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Goodyear
  • Suburb of Phoenix, AZ

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

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Goodyear is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 80,371. Goodyear is in Maricopa County and is one of the best places to live in Arizona. Living in Goodyear offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Goodyear there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Goodyear and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Goodyear are highly rated.

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About Goodyear...
Population
80,371

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$290,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,375
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Goodyear Rankings

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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
    139.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    38.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    386.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,885
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    125.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Goodyear

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,866
National
$62,843

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