The Top 3 Phoenix Neighborhoods for Young Families

Obviously it will end up being a personal choice as to which are the best neighborhoods in Phoenix suitable for young families, but here are some suggestions which could help you make an informed decision as to where to buy a property.



Gilbert, a suburb of Phoenix is highly rated in the ‘A’ category as to being great for families, weather and health and fitness. The average property price is just below $245,000 and a reported 72% of residents own their own homes, rather than renting. Residents state that ‘Gilbert is clean and pretty’; ‘…education and infrastructure are superb’; ‘…it’s an excellent place to raise children and go to school’.


Chandler is the next highly-rated area for bringing up families. Again, it rates well for education, weather and housing for families. Average property prices are just above $230,000, making it a very affordable, as well as desirable area. Population is around quarter of a million. Intel and Wells Fargo are 2 of the major employers in the area and it can boast the title of ‘Playful City USA’, for taking a forward-thinking decision to make play a priority, meaning that it is a wonderful area to raise children.

Desert View

Desert View is a smaller, more intimate area of Phoenix with a population of around 63,000. Properties are a little higher-priced in this area at around $350,000, but this could be down to exclusivity. Around 70% of residents are home-owners and they report the area as being good for housing, schools and families. 26% of the population are aged 17 or younger and so you can be assured that there will be plenty of new friends for your children.

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