A Highly-Skilled, Young Workforce

A Highly-Skilled, Young Workforce

Robust Infrastructure

Global, Innovative Brands

Diverse Real Estate

Ideal Climate

The PHX East Valley is a dynamic region of the Southwestern United States that has experienced tremendous growth over the past twenty-five years. Collaborative dialogue between civic, political, business, and educational leaders, coupled with thoughtful regional planning efforts has resulted in a robust and vital economy with regional assets such as:

  • A Highly-Skilled, Young Workforce
  • Robust Infrastructure
  • Global, Innovative Brands
  • Diverse Real Estate
  • Ideal Climate

Let’s take a deeper dive into the data:

Transportation

Public Transit

Public transportation in the PHX East Valley is provided by Valley Metro regional transit service and offers bus and light rail routes, as well as car and vanpool programs. The light rail network serves Tempe and Mesa, and a rail extension into downtown Mesa is now operating with additional expansion plans underway.

Highways

US 60
  • East-west corridor
  • Intersects Loop 101 and Loop 202
Loop 202
  • 55-mile beltway circulating the PHX East Valley
  • Surrounds the cities of Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, and Gilbert
Loop 101
  • Semi-beltway encompassing much of the Greater Phoenix area
  • Links Chandler, Tempe, Mesa, and Scottsdale
  • Provides easy access to city centers and ASU’s Tempe campus
State Route 24
  • First mile from Loop 202 to Ellsworth Road opened in May 2014
  • Planned as a controlled-access highway to move traffic from PHX East Valley to northwestern Pinal County
PHX East Valley is also served by major interstate routes including Interstate 10 (east-west from FL to CA), Interstate 8 (east-west from AZ to CA), and Interstate 19 (north-south to Mexico).

Aviation

PHX East Valley has a long history of aviation & aerospace assets, with two commercial service hubs coupled with two of the busiest general aviation airports in the country that also serve as relievers.

Commercial Aviation

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX):
  • One of the 10 busiest airports in the United States
  • Daily economic impact of $79 million
  • Typical day at Sky Harbor: 1,200+ aircraft arrive and depart, carrying 100,000+ passengers, and handling 800+ tons of air cargo

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA):

  • Hosts more than 50 companies
  • Three runways measuring 10,400, 10,200, and 9,300 feet can accommodate the largest aircraft in the world
  • Serves 38 cities with non-stop service via Allegiant Airlines as well as continuing service to many more destinations
  • Contributes $1.3 billion annually to the Arizona economy
  • An international aerospace center with aircraft maintenance, modification, testing and pilot training
  • Designated as Foreign Trade Zone #221, as well as a Military Reuse Zone, offering aviation companies a significant financial edge in the global marketplace

General Aviation

Chandler Municipal Airport (CHD)

  • Excellent business airport, it is also a base for charter, transport, and sightseeing excursions, and is home to world-class training institutions
  • Anchors the Airpark Area, a 9-square mile Employment Corridor. By 2025, experts suggest the Airpark Area employment corridor will be home to more than 25,000 jobs and more than 25 million square feet of non-residential space. Numerous parcels surrounding the airport are available for commercial development. This area also features a 23-acre land parcel with the option for rare Through-the Fence access into the airport.
  • Home to a world-class heliport facility

Falcon Field Airport (FFZ)

  • Two runways of 5,100 and 3,800 feet accommodate a wide variety of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters
  • More than 80 on-airport businesses provide aviation service–fueling, maintenance and repairs, inspections, avionics, aircraft painting and aircraft interiors–to support aircraft operations, manufacturing, or research & development activities.

Education

Average SAT Score

Average ACT Score

Percentage of the Population age 25+ who have earned a Bachelors Degree or Higher

Note: SAT scores range from 600 to 2400, combining test results from three 800-point sections.

*East Valley ACT data does not include the Town of Gilbert because scores were not available. ACT composite scores reflect overall performance, with scores ranging from 1 to 36.

PHX East Valley Higher Education Institutions

Total PHX East Valley Higher Education Enrollment – 116,450

PHX East Valley High Schools

Of more than 23,000 highschools in the nation:

Population

Labor
Age breakdown
Population Growth

Commute

PHX East Valley travel time to work in minutes

Real Estate

Median Sales Price for Existing Single Family Home

Climate

Cost of Living

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