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Living in Phoenix

Phoenix is the 30th most walkable large city in the US with 1,445,632 residents.

Phoenix has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Phoenix neighborhoods are Downtown, Garfield and Eastlake Park.

Nearby Apartments

41 Walk Score of Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Roosevelt Historic District in Phoenix

Roosevelt Historic District

Photo of Circle 6 Studios in Phoenix

Circle 6 Studios

Most errands require a car in Phoenix.

Phoenix is the 30th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 41.

Phoenix Apartments for Rent

Phoenix Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 79 63 72 7,183
2 Garfield 77 56 76 6,457
3 Eastlake Park 73 59 75 669
4 Coronado 72 49 60 3,727
5 Governmental Mall 72 56 76 3,613
6 Valencia Acres 70 47 75 915
7 Willo 69 57 73 1,050
8 North Central Heights 68 49 71 980
9 Booker T. Washington 67 61 75 1,537
10 Westland Homesites 67 41 65 1,098
11 Story 66 49 92 1,163
12 Southland 66 45 67 1,520
13 Bel Air 65 46 89 563
14 Camelback Gardens 65 53 60 594
15 Palm Acres 64 45 61 656
16 Citrus Acres 64 43 77 1,779
17 Handell Villa 64 52 55 640
18 Montezuma Heights 64 52 69 1,230
19 East Citrus Acres 62 41 78 956
20 Laurelwood 62 46 52 1,884
21 Wormsers 61 42 62 1,059
22 East Morningside 61 42 69 558
23 West Phoenix 61 40 59 2,292
24 Northwest Homesites 60 42 70 1,396
25 Central City South 60 47 58 9,534
26 New Northtown 60 47 72 810
27 La Mancha 60 52 64 2,275
28 Phillipine 59 55 56 1,513
29 Phoenix Country Club 59 50 57 1,323
30 Greenfield Acres 58 47 60 1,333
31 Foothill Acres 57 47 73 1,225
32 Meadowbrook 57 44 78 563
33 Mission Manor 56 40 58 2,592
34 Vista Income Estates 56 46 57 3,246
35 Villages of Laveen Ranch 55 30 45 742
36 Campo Bello 55 40 60 907
37 Park Place North 55 36 51 1,089
38 Patio Homes East 55 42 67 1,571
39 Southern East 54 37 72 1,123
40 Winona Park 53 41 62 760
41 Papago Vista 53 38 70 893
42 North East Village 53 41 65 1,181
43 Sunset Acres 53 43 67 950
44 Siesta Village 52 42 67 1,631
45 Deerview 52 41 48 3,307
46 Sweetwater 52 39 55 1,275
47 Hacienda Granada 52 37 79 606
48 Estrella Mountain Village 52 32 53 545
49 Maryvale Park 52 40 61 5,072
50 Sungold 52 38 58 987
51 Northwest Village 52 40 52 3,209
52 Pomelo Park 51 46 71 646
53 Desert Pines 51 37 52 1,503
54 Westwood Estates 51 45 78 1,706
55 Kierland 51 36 66 2,224
56 Surrey Heights 51 42 64 1,248
57 Del Rey 50 45 63 1,338
58 Healy's Dutchtown 50 37 56 858
59 Paradise Valley Oasis 49 39 75 9,485
60 Sun Sand 49 32 55 656
61 Ryland at Heritage Point 49 0 62 1,675
62 Stardust Skies 49 40 51 1,925
63 Encanto Village 49 44 60 1,356
64 Del Monte Village 49 43 64 2,091
65 Alta Vista 49 41 55 3,747
66 Newcastle Village 49 39 63 1,588
67 Cactus Gardens 49 35 59 729
68 Park Meadows 48 38 51 1,128
69 Thunderbird Village 48 40 48 951
70 Raintree Gardens 47 44 52 1,722
71 Wier Estates 47 44 57 1,355
72 Seven Palms Mobile Home Estates 47 37 68 1,363
73 Ben-Jo Estates 47 45 67 1,034
74 Cimarron Ridge 47 39 63 713
75 Nuestro Barrio 46 41 52 1,384
76 Northview Acres 46 39 64 799
77 Woodridge 46 38 49 1,439
78 Melrose Paradise 46 37 68 1,276
79 Willows West 46 40 45 2,155
80 Estrella Northwest 45 41 50 744
81 Country Gables 45 40 51 1,537
82 Sunset Knoll 44 44 49 2,126
83 Del Monte Village North 44 44 65 2,019
84 Knoell Royal Oaks 44 39 52 850
85 Village at West Meadow 43 39 51 507
86 Southern Views 43 40 55 829
87 Broadway Estates 43 43 59 710
88 Perry Estates 43 36 36 511
89 Bellair 42 34 55 3,013
90 Horizons on Camelback 42 37 51 2,415
91 Lake Biltmore Village 42 38 69 3,072
92 Fairwood 42 37 54 2,365
93 Brandywine 41 40 43 1,139
94 Country Life Homes 41 41 53 1,385
95 Lori Heights 41 37 47 1,336
96 Union Hills Estates 41 40 59 1,377
97 Fruitland Acres 41 41 70 2,410
98 Wedgewood Park 40 43 51 6,517
99 Continental North 40 37 66 2,139
100 Orangedale Place 39 36 61 592
101 Village Meadows 39 40 44 1,027
102 Sandahl Homes 39 37 61 832
103 North Ranch 39 28 54 1,214
104 Sundance Ranch 39 26 65 2,191
105 Black Canyon Heights 39 38 55 988
106 Arizona Homes 38 40 46 2,172
107 Moon Valley Gardens 38 39 58 3,024
108 Western Meadows 37 40 55 522
109 Terracita 37 33 48 1,644
110 Country Ridge 36 41 65 951
111 Pleasant Valley Estates 36 36 65 527
112 Laveen Crossing 36 29 62 1,267
113 Willow Creek 35 40 51 916
114 Lakewood 35 21 68 5,972
115 Pointe Tapatio 35 35 55 883
116 Desert Foothills Estates 34 28 55 2,091
117 Park Phoenix 33 43 46 1,593
118 Spanish Mountain Estates 33 29 54 629
119 Independence Park 32 35 46 2,596
120 Westridge Shadows 32 41 53 2,361
121 Braewood Park 32 40 45 1,137
122 Tramonto 32 - 55 5,035
123 Palos Santos 32 34 54 890
124 Villa de Paz 30 37 45 4,544
125 Mountain Park Ranch 30 21 57 17,017
126 Ponderosa Village 30 36 62 1,463
127 Foothills North 30 33 44 2,023
128 Tuscano 29 23 59 1,227
129 Norma Estates 29 31 67 546
130 Cheatham Farms 28 26 36 2,830
131 Valley View Manor 28 40 48 1,277
132 Homedale 27 40 41 784
133 South Mountain Resort 27 34 43 676
134 Jade Park North 26 31 35 1,259
135 Shea Heights 26 20 57 631
136 Spanish Wells 25 27 50 731
137 Arabian Views 25 31 52 1,919
138 Rogers Ranch 25 32 54 3,802
139 Adobe Hills 25 9 53 1,103
140 Triple Crown 24 35 55 906
141 Eagle Ridge 24 - 35 713
142 North Valley View 24 31 47 1,143
143 Upland Hills 24 - 57 765
144 Cavalier Estates 23 37 56 1,348
145 Amber Hills 23 - 40 511
146 Arlington Estates 23 37 41 1,786
147 Estrella Park 23 20 50 1,512
148 Laveen Village 22 43 45 1,739
149 Centura West 22 39 37 1,377
150 Canyon Creek Deer Valley 22 39 42 1,024
151 La Mirada 22 43 47 686
152 Tatum Ranch 22 - 47 8,114
153 Stetson Hills 21 - 44 2,349
154 Sunburst Farms 21 37 40 1,859
155 Chateau Thierry 20 33 45 535
156 Lookout Mountain 20 30 17 522
157 Ponderosa Homes North 20 40 35 1,181
158 South Mountain Heights 20 40 39 848
159 A-M Ranch 19 - 48 714
160 Marion Estates 19 33 39 516
161 Northgate 18 41 36 861
162 Silva Mountain 18 41 34 505
163 Larissa 18 32 41 1,345
164 Desert Ridge 18 17 54 7,825
165 Adobe Highlands 18 31 39 1,014
166 River Walk Villages 18 0 35 1,761
167 Shea North Estates 17 - 55 840
168 Northgate Village 17 38 59 837
169 Camelback Ranch 16 32 46 2,272
170 Park at Terralea 15 36 35 1,096
171 Moon Valley 15 32 41 2,163
172 Heritage Heights 14 23 45 662
173 Hurley Ranch 14 - 46 634
174 Carefree Crossing 13 - 41 1,103
175 Mountaingate 13 1 42 805
176 Sonoran Foothills 12 - 44 3,196
177 Sienna Vista 12 26 40 2,195
178 Cottonfields 10 25 42 1,301
179 Tatum Ridge 10 - 42 848
180 Foothills Golf Club 10 7 31 15,181
181 Dobbins Point 8 14 31 992
182 Sunset Farms 6 - 35 2,185
183 Village at Aviano 6 1 51 2,923
184 Desert Peak 6 - 40 1,584
185 Tatum Highlands 6 - 36 2,406
186 Stetson Valley 5 - 44 5,672
187 Laveen Meadows 5 28 47 2,466
188 Pinnacle Hill 4 - 31 676
189 Farmington Glen 4 - 28 1,107
190 Mountaingate North 4 - 31 897
191 Laveen Farms 4 24 45 4,030
192 New Village 3 - 31 835
193 Paseo Pointe 3 8 32 609
194 Colina del Norte 3 - 34 515
195 Laveen Ranch 3 29 46 830
196 Dobbins Creek 3 38 44 752
197 Dove Valley Ranch 2 - 39 1,784
198 Preserve at Boulder Mountain 0 - 33 1,087
199 Pyramid Heights 0 - 45 566
200 Foothills Reserve 0 - 22 1,156

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in Phoenix

Average square footage 2100
Homeowners have 3.3 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2.2 bathrooms
Age of home 35 years
Average time living in home 9 years

Check out HomeAdvisor’s Phoenix Home Happiness Survey.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 3,370 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Phoenix.

People in Phoenix can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Carly's Bistro in Phoenix

Carly's Bistro

Photo of Welcome Diner in Phoenix

Welcome Diner

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thumbnail for Roosevelt Historic DistrictView east on Portland Street in the Roosevelt Historic District. Contact me for residential property or development opportunities in Downtown Phoenix.

Gene Montemore
on Roosevelt Historic District

36 Transit Score of Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Phoenix apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Phoenix has some public transportation and about 55 bus and 1 light rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Phoenix on public transit.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of Roosevelt Historic District in Phoenix

Roosevelt Historic District

Photo of Circle 6 Studios in Phoenix

Circle 6 Studios

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Carly's Bistro

56 Bike Score of Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Encanto Park

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Tacos De Juarez

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ASU Health Services Downtown - NP Healthcare

Photo of Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix

Burton Barr Central Library

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Asian Elephant Exhibit

Photo of Delicatessen in Phoenix

Delicatessen

thumbnail for Circle 6 StudiosSide of Circle 6 Studios in Downtown Phoenix, along the First Fridays art walk.

Gene Montemore
on Circle 6 Studios

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Werner's Field Park

Photo of The Shops at Norterra in Phoenix

The Shops at Norterra

Photo of The Shops at Norterra in Phoenix

The Shops at Norterra

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Wet N Wild

thumbnail for St Gerard's Treasures#North Mountain- St Gerard's Treasures is a local institution with tons of charm and quite a few offerings. The quaint thrift shop is directly off of 7th st. But has the feel of a quite local mom and pop shop.

Theresa Dubois
on St Gerard's Treasures

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St Gerard's Treasures

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