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Tempe is Fun, Festive & Filled with Possibility

Tempe, AZ is a fun college town home to family-friendly festivals, amazing outdoor parks and activities, and a thriving downtown scene. As the proud home base of the main campus of Arizona State University, Tempe is filled with possibilities for fun, entertainment, and great careers. From shopping and dining to entertainment and events to top-notch employment, Tempe has it all. It’s no surprise it ranks the #33 Best City to Live in America!

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Why Do Residents Choose Tempe?


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Fun & Entertainment Abounds

Tempe is a fun, hoppin’ college town—which means there’s plenty of fun to be had. Downtown Mill Ave is a favorite for shopping, dining, and nightlife. Arizona Mills features big-box retailers and attractions like SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona. There are also fun city events, like the Fiesta Bowl Block Party on New Years Eve, P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon, or Spring Training for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Local performance venues, like Gammage Auditorium and Tempe Center for the Arts, feature everything from local artists to renowned performers. And Tempe Marketplace is an open-air mall complete with live music and entertainment throughout the year.

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It's Easy to Get Outside

Get outside in Tempe! It’s easy with all of the beautiful parks and lakes in the area. Visit the favorite Tempe Town Lake to stroll its scenic 5 miles of shoreline or head out on the water with a paddleboard, kayak, or boat. Hayden Butte in Downtown Tempe is a short but scenic hike yielding breathtaking views over the city. There are also numerous city parks packed full of amenities like ball fields and courts, playground and picnic areas, dog parks, skate parks, pools and splash pads, fishing lakes, and more. Kiwanis Park even features an indoor heated wave pool, batting cages, and 15 tennis courts.

Nearby, Papago Park features the Desert Botanical Garden, and to the south, South Mountain Park is filled with opportunities for hiking, mountain and road biking, rock climbing, frisbee golf, horseback riding, and more.

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There are Fantastic Employment Opportunities

With the headquarters of several major companies, as well as hundreds of offices at business parks like Arizona State University Research Park, Papago Park Center, and Fountainhead Corporate Center, Tempe is a top place to find employment in the Phoenix area. Some of its largest employers include, of course, Arizona State University, Salt River Project, Honeywell, Insight Enterprises, and many more.

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Public Schools are Top-Notch

Public school students in Tempe primarily belong to Tempe Elementary School District and Tempe Union High School District (rated the #7 Best Public School District in Arizona). Certain parts of the community are alternatively served by Chandler Unified School District (ranked #2) or Scottsdale Unified School District (#8). Some of the top-rated schools in Tempe include standard high schools like Chandler High or Desert Vista High, as well as public charter schools like Arizona College Preparatory Erie Campus or Tempe Preparatory Academy.

Additionally, Tempe is home to the main campus of Arizona State University, one of the state’s three main public universities. In 1885, Tempe was chosen for the site of the Territorial Normal School, which became Arizona Normal School, Arizona State Teachers College, Arizona State College, and finally Arizona State University.


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Tempe at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 182,499
Zip Code: 85282
County: Maricopa
Median Home Price: $284,000

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Travel & Commute

Downtown Phoenix: 20 min
Glendale: 30 min
Chandler: 20 min
Major Roads: Loop 202, Loop 101, I-10, US-60


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