Peoria Real Estate
Peoria is Perfect for All People
Peoria is where the people come to play. Boasting a population of over 150,000, the city proudly houses two Major League Baseball teams for Spring Training (San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners) and is always welcoming to the visitors who come from near and far to enjoy a day at the ball park! When the game is over, visitors and residents love to take a visit to Lake Pleasant—a literal desert oasis in northwest Peoria. Lake Pleasant has over 10,000 acres of water—smack dab in the middle of the desert! It’s a dream getaway for those who love to be on the water!
Why Do Residents Love Peoria?
The Many Things to Do!
There are so many things to do in Peoria! Catching a baseball game is an obvious choice, but did you know that in the P83 Entertainment District, located right near the Peoria Stadium, there are regular Broadway-style theater productions at Arizona Broadway Theater? Arts and culture are a lifestyle in Peoria and it shows in the dedication put into the local museums, theaters, and galleries. Take in all the culture the town has to offer with Theater Works at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts or learn about Peoria’s history at the Peoria Arizona Historical Society Museum! One of Peoria’s most unique experiences is the world-famous Challenger Space Center—where visitors and locals can experience a simulated flight mission!
Parks and Recs
Peoria may be a bigger city, but it’s all about the small community vibe. You can meet your neighbors out and about by attending any of the variety of club meetings or classes offered by Peoria’s Rio Vista Recreation Center and Park. Fitness fanatics love take advantage of the center’s state of the art machines, indoor and outdoor basketball and tennis courts, and even access to rock climbing walls! Outdoor enthusiasts love the miles of park space in Peoria—perfect for long strolls or bike rides!
There is nothing better than fun in the Arizona sun! Peoria is stocked full of parks and recreational spaces that includes community gardens, playgrounds for the kids, outdoor museum spaces, biking, hiking, and escapes to mountain views at West Wing Mountain Preserve.
Peoria takes pride in the arts and culture pertaining to Arizona’s history. The past is kept alive and well in through dozens of interactive museums and artifact exhibits. The pioneer Living History Museum is a great learning experience for people of all ages or hop over to the West Valley Art Museum to take in the local artwork and unique attractions offered year-round. Peoria residents and visitors can’t help but immerse themselves in the rich local culture and history!
Peoria Unified School District proudly serves the Students of Peoria through offering unique extracurriculars that focus on developing career related skills and preparing students for 2- or 4-year universities. Peoria public school students now have easy access to Trine University, which recently opened a campus in town! The university is perfect for Peoria’s “non-conventional” students too!
Growth Since 2000: +9.05%
Zip Codes: 85345, 85381, 85382, 85383, 85373
County: Maricopa, Yavapai
Median Home Price: $259,200
Travel & Commute
Downtown Phoenix: 30 min
Chandler: 55 min
Glendale: 10 min
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport: 1 hr 5 min
Sky Harbor Airport: 30 min
Peoria Listings Summary
Peoria - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Peoria: $622,000 / County Avg $923,700
Avg Taxes in Peoria: $2,500 / County Avg $2,900
Avg Sq. Ft. in Peoria: 2,393 / County Avg 2,503
Avg Price per/sqft in Peoria:$260 / County Avg $369
Avg Walkscore in Peoria: 21 / County Avg 32
Avg Year Built in Peoria: 2002 / County Avg 1994
Avg Days on Website in Peoria: 36 / County Avg 49