Sunset, Tempe, AZ

Sunset Neighborhood Guide Tempe, AZ

About

The Sunset neighborhood in Tempe, Arizona is a charming residential area located near the Arizona State University's campus. The neighborhood is bordered by popular arteries such as the Superstition Freeway to the south and Mill Avenue to the west. Abuzz with activities, Sunset offers a vibrant blend of college-town energy and quiet suburban serenity. The expansive Tempe Town Lake and the iconic Sun Devil Stadium are just a stone's throw away.

What You Will Love About Sunset, Tempe, Arizona

  • The neighborhood's proximity to Arizona State University brings a dynamic college-town energy that is hard to match.
  • Sunset offers ample outdoor recreational opportunities with nearby Tempe Town Lake and Papago Park.
  • Despite its lively atmosphere, Sunset maintains a peaceful residential feel, making it an ideal place for both students and families.

What's Nearby

Sunset is strategically located close to the bustling downtown Tempe, which hosts a myriad of restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions. The Tempe Beach Park is another popular destination nearby, perfect for picnics, walking, or jogging. The neighborhood is also conveniently near the Phoenix Zoo and the Desert Botanical Garden.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Sunset is a unique mix of the vibrant college scene and suburban tranquility. Its residents enjoy easy access to both academic pursuits and outdoor recreations, making it a popular choice for students, faculty, and families who appreciate its central location and lively atmosphere.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 114 restaurants, 16 grocery stores, and 14 parks within a mile of the Sunset neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Rollins Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1090 W 5th St

  • GROCERY
    Rollins Family Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1090 W 5th St

  • GROCERY
    Fujiya Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1335 W University Dr

  • SHOPPING
    Ari-Med Pharmaceuticals

    Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.6 miles

    1615 W University Dr

  • GROCERY
    Tempe Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    805 S Farmer Ave

  • GROCERY
    Whole Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    750 S Ash Ave

Sunset Apartments and Rentals

86 Rental properties in Sunset, Tempe, AZ.

  • Studio 710 property

    $1,039+

    Studio 710

    Studio • 1 Bath

    350–450 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 1133 West Fifth property

    $1,479+

    1133 West Fifth

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    950 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Tremezzo on the Lake property

    $1,399+

    Tremezzo on the Lake

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    558–708 Sqft

    Available 6/30

  • 902 W 2nd St - # 2 property

    $1,395

    902 W 2nd St - # 2

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    700 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1023 West 5th Street #1002 property

    $2,324

    1023 West 5th Street #1002

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1294 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1293 W 5th St property

    $1,550

    1293 W 5th St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    846 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
14.6%
2.4%
utilities
1.2%
0.8%
food
1.8%
5.4%
transportation
4.8%
10.5%
healthcare
4.9%
10.4%

Sunset Demographics

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Sunset Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 22 of 22 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 20 of 22 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 18 of 22 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 17 of 22 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 14 of 22 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 14 of 22 renters

Sunset Transportation

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METRO Mill Ave/Third St

Train Stop

50 W 3rd St

METRO Priest Dr /Washington St

Train Stop

1166 W Washington St

Metro Light Rail - Priest/washington

Train Stop

1166 W Washington St

Source: foursquare.com

Sunset Schools

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