The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Tempe, AZ For 2024

The richest Tempe neighborhoods are Sunburst Farms and Warner Estates for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Tempe
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they 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 3.17x the national median and household incomes are 3.06x the national median.

But where exactly in Tempe do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Sunburst Farms where the median income is a cool $168,333.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Tempe out of 57 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Tempe for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Sunburst Farms looks to be the richest Tempe neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,477,846. 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.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Tempe.

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Richst Neighborhoods In Tempe For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Sunburst Farms $168,333
2 Warner Estates $168,333
3 Raintree $166,052
4 Tally Ho Farms North $166,052
5 Tally Ho Farms $155,625
6 Sandahl $137,750
7 Alta Mira $137,011
8 Mission Ridge $129,044
9 Corona Del Sol $129,044
10 East Rio $120,602
11 Duskfire Ii $120,304
12 Estate La Colina $112,105
13 Optimist Park Sw $104,779
14 Optimist Park Se $101,935
15 Optimist Park Ne $101,935
16 Camelot Village $98,625
17 Superstition $91,988
18 Broadmor $91,818
19 Optimist Park Nw $90,894
20 Tempe Gardens $89,602
21 Dava-Lakeshore $86,116
22 Cyprus Southwest $84,042
23 Evergreen $81,029
24 Tempe Royal Estates $73,053
25 Meyer Park $72,310
26 Mcclintock $72,250
27 Kiwanis Park $72,091
28 Kyrene-Superstition $71,250
29 Rural-Geneva $65,878
30 Hughes Acres $65,878
31 Shalimar $61,667
32 Ntna-Canal Park $61,250
33 University Park $60,750
34 Daley Park $60,750
35 Maple-Ash $60,750
36 University Estates $60,750
37 Bell De Mar Crossing $59,792
38 Gililland $57,613
39 Holdeman $57,613
40 Wood Park $56,556
41 Ntna-Indian Bend $56,129
42 Mach 8 $53,333
43 Baseline-Hardy $51,713
44 Pepperwood $51,009
45 Knoell Gardens $47,108
46 Brentwood-Cavalier $47,083
47 Alameda-Campus $47,083
48 Mitchell Park East $46,019
49 Clark Park $46,019
50 Ntna-Cavalier Hills $44,412
51 Ntna-West Rio $44,412
52 Escalante $43,906
53 Ntna-College $43,822
54 Sunset $39,922
55 Alegre Community $39,840
56 University Heights $39,608
57 Riverside $39,430

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Tempe For 2024

Every city has its 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 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 Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Tempe.

We ranked every neighborhood in Tempe by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Sunburst Farms, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Tempe.

The richest neighborhoods in Tempe are Sunburst Farms, Warner Estates, Raintree, Tally Ho Farms North, Tally Ho Farms, Sandahl, Alta Mira, Mission Ridge, Corona Del Sol, and East Rio.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Riverside.

The poorest neighborhoods in Tempe are Riverside, University Heights, Alegre Community, Sunset, and Ntna-College.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Tempe.

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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.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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