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Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a motivating factor when deciding which destination fits best. The rent burden for Goodyear is around 18.8% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Goodyear is around $1,362 and the median price of a home in Goodyear costs around $256,338.
Demographics and Values
Goodyear has a population density of 161 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Goodyear consists of 79,858 people. Out of the total city population, 47.1% are male and 52.9% are female. The median age of Goodyear is 37 years old. In Goodyear, 12.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 22.2% have a high-school diploma, 11.9% have a graduate degree, and 29.9% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Goodyear, 8.1% have some form of disability, 4.0% consider themselves widows, 8.7% live in poverty, and 58.5% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Goodyear is 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.8% Asian, 27.5% Hispanic, 4.8% mixed race, 75.2% white, 1.2% Native American, 4.7% other or not specified, and 8.9% black.
An overview of Arizona
Overall, Arizona ranks 34th out of all states in quality of life and 23rd in healthcare. The natural beauty of Arizona is ranked 33rd in the nation. There are 96 hospitals and 153 health centers that service a population of 7,296,554. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Verde Valley Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Mayo Clinic Hospital. The state of Arizona has a cost of living index of 97.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.9 and a housing index rating of 91.7.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 45% of Arizona residents voted Democrat and 49% voted Republican. In Arizona, 30% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 38. In terms of religious values, 34% of Arizona's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,673 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Arizona there are 67 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Arizona ranks 11th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
During the winter, the average temperature in Arizona drops to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 75°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11°F during the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81°F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 112°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 34°F during the month of June. Arizona experiences an average humidity rating of about 39%.The highest monthly average humidity rating is 61% in the month of January. On average, Arizona has an air quality index rating of around 49.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 65.5 AQI.On average, the state receives 1.04 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 4.92 inches. While residents of Arizona mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arizona can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Arizona
The state of Arizona has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of spruce, desert flowers, juniper, and jojoba.While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the collared lizard, the coyote, or the black and brown bears.The state animal of Arizona is the the ringtail cat.