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South Mountain
  • Neighborhood in Phoenix, AZ

Report Card

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

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South Mountain is a neighborhood in Phoenix, Arizona with a population of 131,446. South Mountain is in Maricopa County. Living in South Mountain offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Mountain there are a lot of parks. Many families live in South Mountain and residents tend to lean liberal.

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About South Mountain...
Population
131,446

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$199,632
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,149
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$59,767
National
$64,994
Families with Children
35%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    national  11%

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