The neighborhood of Maryvale is located in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Maryvale. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to the railway line, Black Canyon Freeway or Papago Freeway. Finally, parks, like Marivue Park and Sueno Park, are very well-distributed and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy, resulting in them being easy to reach from a lot of locations in Maryvale.
In Maryvale, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city has a variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this area is evenly split between owners and renters. The median year of construction for houses in this neighborhood is 1981.
Property owners in Maryvale will value that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. Residents are served by over 300 restaurants and coffee shops as well. With respect to education, in Maryvale, house owners will usually be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Locals can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Maryvale is a very good part of Phoenix for getting around by car. It is convenient to access a parking spot, and it is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway, such as Black Canyon Freeway, from any home in Maryvale. However, this area is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Maryvale is not particularly convenient for traveling on foot because carrying out daily needs is sometimes difficult.