Arcadia

As the city of Phoenix grew outward, the Arcadia community became established.

Welcome to Arcadia

 
Known for its lush and mature landscapes, the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix is famous for its historic homesites and rural atmosphere. As the city of Phoenix grew outward, the Arcadia community became established. Today, many of the large lots on which these homes sit still feature mature landscaping that includes towering grapefruit, orange, and lemon trees. For homebuyers seeking an established neighborhood with luxuriant landscaping and generous parcels of land, lush and lovely Arcadia is a highly desirable hot spot.
 
Residents of Arcadia love the area for its rich history and stunning homes. However, one of the top reasons residents choose to live in Arcadia is the lavish foliage that is difficult to find anywhere else in the Phoenix area.
 

The Neighbors

Sophisticated residents are drawn to the lavish foliage and historic homes of the area.
 
The average resident of Arcadia is around 42 years old, slightly higher than the state’s average. Additionally, the average annual income per household sits just north of $110,000 per year.
 

What To Expect

A slice of rural life in the midst of city living.
 
Highly desirable custom homes from the early and mid-20th century as well as large citrus groves characterize the atmosphere of Arcadia. Families flock to the area for its good schools and abundance of activities for kids.
 

What Not To Expect

A bustling and busy atmosphere.
 
Although Arcadia is located in a part of a large metropolitan city, the community is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Phoenix. However, Arcadia is just a short drive away from the cityscapes of Phoenix if you consider yourself a true city-lover.
 

The Lifestyle

Access to world-class amenities just minutes from the heart of Arcadia.
 
Arcadia is located with direct access to all of the amenities of Phoenix and Scottsdale, including Biltmore Fashion Park, Scottsdale Fashion Square, Old Town Scottsdale, and more. For travelers, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is just a 15-minute drive from the heart of Arcadia. Arcadia also has wonderful biking paths along the Arizona Canal, bordering Arcadia to the south.
 

You'll Fall In Love With

Arcadia’s verdant scenery is the No. 1 reason people choose to call the area home — and also the top thought Phoenix residents have when thinking about the area.

Overview for Arcadia, AZ

5,192 people live in Arcadia, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $126,510. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,192

Total Population

46 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$126,510

Average individual Income

Around Arcadia, AZ

There's plenty to do around Arcadia, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

23
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
53
Bikeable
Bike Score
38
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Oven Fresh Challah, Cinnamon Cloud Rolls, and Tri Physical Therapy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.06 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.13 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 2.21 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.66 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Arcadia, AZ

Arcadia has 1,856 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Arcadia do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,192 people call Arcadia home. The population density is 2,708.519 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,192

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

46

Median Age

48.31 / 51.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,856

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$126,510

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Arcadia, AZ

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The following schools are within or nearby Arcadia. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Hopi Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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