El Mirage Real Estate


The Gateway to the Northwest Valley

Located northwest of Phoenix, nestled between Sun City and Surprise, right near Luke US Air Force Base, is El Mirage, AZ—a fast-growing town with a population of 32,000 and filled with opportunity, affordable and charming homes and neighborhoods, and a wonderful quality of life!  Young professionals love the idea of buying a home in El Mirage due to the proximity to Phoenix, affordable housing prices, and ability to grow and expand in a family-friendly area. El Mirage has established itself as a place where you will find a bright future—come see for yourself!


Why Do Residents Love El Mirage?

Things to Do in El Mirage

There is always something fun to do in El Mirage!  Between the shopping, the dining, and the events and festivals, it’s hard to not have a good time!  The annual events in El Mirage are unbeatable, including the Halloween Harvest Festival, Cinco de Mayo Festival, El Mirage Salute to Veterans, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Community Appreciation Day, and Easter Eggstravaganza—but the everyday amenities are just as fun, with close proximity to the AMC Surprise movie theater, the adorable boutiques and shops at Crossroads Towne Center, and even some of the stadiums that house our favorite Arizona teams in Glendale.


Parks & Recs

It wouldn’t be Arizona if it weren’t for the opportunity for outdoor activity!  The Arizona sun is calling in El Mirage in the many local city parks, picnic areas, skate parks, walking and jogging paths, outdoor amphitheater, and community gardens!  The city even offers youth and adult sports leagues and activities for all ages!  

Active El Mirage residents appreciate the Northwest Valley YMCA, which features a full gym, state-of-the-art fitness center, enormous swimming pool, group exercise programs and classes, and even child-care programs!  The city of El Mirage is happy to advocate for fun in the sun!


Economic Growth & Development 

Recent years have shown major economic growth in El Mirage—with enormous development in business and retail expansion.  One of the major employers in El Mirage is Luke Air Force Base, the largest fighter pilot facility in the world. The surrounding towns of Surprise and Sun City are easily accessible off the highway and make commuting a breeze—so opportunities for employment aren’t just local!


El Mirage at a Glance

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your greater Phoenix area experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!


Quick Facts

Population: 33,532
Growth Since 2000: +340.7%
County: Maricopa
Median Home Price: $184,000


Travel & Commute

Surprise: 10 minutes
Sun City: 10 minutes
Glendale: 20 minutes
Downtown Phoenix: 30 minutes



District: Dysart Unified School District
Elementary: El Mirage Elementary; Surprise Elementary; Dysart Elementary; Thompson Ranch Elementary; Riverview School; Westpoint Elementary
High: Dysart High School


El Mirage - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in El Mirage: $486,800 / County Avg $923,700


Avg Taxes in El Mirage: $1,500 / County Avg $2,900


Avg Sq. Ft. in El Mirage: 2,031 / County Avg 2,503


Avg Price per/sqft in El Mirage:$240 / County Avg $369


Avg Walkscore in El Mirage: 44 / County Avg 32


Avg Year Built in El Mirage: 2000 / County Avg 1994


Avg Days on Website in El Mirage: 23 / County Avg 49


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