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El Mirage
  • Suburb of Phoenix, AZ

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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El Mirage is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 35,333. El Mirage is in Maricopa County. Living in El Mirage offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In El Mirage there are a lot of parks. Many families live in El Mirage and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in El Mirage are above average.

About

About El Mirage...
Population
35,333

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,228
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    127.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    60.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    38.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,000.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,445.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    268.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%

Working in El Mirage

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,216
National
$62,843

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