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2023 Best Suburbs to Live in the Phoenix Area

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  1. #1 Best Suburbs to Live in Phoenix Area.

    Chandler

    Suburb of Phoenix, AZ,

    1009 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Chandler has been an incredible haven for me—a city that feels like a sanctuary. Its blend of safety, beauty, and community warmth creates an ideal living environment. The commitment to safety....

    Read 1009 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 275,618,

  2. #6 Best Suburbs to Live in Phoenix Area.

    Tempe

    City in Arizona,

    955 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says Tempe, oh, what an exciting place! It's like a city that's always buzzing with energy, thanks to Arizona State University, where you can feel the youthful spirit and endless possibilities.Picture this: The sun-kissed days are perfect for a leisurely walk around Tempe Town Lake or an adventurous hike in Papago Park. And, oh, the campus at ASU, it's like a world of its own, from...Now, let's talk food. Mill Avenue, near campus, is a foodie's paradise. From savoring spicy Mexican dishes at Casa Reynoso to indulging in the yummiest vegan treats at Green New American Vegetarian,...So, in a nutshell, Tempe is where you can soak in the Arizona sun, expand your horizons at ASU, satisfy your taste buds, and dream of a greener tomorrow. It's like an oasis in the desert, and it's....

    Read 955 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 181,005,

  3. #7 Best Suburbs to Live in Phoenix Area.

    Queen Creek

    Suburb of Phoenix, AZ,

    247 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Queen Creek, and i would 100% choose to live here for the rest of my life. It has such a kind and open community, with hundreds of different clubs or organizations to join to connect with....

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 61,788,

  4. #9 Best Suburbs to Live in Phoenix Area.

    Fountain Hills

    Suburb of Phoenix, AZ,

    59 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I like that its a small town community, that there isn't craziness of downtown Scottsdale - no crazy bars and that the events that do occur are family-oriented such as the art faire (that is....

    Read 59 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 23,739,

  5. #17 Best Suburbs to Live in Phoenix Area.

    Glendale

    Suburb of Phoenix, AZ,

    862 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I live in the north end of Glendale (59th & Bell area) and love it. Plenty of restaurants (lots of mom and pops places but still chains), shopping, etc nearby. Easy access to the 101 and the 17. It's....

    Read 862 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 248,083,

  6. #19 Best Suburbs to Live in Phoenix Area.

    Citrus Park

    Suburb of Phoenix, AZ,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I grew up in nearby Litchfield Park in the 80's/90's and had a few friends from the Clearwater Farms neighborhood in Citrus Park. I absolutely fell in love with the area and the rural lifestyle so....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 5,569,

  7. #24 Best Suburbs to Live in Phoenix Area.

    Apache Junction

    Suburb of Phoenix, AZ,

    62 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Apache Junction for the past 7 or 8 years now. We are relatively close to the mountain, which is definitely a plus, but it really depends on what part of AJ you live in. For example,....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 38,855,

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