Paradise Valley, Arizona is a small community consisting of approximately 12,820 residents and is located near Phoenix. Due to its geographical location, Paradise Valley weather is normally warm and sometimes quite hot in the summer.
The Phoenix Metropolitan area is famous for sunshine, popular attractions, both indoor and out, its casual down-home hospitality, and friendly folks. This area draws thousands of tourists all year round and makes it one of the most desired regions in which to live or play.
The median income for a household in the town was $150,228, and the median income for a family was $164,811. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $52,302 for females. The per capita income for the town was $81,290. About 1.9% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over. In 2012, the magazine “Forbes” named Paradise Valley’s zip code, 85253, the 71st most expensive in the United States. This ranking also makes it the most expensive in the state of Arizona in addition to the most expensive in the entire Southwestern United States.