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Renters’ Guide to Estrella Village
Estrella might traditionally be at the heart of Phoenix’s manufacturing industry, but today’s urban village is undergoing its very own renaissance, marked by an abrupt population- (and subsequently, housing-) growth. The village lies directly to the west of Central City, while Maryvale sits above Estrella and Laveen and South Mountain below (cut off by Salt River which runs along Estrella’s southern border).
How far is Estrella from Downtown Phoenix?
Estrella Village is pretty wide, meaning the time it takes to get to Downtown Phoenix does vary. From Tolleson in the west, the drive will take around 30 minutes via Interstate 10, while from the eastern border you can be there in less than 5 minutes.
Estrella Village, Phoenix, AZ Demographics
- Total Population69,046
Female 36,190Male 32,856
- Median Age28.2
Cost of Living in Estrella, Phoenix
The cost of living in Estrella is 12 percent below the Phoenix average and 14 percent lower than the national average. In monetary terms, this means that a month’s utilities should range between $175 and $185, while a three-course dinner for two at one of the best restaurants in Estrella, like Ah-So Sushi & Steak, will cost between $50 to $70.
Because it’s not far from Phoenix’s center, most residents commute by car. But Estrella is also connected by the Valley Metro public transportation system which costs as little as $2 for a single ride.
Average Rent in Estrella Village, Phoenix, AZ
- Estrella Village, Phoenix, AZ Average Rental Price, February, 2018$747/mo
- 1 Bedroom$690
- 2 Bedrooms$846
- 1 Bedroom$863
- 2 Bedroom$1,018
Estrella Village, Phoenix, AZ Apartment Rent Ranges
- < $5006%
Estrella Village, Phoenix, AZ Rent Trends
|All rentals||Studio||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds|
|May / 2017||$745||$554||$698||$819|
|Jan / 2017||$715||$516||$659||$805|
|Sept / 2016||$710||$494||$666||$791|
|May / 2016||$700||$490||$661||$780|
|Jan / 2016||$666||$471||$629||$733|
|Sept / 2015||$651||$494||$611||$712|
|May / 2015||$637||$456||$598||$701|
|Jan / 2015||$616||$432||$580||$682|
Average rent is projected to grow by 5% in 2017 compared to 2016.
Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.
Average rent values on this page are aggregated from data from the following zip codes: 850078500985043
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Living in Estrella, Phoenix
One of the main benefits to living in Estrella is that, because of its proximity to Central City, it’s well-served in terms of amenities. It has a decent nightlife (especially to the east), as well as lots of good malls and restaurants. Because it’s so industry-heavy, Estrella would also be perfect for anybody who doesn’t want a long commute.
With that said, one of the cons of living in Estrella is precisely the fact that the center is so industrial, and it’s only on the western and eastern edges that you get a more vibrant, suburban feel.
Things to do in Estrella, Phoenix
Despite the village’s size, there aren’t that many good parks. However, Falcon Park, up near Estrella’s northern boundary, is pretty popular—especially during Phoenix’s scorching summers—with its pool and baseball pitch. But there are a host of other fun things to do in Estrella and the surrounding area.
It’s not far from the Ak-Chin Pavilion up in Maryvale: a 20,000-capacity amphitheater which is popular among rock and metal bands on the circuit. The Phoenix International Race Way is also just across the river, as is Estrella Mountain Regional Park with its many hiking trails.
Employment and Economy in Estrella
The top industries in Estrella are manufacturing, commerce and distribution. Much of the former is concentrated around Estrella’s many business parks, industrial parks or industrial centers in the village’s center. The Village Planning Committee has also projected more retail opportunities in the neighborhood in the coming years, supplementing the thriving Westridge Commercial Center.
Estrella Village, Phoenix, AZ Households
- Total Number of Households17,909
Family 13,356Non-family 4,554
Children 9,276No Children 8,633
- Average People Per Household3.66
- Median Household Income$28,380
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$773
Education in Estrella
Test scores from Estrella Mountain Elementary (and middle) School are impressive, sitting well above the state average. Westar Elementary School also performs strongly, while in terms of high schools, University High School in the Tolleson area has an outstanding 95% graduation rate.
Estrella Village, Phoenix, AZ Education Statistics
- No High School21%
- Some High School48%
- Some College19%
- Associate Degree4%
- Bachelor Degree6%
- Graduate Degree2%
Tips for Renting in Estrella
The Arizona Department of Housing website has all the information you need concerning your rights as a tenant. But it’s still worth keeping a few renters’ tips in mind, the most important are to make sure that you keep all correspondence between you and your landlord in writing and to keep written records of all rent paid, should any disputes arise.
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