Arizona: What you need to know
The beautiful scenery of Arizona has provided settings for several Hollywood movies, while the economy is led by health care, transportation, technology and government service. Among the best places to live in Arizona are Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Tucson, and Flagstaff. The Grand Canyon State features higher education institutions like the University of Arizona and Arizona State, and 15 Major League Baseball teams are based in the state during Cactus League spring training.
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Quick Facts about AZ
|Latest Population Increase||0.00%|
|Median Household Income||$50,255|
|Median Home Price||$167,500|
|Median Property Tax||$1,343|
Employment Rate in AZ
Race in AZ
Employment Rate in AZ
Educational Levels in AZ
|Graduate or Professional Degree||10.2%|
|High School Graduate||24.4%|
|Some College, No Degree||25.7%|
|Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher||31%|
|Percent High School Graduate or Higher||86%|
Industry in AZ
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining||1.6%|
|Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities||4.9%|
|Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||8.1%|
|Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste||11.9%|
|Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance||22.1%|
|Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services||10.8%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||4.8%|
Housing in AZ
Data Sources : U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census, 2011-2015 American Community Survey, 2010 Census Gazetteer, GreatSchools, WalkScore, Bureau of Labor and Statistics, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, Veterans Administration (VA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Best places to Live in Arizona
|Title||Population||Median Home Price||Median Household Income|
|San Tan Valley||87,923||$146,100||$59,769|
|Lake Havasu City||53,010||$195,300||$42,847|