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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Superior is a town in Arizona with a population of 3,018. Superior is in Pinal County. Living in Superior offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Superior and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$724
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Superior Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    226.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    549.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,744.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    129.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Superior

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,395
National
$55,322

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Superior Reviews

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Superior is a small and quiet town located on the US 60 in central Arizona. The town is surrounded by rolling hills and massive mountains and bluffs. Furthermore, Superior also experiences fair temperatures though out the fall, spring, and summer. This makes it perfect for those interested in hiking and camping. In addition to this, Superior also has a rapidly growing downtown business district for those who love the small town feel.
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Born and raised here, It is getting somewhat better.
Police are visible, but are kind of slow when they are called upon.