These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Phoenix

We used science and data to determine which Phoenix neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Phoenix

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Phoenix has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.82x the national median and household incomes are 1.87x the national median.

But where exactly in Phoenix do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Desert View where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Phoenix out of 15:

  1. Desert View
  2. North Gateway
  3. Ahwatukee Foothills
  4. New Village
  5. Paradise Valley
  6. Deer Valley
  7. Laveen
  8. Camelback East
  9. North Mountain
  10. Encanto

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $682,104. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Phoenix.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Phoenix

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Phoenix by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Desert View, was named the richest neighborhood in Phoenix.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Central City.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Phoenix ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Phoenix

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Desert View $93,407
2 North Gateway $91,276
3 Ahwatukee Foothills $88,710
4 New Village $72,672
5 Paradise Valley $69,012
6 Deer Valley $62,250
7 Laveen $60,990
8 Camelback East $51,085
9 North Mountain $50,521
10 Encanto $42,181
11 South Mountain $41,534
12 Alahambra $41,445
13 Estrella $38,355
14 Maryvale $37,080
15 Central City $22,764

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