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Living in Phoenix

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