The neighborhood of Central City is located in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.
There is an extensive selection of green spaces in Central City. There are around 40 green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Barrios Unidos Park and Deck Park, which makes it easy to reach them. Since there are few pedestrians, this part of the city is relatively quiet; however noise levels are higher closer to the airport (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport), Red Mountain Freeway, Papago Freeway or one of the railway lines.
In Central City, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. This neighborhood also has a variety of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around three quarters of the units in Central City whereas the rest are occupied by owners. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of the city were constructed before the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from most houses for sale in Central City. Along with public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to food, the nearest grocery store in Central City is typically only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, for instance along Van Buren Street, and a small variety of coffee shops is available as well.
The car is very often the favored approach to move around in Central City. It is especially convenient to access a place to park, and many houses for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Black Canyon Freeway. On the other hand, public transit users may have few choices in this part of Phoenix due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, home owners can depend on the East Economy Station, McDowell/Central Ave Station and 38th St/Washington Station with access to the PHX Sky Train and Valley Metro Rail. There are about 30 bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most homes. Walking in this neighborhoodis not very common, although many daily errands can be run on foot.