The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Phoenix, AZ For 2022

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

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Richest Neighborhoods In Phoenix
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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 1.79x the national median and household incomes are 1.85x 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 $101,587.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Phoenix out of 15 for 2022.

The Richest Neighborhoods In Phoenix For 2022

  1. Desert View (Homes)
  2. New Village (Homes)
  3. Ahwatukee Foothills (Homes)
  4. North Gateway (Homes)
  5. Paradise Valley (Homes)

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Phoenix for 2022? According to the most recent census data, Desert View looks to be the richest Phoenix neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $743,818. 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. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

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.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Phoenix For 2022 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Desert View $101,587
2 New Village $96,497
3 Ahwatukee Foothills $95,258
4 North Gateway $92,782
5 Paradise Valley $72,905
6 Laveen $68,008
7 Deer Valley $62,353
8 Camelback East $56,425
9 North Mountain $50,524
10 Encanto $47,479
11 Alahambra $43,225
12 South Mountain $42,577
13 Estrella $38,644
14 Maryvale $36,517
15 Central City $26,395

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Phoenix For 2022

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?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

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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Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Phoenix.

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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