Peoria, Arizona

Life in Peoria, Arizona, explained by people who’ve lived in Peoria:

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Peoria Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Peoria?

  • Our ward. (Kali, 5 years)
  • Close enough to the “city” but far enough away from the busy. (Abbie, 6 years)
  • It’s safe and tends to be more upscale than many other bordering cities. (Deborah, 27 years)

Peoria Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Peoria?

  • Far away from family. (Kali, 5 years)
  • The restaurant selection (lots and lots of chains, not a ton of local). (Abbie, 6 years)

Peoria Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Peoria?

  • Going to the library or going to the parks. (Kali, 5 years)
  • Beautiful parks. Many kid friendly places like sky zone, etc. and also lots of attractions for adult only nights out, food truck Friday. (Deborah, 27 years)

Peoria’s Reputation

What’s Peoria known for?

  • Peoria sports complex is a big one, but to me it’s the good neighbors. (Deborah, 27 years)

Peoria Crime

What’s the crime like in Peoria? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • We’ve always felt safe here. (Kali, 5 years)
  • Some areas have gotten crime, but the neighborhoods seem to revamp in fewer years than other cities. (Deborah, 27 years)

Peoria Advice

Any advice for people moving to Peoria?

  • I prefer the northern part of Peoria. (Abbie, 6 years)
  • You won’t be disappointed with the Peoria area! (Deborah, 27 years)

Peoria Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Peoria (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • I was born and raised here, I have so many. I’ve lived outside of Peoria for about a years worth of time collectively. I love that we have the fireworks and the big bash at PSC and Halloween bash too. (Deborah, 27 years)

Peoria’s Future

How do you think Peoria will change over the next 10 years?

  • I think with the newer places being put in it’s going to bring big revenue for us, and will keep our city going as it’s always been, if not better. (Deborah, 27 years)

Peoria Facts

Any other interesting facts about Peoria?

  • Peoria HS main building is over 100 years old. (Deborah, 27 years)