Living in Goodyear

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Goodyear is chosen by individuals, families and businesses as their community of choice in Arizona because of high quality of life, affordable housing and high education attainment levels. In fact, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Goodyear as one of the fastest growing cities in America.

 

The most recent Citizen Satisfaction Survey reveals that:

  • 97% feel safe in their neighborhood.
  • 96% said Goodyear is an excellent-good place to live.
  • 95% would recommend Goodyear as a place to live
  • 95% rated Fire Services as excellent-good
  • 94% rated Emergency Medical Services as excellent-good
  • 91% of the residents are happy with the overall quality of life

Affordable Housing
Even though Goodyear was founded more than 60 years ago, the majority of Goodyear's housing stock is less than 12 years old. There are currently over 26,000 dwelling units built in Goodyear so there is a lot of growth to come. Individuals and families have numerous master planned communities to choose from.

The median home sale value of homes is $178,300, so housing is very affordable in Goodyear. There is something for everyone. From homes for first time home buyers to custom built homes, you and your employees will find what you are looking for.

Goodyear offers an abundance of attractions including over 100 restaurants, great shopping, theaters, over 20,000 acres of recreational parks, and approximately 47 miles of multi-use paved trails and equestrian multi-use unpaved trails.

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Community Facilities and Events
Enjoy attending professional sports events at the award winning
Goodyear Ballpark Spring Training and player development home of the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians. This state-of-the-art baseball complex includes 8,000 stadium seats, 1,500 lawn seats, 6 luxury suites, terrace seating on the third level behind home plate, and 500 seats in the Right Field Pavilion. In 2014 it was voted as the #1 Spring Training facility in the Cactus League and second in all of baseball.

Goodyear’s Parks & Recreation Department also offers an abundance of park and recreational facilities; including a community center, public swimming pools, four dog parks, and a BMX park.

Great Goodyear Events include:

  • Spring Training
  • Car shows
  • 5K Runs
  • Movie Nights
  • Star Spangled 4th
  • Fall Festival
  • Home Plate for the Holidays
  • And more!

Scenic Attractions
Estrella Mountain Regional Park comprises almost 20,000 acres. The park contains 8 major mixed use trails (hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding) of more than 33 miles, a 9.5 mile competitive track, campgrounds, two baseball fields and a large horse staging area. The park also boasts the county's only grassy picnic area, a golf course and a professional level rodeo arena.

With several public and semi-public golf courses, Goodyear offers something for golfers of all levels. Rolling hills and tree-lined fairways, water hazards and sand traps, each course has its own character filled with competitive challenges. From executive to championship courses, you’ll enjoy playing Goodyear’s unique golf landscape. Great local courses in and around Goodyear include: Palm Valley Golf Club, Eagles Nest Golf Club, Tuscany Falls Golf Club, Tres Rios Golf CourseGolf Club of EstrellaFalcon Golf Club, and Wigwam Resort & Golf Club.

Entertainment
Shopping is abundant in Goodyear with everything from upscale boutiques to power shopping centers. Goodyear will be home to the future Estrella Falls Mall; it will be the largest indoor-shopping mall in the southwest valley over 1.1 million square feet of specialty shops, high end retailers and dining. The first phase is the spectacular Harkins Theatre with 78,000-square-foot 16-screen multiplex that opened in October 2016. Additional development will follow in direct response to market conditions.

The Bible Museum is a unique museum where you can actually hold, turn pages and read some of the rarest printed Bibles and rare theological books on the planet.

The West Valley Arts Council sponsors a year-round schedule of performances in all disciplines of the Arts, held at various venues in the West Valley.

The organization also champions arts education, particularly focused on initiatives which serve our children such as the Missoula Children's Theater, classes, camps and scholarship programs; and extensive partnering with local school districts.

Access to great Valley-wide entertainment such as: NFL Football - Arizona Cardinals, MLB Baseball - Arizona Diamondbacks, NHL Hockey - Arizona Coyotes, NBA Basketball - Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Center for the Arts, Phoenix Art Museum, Comerica Theatre, Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix Zoo, Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium, and more!

Now for your desk top or smart phone, the 2015 Annual Official Goodyear Visitors Guide.


Quality Care Options
Residents have access to a full range of health services within a short distance of their homes. Abrazo West Campus was recently classified as one of a handful of Trauma I healthcare facilities in the state.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America leads the charge on a local, state and national level - treating late stage cancer patients with the most successful treatment programs in existence.  A single minded focus of making cancer obsolete is their mission. Individual patient focused programs working in conjunction with research and development teams are what make Cancer Treatment Centers of America the foremost authority on cancer treatment in the world.

Outpatient clinics, 24-hour emergency medical facilities and wellness programs such as those at Banner Health Center in Estrella provide critical care and useful information to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The community’s medical facilities boast the most up to date technology for use on patients.

 

Contact us today at gyecdev@goodyearaz.gov to learn more!

 

 

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