Learn More About Mesa, Arizona
Currently there are 1,222 homes for sale, 51 condos and apartments for sale, 94 vacant land for sale and 158 townhomes for sale in Mesa
Background on Mesa
Mesa is located in Maricopa County, Arizona. This suburb is located a little more than 20 miles East of Phoenix. The surrounding areas of Mesa are Temple which is to the West, Chandler and Gilbert which are both located to the South as well as Salt River Pima – Maricopa Indian Community on the North and Apache Junction and Queen Creek on the East. The estimated population here in Mesa as of 2017 was just under 500,000. Mesa is the third largest City in Arizona behind Phoenix and Tucson. Mesa is approximately 139 square miles and only a tiny portion of that is made up of water. One of the most interesting things about Mesa is that it is so long in the East to West directions that people refer to the areas that they live in as either East Mesa or West Mesa. This helps to avoid a lot of confusion when someone asks where in Mesa you live. The distance between East and West Mesa is about 18 miles.
Climate in Mesa
Mesa is located in the Sonoran Desert so the climate here is a categorized as a “Hot Desert” climate. The summer months here tend to be dry and often times very hot. The winters on the other hand tend to be cool but not freezing. The cool season here lasts for just about three months. From the end of November until the end of February the daily average high is a very comfortable 73 degrees. The low for this time just about 43 degrees. The hot season on the other hand lasts for close to four months. From the end of May until mid to late September the daily average high is a staggering 97 degrees. The low for this time is hovering around 81 degrees. Here in Mesa the weather rarely drops below 35 during the winter which is great if you want to live somewhere without any snow. During the summer months there have been times when the temperature has gone up to 111 degrees due to the heat index. But, for the most part you can expect to see the daily high during the warm months to be just about 97 degrees.
Major Employers in Mesa
There are several major employers here in Mesa. The top five largest as of 2015 are as follows: The Banner Health System employs almost 10,000 people, the Mesa Public Schools employs around 8,500 people, Boeing employs almost 5,000, the City of Mesa employs roughly 3,600 people and Walmart employs around 2,500. Since this poll was taken back in 2015 these numbers have changed and most likely increased.
Attractions in Mesa
There is so much to do here in Mesa. If you are a sports fan you can take a trip over to Sloan Park. This baseball park holds 15,000 people and was opened back in 2014. It was paid for and built by the residents of the City of Mesa. This decision was included in a ballot during a local election. This ball park serves as the spring training for the Chicago Cubs but it also home to the Arizona League Cubs which is part of the Arizona League as well as the Mesa Solar Sox which is part of the Arizona Fall League. The size and set up of this ball park is almost exact of that of Wrigley Field, which is the home of the Chicago Cubs. This park is also the largest spring training facility in all of Major League Baseball. If you are more into art there is plenty for you to do here as well. The Mesa Arts Center is located in downtown Mesa. This performing and visual arts complex is standing at around 210,000 square feet and cost $95 million to construct back in 2005. The Mesa Arts Centers has so much all within its 210,000 square feet that it might be hard to pick just one thing to do. There is the Farnsworth Studio Theatre that has only 99 seats which makes for a very intimate theatre experience. There is also the 1,600 seat Ikeda Theatre as well as the Mesa Contemporary Arts which has five art galleries in its 5,500 square foot exhibition location. Mesa Arts also has 14 visual and performing arts studios which offers adults and children the option of getting hands on and learning everything from painting and ceramics all the way down to acting and dance. This place is a must see if you live in Mesa.
Mesa is a gorgeous desert city that has a great economy as well as a spring training facility for sports fans and an arts center for all the art lovers out there. Mesa is a must see if you are thinking of moving to Arizona!
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Currently Mesa has 1,560 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 09/16/2021. Of these properties, 1,222 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Mesa, and 51 condos are for sale by their owners in Mesa. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Mesa, is $521,634, the average condo price in Mesa, is $416,928. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $141. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 72,105 of properties sold in Mesa. Of these properties, 59,214 single family homes have sold by their owners in Mesa, and 2,875 condos have sold by their owners in Mesa. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Mesa, is $319,463. Single family homes have been selling for 151 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Mesa, is $287,704. Condos have been selling for 134 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Mesa, are:
Eastmark (20 For Sale),
West Main Station Village Townhomes (6 For Sale),
Las Sendas (5 For Sale),
Agave Village (5 For Sale),
Summit Lot 1 275 Tr A,b (5 For Sale),
Sunland Village East Six (5 For Sale),
Mesquite Canyon 1 (4 For Sale),
Desert Vistas Unit 2 At Las Sendas (4 For Sale),
Beautiful Mountain Views (4 For Sale),
Dreamland Villa (4 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 09/16/2021