Idyllic, established Arizona neighborhood with picturesque mountain views and robust local businesses

      Welcome to Arcadia 

      Arcadia is known for its mature landscape, lush grassy lots, custom homesites and utopian-like feel. The Arcadia neighborhood has many walking and biking paths, making getting out and exploring a breeze. Arcadia is known for its citrus orchards, which is why many of its estates are situated on spacious lots with mature trees and gorgeous green spaces. People flock to Arcadia for its lush greenery, access to local shopping and dining, and sunny active lifestyle.

      What to Love

      • Spectacular Camelback Mountain views
      • Plentiful walking and biking paths
      • Proximity to popular local restaurants
      • Availability of social amenities like schools and country clubs​​​​​​​

      Local Lifestyle 

      The Arcadia neighborhood has a rich history as one of the greenest communities in the Valley. It was at one point known as the cradle for citrus orchards. Arcadia has some highly recognized hotels such as the Royal Palms Resort, which offers Spanish-inspired charm. Residents enjoy weekend outdoor activities such as hiking Camelback Mountain and biking one of the neighborhood's paths. ​​​​​​​

      Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

      Chelsea's Kitchen and The Henry are two of Arcadia’s most popular restaurants. Chelsea’s Kitchen is perfect for those looking for an outstanding patio experience. On the other hand, The Henry is categorized as “upscale-casual” making it suitable for a wide range of occasions, from a business lunch to a girls’ brunch. You’ll also want to try La Grande Orange, an Arcadia favorite (lovingly called LGO by longtime fans) for coffee runs or an easy and delicious Saturday breakfast. Don’t forget to grab a bag of their famous English muffins!

      Arcadia is also a hub for boutique fitness. The Madison Improvement Club is a staple in the community for upbeat cycling enthusiasts. It’s truly a party on a bike! Radi8 is another hot spot (literally) for those looking to get their sweat on at a hot yoga class.

      Things to Do

      Visit Scottsdale Fashion Square, where luxury and fashion are served. With 200+ stores including the most well-known luxury designers and popular brands, it’s hard to leave this destination without finding something to take home. With fine dining restaurants like Toca Madera, Nobu, and Francine located just outside the mall, your next meal is just steps away.

      You can also make your stay in Arcadia complete by visiting the highly esteemed Phoenician Resort, known for their one-of-a-kind golf course and unbelievable Camelback Mountain views. For some relaxation, plan a spa or pool day at the Royal Palms Resort known for its Spanish-inspired architecture and charm at every turn. Participate in golf, fitness training, tennis, or swimming at Arizona Country Club, which has the distinction of being the first winter resort ever built in Phoenix and dates back to 1909.


      The Arcadia neighborhood is home to the Arcadia Unified School District. 

      Overview for ARCADIA, AZ

      37,558 people live in ARCADIA, where the median age is 38.4 and the average individual income is $63,176. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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      38.4 years

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      Demographics and Employment Data for ARCADIA, AZ

      ARCADIA has 16,966 households, with an average household size of 2.21. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in ARCADIA do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 37,558 people call ARCADIA home. The population density is 2,490.08 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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      49.41 / 50.59%

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      Schools in ARCADIA, AZ

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      The following schools are within or nearby ARCADIA. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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      Great Hearts Academies - Veritas Prep
      6th - 12th
      Great Hearts Academies - Archway Veritas
      K - 12th
      Ingleside Middle School
      6th - 8th
      Hopi Elementary School
      K - 5th
      PreK - 8th
      No rating available
      Ombudsman - Charter East II
      9th - 12th
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      9th - 12th
      EVIT - Arcadia High School
      9th - 12th
      No rating available
      Tavan Elementary School
      PreK - 5th
      Monte Vista Elementary School
      PreK - 8th
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      Biltmore Preparatory Academy
      K - 8th

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