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Peoria
  • Suburb of Phoenix, AZ

Report Card

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

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Peoria is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 191,292. Peoria is in Maricopa County and is one of the best places to live in Arizona. Living in Peoria offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Peoria there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Peoria and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Peoria are highly rated.

About

About Peoria...
Population
191,292

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$383,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,638
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Peoria Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    135.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    26.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    187
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,071.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    123.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

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