Tolleson Real Estate


Small-Town Charm. Prime Location.

If you’re looking to a buy a home in prime location, with access to all the amenities of the big-city, but still maintaining its small community charm, Tolleson is definitely a place to check out!  Tolleson is a small-town that remains in the middle of all the excitement. Just a few miles west of Downtown Phoenix, Tolleson is also just a few miles away from all the entertainment and fun that can be found in Goodyear, Glendale, and Peoria!  Tolleson’s central location keeps residents in the heart of all the excitement, while maintaining enough distance from the city to create a tranquil vibe throughout the community—but that doesn’t mean the town isn’t stimulating in its own right! There are plenty of major employers in Tolleson and the opportunities for entertainment and fun are never ending!


Why Do Residents Love Tolleson?

Small-Town Fun in Tolleson

The fun is never ending in this small town!  Tolleson’s two scenic parks are full of amenities, including picnic and grilling areas, playgrounds, an amphitheater, a community center, and even a community pool!  Downtown Paseo de Luces (Tolleson) is charming and full of locally-owned businesses—helping to employ many Tolleson residents. And don’t let us leave out events and festivals in Tolleson—including Whoopee Daze Festival, Jazz & Mariachi Festival, Movies at Central Plaza, July 4th Celebration, Easter Celebration, Fiesta Night, and Luces de Navidad!  Tolleson is so much fun!


A Long History and Solid Economic Development 

Tolleson’s history is rooted in how small economic development can blossom into so much more.  Founded by Walter G. and Alethea H. Tolleson in 1912, the town that would be named for its founders was known as the hub of the west end of the Salt River Valley.  Tolleson saw the potential of the land and did everything in his power to ensure it was used as the viable farm land he knew it could be. Using unorthodox measures to employ people from the surrounding towns, Tolleson eventually became a booming agriculture-based economy!  Agriculture in Tolleson even helped to aid the economic recovery of the city after the Great Depression.   

In the 1970s, a master plan was developed that encouraged beautification and a new sewage plant to accommodate for the growth of residents and industry.  The plan helped to bring even more economic development to Tolleson—which now houses more than 20 Fortune 500 companies that provide employment to over 20,000 people.


Tolleson 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 experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!


Quick Facts

Population: 6,929
Zip Code: 85353
County: Maricopa
Median Home Value: $153,800


Travel & Commute

Downtown Phoenix: 10 minutes
Glendale: 20 minutes
Chandler: 40 minutes
Public Transit: Valley Metro



District: Tolleson Elementary School District; Tolleson Union High School District; Fowler Elementary School District; Littleton Elementary School District
Elementary: Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary; Arizona Desert Elementary; Desert Oasis Elementary; Tolleson Elementary
Middle/High: Tolleson Union High School; University High School


Tolleson - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Tolleson: $481,200 / County Avg $923,700


Avg Taxes in Tolleson: $1,800 / County Avg $2,900


Avg Sq. Ft. in Tolleson: 2,272 / County Avg 2,503


Avg Price per/sqft in Tolleson:$212 / County Avg $369


Avg Walkscore in Tolleson: 27 / County Avg 32


Avg Year Built in Tolleson: 2004 / County Avg 1994


Avg Days on Website in Tolleson: 28 / County Avg 49


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