These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Phoenix, AZ For 2018


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

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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 1.59x the national median and household incomes are 1.77x 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 for 2018:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $705,346. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Phoenix.

For more Phoenix reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Phoenix and the worst neighborhoods in Phoenix.

Or, for living around Phoenix, out the best Phoenix suburbs and the worst Phoenix suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Phoenix For 2018

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 criterion:

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 For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Desert View $97,488
2 Ahwatukee Foothills $92,913
3 North Gateway $92,078
4 New Village $84,160
5 Paradise Valley $70,493
6 Laveen $62,572
7 Deer Valley $61,691
8 Camelback East $52,334
9 North Mountain $48,344
10 Encanto $43,273
11 Alahambra $41,563
12 South Mountain $41,201
13 Estrella $37,337
14 Maryvale $33,948
15 Central City $23,625

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