The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Tempe, AZ For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Tempe are home to the 1%.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Tempe.

Richest Neighborhoods In Tempe

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 Tempe has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.01x the national median and household incomes are 2.92x the national median.

But where exactly in Tempe do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Raintree where the median income is a cool $160,833.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Tempe out of 64 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Tempe for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Raintree looks to be the richest Tempe neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,372,811. 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 Tempe. 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 Tempe reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Tempe and the worst neighborhoods in Tempe. Or, for living around Tempe, out the best Tempe suburbs and the worst Tempe suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Tempe For 2021

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 Tempe by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Raintree, was named the richest neighborhood in Tempe.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Peterson Park.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Tempe ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Tempe For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Raintree $160,833
2 Tally Ho Farms North $160,833
3 Sunburst Farms $153,250
4 Warner Estates $153,250
5 Tally Ho Farms $141,518
6 Mission Ridge $138,571
7 Corona Del Sol $138,571
8 Sandahl $126,957
9 Alta Mira $105,512
10 Superstition $93,516
11 Optimist Park Se $88,194
12 Duskfire Ii $86,932
13 Estate La Colina $83,304
14 Broadmor $81,341
15 Tempe Gardens $80,647
16 Dava-Lakeshore $80,292
17 University Estates $78,125
18 Daley Park $78,125
19 Brentwood-Cavalier $76,500
20 Alameda-Campus $76,500
21 Mcclintock $74,833
22 Optimist Park Ne $74,281
23 Camelot Village $71,100
24 Shalimar $68,125
25 Optimist Park Sw $67,821
26 Evergreen $65,312
27 Optimist Park Nw $64,094
28 Tempe Royal Estates $61,256
29 Ntna-Canal Park $61,250
30 Bell De Mar Crossing $59,900
31 Mach 8 $57,459
32 Ntna-Indian Bend $56,129
33 Kiwanis Park $53,920
34 Kyrene-Superstition $52,838
35 Mitchell Park East $52,110
36 Rural-Geneva $51,310
37 Hughes Acres $51,310
38 Cyprus Southwest $50,680
39 Baseline-Hardy $50,023
40 Pepperwood $49,605
41 Maple-Ash $47,372
42 Meyer Park $44,950
43 Ntna-West Rio $44,412
44 Ntna-Cavalier Hills $44,412
45 Wood Park $44,277
46 Ntna-College $43,822
47 Sunset $43,535
48 Knoell Gardens $42,286
49 Marilyn Ann $42,156
50 Mitchell Park West $42,156
51 Clark Park $37,895
52 Holdeman $37,640
53 Gililland $37,640
54 Escalante $32,763
55 Riverside $28,919
56 Hudson Manor $23,309
57 Alegre Community $20,854
58 University Heights $19,850
59 University Park $16,875
60 East Rio $0
61 Jen Tilly Terrace $0
62 Duskfire $0
63 Lindon Park $0
64 Peterson Park $0

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.

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