Peoria

8623 N 67th Drive
Peoria
$ 110,000.00
2
2
1050
8131 N 107th Avenue #67
Peoria
$ 135,000.00
2
1
863
18723 N 92nd Drive
Peoria
$ 154,900.00
2
2
909
7905 W Thunderbird Road #506
Peoria
$ 154,900.00
2
2
1088
8140 N 107th Avenue #294
Peoria
$ 155,000.00
2
2
932
8800 N 107th Avenue #17
Peoria
$ 159,000.00
2
2
1092
8940 W Olive Avenue #127
Peoria
$ 159,000.00
2
1
871
8719 N 67th Lane
Peoria
$ 160,000.00
2
1
1074
8940 W Olive Avenue #51
Peoria
$ 165,000.00
2
2
1022
7472 W Desert Cove Avenue
Peoria
$ 169,950.00
3
1
1227
11625 N 81st Avenue
Peoria
$ 173,000.00
2
1
771
11646 N 80th Drive
Peoria
$ 174,900.00
3
2
1056
10708 N 88th Drive
Peoria
$ 179,000.00
3
1
1080
20616 N 103rd Drive
Peoria
$ 189,900.00
2
1
1121
9502 N 82nd Lane
Peoria
$ 192,500.00
3
2
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Peoria

One of the 25 best places to Retire according to Forbes Magazine
According to AZ Central Peoria is one of the top Cities to retire in
As the number of retirees climbs nationwide, people beginning a new stage of life might want to consider living in the West Valley.
Long known for communities like Sun City and Sun City West, other parts of the
West Valley are attracting attention as options for retirees. Peoria and Glendale recently were ranked in the top-50 best places to retire in the country, with Peoria coming in at No. 10.
The cities were among nine in Arizona on the list created by WalletHub, a financial-planning website for consumers and small-business owners. The 150 largest cities in the U.S. were analyzed and rated based on 25 retirement-related concerns, including housing affordability, recreational activities offered to seniors, quality of health care and other retirement
Arizona as a whole isone of the 10 most tax-friendly states for retirees, according to Kiplinger, a Washington, D.C.-based business and finance-advice publication.
Social Security retirement benefits received under Title II of the Social Security Act are exempt from taxable income, there are no state property taxes or inheritance taxes and personal income taxes are low compared with other states.
Additionally, annual rainfall and the high number of sunny days appeals to many from places pestered by gloomy winter weather.
Retirees in Peoria find a wide selection of activities targeted to them.
Programs include Silver Sneakers, which encourages seniors to stay active.
Additionally,  the city recreational amenities reflect a changing retirement community.
We know our retirees are younger and healthier than ever before.
The Peoria Sports Complex and the city 10 miles of paved trails are
popular among active retirees.
AARP projects that by 2040, the state will see a 300 percent increase in residents ages 85 or older. The group also found seniors in Arizona have lower rates of high blood pressure, obesity, smoking and diabetes than the nation average rates.
Whole communities already cater to retirees and other active adults. Sun City West near Peoria houses 30,000 residents. It has four recreational centers, seven golf courses and a 30-lane bowling alley. Local grocery stores, banks and restaurants also are clustered throughout the community.

Overview

Introduction to Peoria, Arizona The city of Peoria got its name in the late 1880s from early settlers who moved from Peoria, Illinois to this area of Arizona in order to farm the land. Incorporated in 1954, Peoria has steadily grown from a farming community. Peoria is centrally located, only 13 miles from the city of Phoenix. Other nearby cities include Glendale (approximately 4 miles southeast), Surprise (approximately 9 miles to the northwest), Tempe (approximately 22 miles to the southeast), Scottsdale (approximately 25 miles to the east), and Mesa (approximately 30 miles to the east). Peoria is governed by a mayor and a city council consisting of six district representatives, all of whom are elected. Peoria Arts and Culture Peoria is home to Lake Pleasant Regional Park, a large water recreation area housing campgrounds and offering a variety of fishing and boating activities. Another major recreational facility is the Peoria Sports Complex, which serves as the spring training site for both the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres. Built in 1994, the complex was the first Major League Baseball facility to be shared by two teams for spring training games and year-round player development. Peoria is also home to the Challenger Space Center, a facility over 20,000 square feet in size, which offers simulated space missions and other educational experiences for school students, families, and interested individuals. Additional attractions in and around Peoria include:
  • Canyon Raceway
  • Turf Soaring School
  • Peoria Historical Society Museum
  • Polar Ice Peoria
  • Cave Creek (nearby Phoenix)
  • Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum (nearby Phoenix)
  • Deer Valley Rock Art Center (nearby Phoenix)
Sports fans have a lot to choose from, both within the boundaries of Peoria and a short drive away. These include the following:
  • Baseball:
    • Cactus League - The Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres share the Peoria Sports Complex for their spring training games in March. Several other MLB teams hold spring training at nearby sites:
      • Texas Rangers/Kansas City Royals (Surprise)
      • Oakland A's/Milwaukee Brewers (Phoenix)
      • Chicago Cubs (Mesa)
      • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (Tempe)
      • San Francisco Giants (Scottsdale)
    • Major League Baseball: MLB - Arizona Diamondbacks (Phoenix)
  • Basketball:
    • National Basketball Association: NBA - Phoenix Suns
    • Women's National Basketball Association: WNBA - Phoenix Mercury
  • Football:
    • National Football League: NFL - Arizona Cardinals (Tempe)
  • Hockey:
    • National Hockey League: NHL - Phoenix Coyotes
  • Lacrosse:
    • National Lacrosse League: NLL - Arizona Sting (Glendale)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA
    • Arizona State Sun Devils (Tempe)