Glendale real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $1,508
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: -1.20%
- Median Home Value: $385,959
- Best Time To Sell a Home: April
- Affordability Index: Moderate
- Days To Sell a House: 52
- Job Market: Fair
- Public School Ranking: 48
Location and weather
The city of Glendale is in Maricopa County, Arizona and is located around 9 miles northwest from Downtown Phoenix. This city is well-known as the home of the Gila River Arena and the University of Phoenix Stadium. Along with hosting sporting events, Glendale is also known for its parks and recreation, family-friendly activities, and being an overall entertainment hub. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy Glendale's antique shops, local jazz festivals, a bustling nightlife and a variety of great food.
The weather in Glendale typically consists of clear skies, and sunshine. Summers are hot and dry, but winters are cool.
Population, job market and cost of living
Glendale has a population of 254,805, with a growth rate of 0.85% annually.
The job market has decreased by -1.97% over the last year. In ten years, job growth is predicted to be 46.09%. Some of the largest employers in this city include SAFE Management at Ford Field, Peoria Unified School District, Knipp Brothers Industries LLC, Washington Elementary School district and Glendale Community College. Around 14% of the population work in business, management and finance, and around 28% of the population work in sales, retail and administrative support.
Cost of living in Glendale is slightly higher than Arizona's overall average, but it is considered a more affordable place to live considering its large size. Housing costs are also more affordable in comparison to other cities in Arizona.
Glandale real estate market details
- West Pinnacle Peak
- Pioneer Estates
- West Deer Valley
- Union Hills Drive
- Arrowhead Ranch
There has been a -1.2% decrease in median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $385,959.
The best time to sell a home for the highest value sale is in April. For those in need of a quick sale, the best month to sell is in October.
The affordability index in Glendale is 108. This number indicates moderate affordability in this city.
The top ranked public schools are Legacy Traditional School, Legend Springs Elementary, Sierra Verde Elementary, Sandra Day O'Connor High School, and Mountain Ridge High School. This information is supported by data measuring academic performance and equity.