Peoria is one of the fastest growing cities in Arizona and the perfect place to own a luxury home. According to 2010 Census Bureau releases, the population of the city is 154,065. Peoria is currently the sixth largest city in Arizona for land area, and the ninth largest for population. It was named after the city of Peoria in Illinois. The word “peoria” is a corruption of the Illini word for “prairie fire. It has one of the finest Spring Training Facilities that is home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners who share the Peoria Sports Complex. Recently Money Magazine listed Peoria in its Top 100 Places to Live. The city also has some of the finest shopping centers, sports parks and restaurants in the valley.
The city also has some of the newest and nicest homes. New homes are constantly being built as Peoria has so much undeveloped land. It also has some of the nicest homes that can be found in Arizona. Follow this blog post to find the latest and greatest million dollar homes in the city.
Peoria also boasts the Lake Pleasant Regional Park. Lake Pleasant is used as a major water sports recreation center for the Phoenix metro area, as well as serving as an important storage reservoir for the rapidly growing region. A number of boat docks and beach access make the lake a popular destination for scuba diving, water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing and other water sports. The park also includes restaurants, some shopping and a highly informative learning center.
Whatever your hobbies or interests, Peoria is sure to be a perfect place for all. With new construction happening every day there is truly something for everyone.
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