]
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 1,555,324
  • I have lived in Phoenix for 5 years. I love it and there are very few places I'd consider moving in any normal situation. Pros: -- Affordability -- You can rent in a good part of town for $1k-$1500 EASY…[read more]
  • Youngtown, AZ
  • City: 4.7mi / 7.6km away
  • Population: 6,563
  • Morristown, AZ
  • City: 21.1mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 107
  • Laveen, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 21.7mi / 34.9km away
  • Population: 55,112
  • You would have to be insane to pay over $230k for ANYTHING in Laveen (47 mile area within South Phoenix) w/out acreage. First, this was known gang territory for decades. There was an attempt to develop…[read more]
  • Tolleson, AZ
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 6,985
  • Estrella, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 90,255
  • Wittmann, AZ
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 361
  • Alahambra, Phoenix, AZ
  • Neighborhood: 16.9mi / 27.1km away
  • Population: 134,116
  • I don’t know how old the reviews on here are or why the people chose to be so nice about them, but in all honesty this neighborhood is worse than Compton in California. It makes Compton look like a…[read more]
  • New River, AZ
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 15,305
  • The best areas in New River, AZ is Cave Creek Regional Park, the Pioneer Living History Museum and Liberty Bell Park. This city has its share of parks and nature preserves as well as museums and sites to…[read more]

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

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