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Goodyear, Arizona is a medium sized city in Maricopa County that spans into two zip codes, 85338 and 85395. The city is made up of 14 neighborhoods and is the 15th largest community in the state. Goodyear is a suburb of Phoenix and is considered a part of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. The city is semi-ethnically diverse and in 2008 won an All-American City award. It has a council-manager style of city government with a six member council. The city is located in the Sonoran Desert and has a sub-tropical desert climate. Despite it being located in a desert the Gila River passes through the city. The area began as part of a 16,000 acre plot purchased by Goodyear Company in 1917 to raise cotton for rubber production. The budding community that grew up around the cotton fields was first called Egypt after the type of cotton grown in the fields. But the name was soon changed to Goodyear in honor of Charles Goodyear, the founder of the company and the inventor or vulcanization process that made rubber more durable. The town was incorporated in November of 1946. In the 1980s, 10,000 acres of the former cotton fields were sold to SunCor. The company wasted no time in developing the land and soon it became Palm Valley a master-planned mix-use community. The town was reincorporated as a city in 1985. During recent years, new homes and new planned communities have been constructed bringing new population growth that continues today. Goodyear spans 116.5 square miles all land area and the city has a mixed workforce of both white and blue collar workers. In 2000, the median household income was $57,492, the median family income was $60,707 and the per capita income was $22,506. By 2010, the population was 65,275 and the per capita income was $27,990. In 2013, the population had reached 72,864, the estimated median household income was $72,219 and the estimated per capita income was $28,195. Also, in 2013, the estimated median house or condo value was $208,000, the mean price on all housing units was $242,284 and the median gross rent was $1,136. The estimated population in 2014 was 75,665 showing continued growth in the city. Public education for the students of Goodyear is provided by several school districts including the Avondale Elementary School District, Litchfield Elementary School District, Agua Fria Union High School Fria Union High School District and others. There are also a variety of private and charter schools in the city. Local schools include Palm Valley Elementary, Odyssey Preparatory Academy, Estrella Foothills High School, Desert Edge High School and others. The average commute time for residents of Goodyear is approximately 30 minutes. The community is home to the Estrella Mountain Regional Park spans 20,000 acres and has eight trails, two baseball fields and a track. The community hosts a variety of events like Ballet Under the Stars, the Goodyear Lakeside Music Festival, Skate Fest and more. Homes for sale in the community come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of a variety of buyers. Other real estate options include apartments, condominiums and more. To begin your home search in Goodyear, call Calamia & Company at 623.810.9090.

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      623-414-4833
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      623-327-3111
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      623-772-5200
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      623-772-4100
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      623-474-6600
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      623-772-5000
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      623-535-6000
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      623-772-4700
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      623-535-6000
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      623-474-6600
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      623-772-5000
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      623-772-4300
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      520-568-2280
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      623-414-4833
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      623-772-5200
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      623-327-3111
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      623-474-6600
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      623-772-5000
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      623-535-6000
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      623-772-4700
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      623-414-4833
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      623-772-5200
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      623-327-3111
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      623-772-4100
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      623-474-6600
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      623-772-4700
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      520-568-2280
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      623-873-1860
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      623-414-4833
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      623-327-2470
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      623-932-7000
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      623-932-7200
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      623-873-1860
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