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Tempe
  • City in Arizona

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  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 A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Tempe is a city in Arizona with a population of 187,454. Tempe is in Maricopa County and is one of the best places to live in Arizona. Living in Tempe offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Tempe there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Tempe and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Tempe are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$272,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,164
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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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
    270.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    71.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    106.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    469.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,998
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    308.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    24%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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