Retire in Goodyear, AZ

Livability Score
45
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
70148
Median Househould Income
70293
Median Age
35.8
65 Years and Over
8943
Median Home Value
192500
Unemployed
2066
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Corral West Arena

My husband and I attended the Cowboy Cookout last Saturday night, and had such an amazing time. The staff was incredibly friendly, the food was delicious,...

2. Oasis Bagels

I stopped in today as part of my routine when I'm in town. Being Mothers Day it was busy, but the staff handled the crowd and the business with the same...

3. Ada's Fish Fry

Omg omg omg my inner fat girl screams I LOVE THIS PLACE!!! Food was fresh and simply devine...we will def be back

4. Royal Jasmine Thai Restaurant

One of my favorite things to do is go out to dinner and find someplace that I've never been to before. Thai food is a guilty pleasure of mine, and I can be...

5. MOD Pizza

Currently my favorite build-your-own pizza place. The crust is delicious and better than the others. I really like the different suggested pizzas; very...

Golf
1. Valley Golf Center

My husband and I had an AMAZING golf lesson today with Paul!! He was patient, knowledgeable, and very friendly!! The shop had everything you needed would...

2. The Phoenician Golf Club

Came here for my birthday and it was one of the most relaxing rounds of golf i have ever played and the cart comes around and they have great sandwiches and...

3. PING Golf

Awesome facility. Both the factory tour and the club fitting were memorable events and well worth the investment of time.

4. The Westin Kierland Golf Club

I rarely write reviews but the food at Brittlebush was so awesome and the service was so exceptional that I needed to recognize them for a fantastic...

5. Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club

Ak-Chin Southern Dunes is a hidden gem of a golf course. It's well worth the drive if you're in central/southern phoenix. The main attribute is the courses...

Active
1. Apex Balloons

This was a birthday gift 1 year in the making! After many other failed flight attempts (thanks Mother Nature) we were finally able to take off on 8/15. We...

2. CrossFit Fury

This gym is amazing! I travel for work and get to see a lot of CrossFit gyms and this gym sets the standard for what it Jim shouldn't body; clean...

3. Arizona Outback Adventures - AOA

I did the five day Havasupai Falls trip in October. The guides (Tyler, Liz, Kevin, & Paul) were all incredibly knowledgeable, kind, patience, and most of...

4. Go Paddle AZ

This was my second time with Go Paddle Az, and I can't wait to go again. I went with my co workers and we had a blast. I made reservations on line, and when...

5. Fightertown Paintball Park

This is the type of field that got me hooked on paintball to begin with. The layout format is more geared towards woodsball / scenario, rather than...

Arts
1. The Brush Bar

OK...this was probably my most surprising 5 star rating of all time. I know a lot of people think these group painting/wine drinking places are cheesy, and...

2. Psychic Readings By Lilly

I am a very skeptical and conservative person, but since I had encountered an unexpected situation in my life that I needed help with, I decided to take a...

3. Nearly Naked Theatre

Love this place! Always a good time! Arrive early enough to get a drink or two, the. Get seated bc it's first come, first serve seating so get in line!...

4. The Gaming Zone

Called and spoke with a very helpful and kind employee about a arcade repair reference. Thank you in advance, we have reached out and are waiting back to...

5. The Painters Lounge

Super fun! We booked the Painter's Lounge for a corporate team event and it was the perfect choice! Dina was very accommodating and even helped me secure...

Shopping
1. Comikaze and Toys

I hate this store. It is jammed ceiling to floor with comic books and most importantly Star Wars stuff. Vintage, neo, recent. I spend lots of my disposable...

2. Barnes & Noble Booksellers

:) book time for my kids!! They were so excited to get new books for this summer. I forgot how much fun books are !!!! This place is huge :) Totally...

3. Inland Water Divers

Took a class with the ultimate goal of going to the Bahamas with my son and part of his scout troop. What we found was a great group of instructors and...

4. Cost Plus World Market

I prefer this location over the one in the Arrowhead area. I like that it's usually less busy than the Arrowhead location, it's usually more organized and...

5. Got Ammo LLC

These guys are always relaxed, helpful, and give great advice and service. Best gun store in the valley I've visited so far!

Health
1. CrossFit Fury

This gym is amazing! I travel for work and get to see a lot of CrossFit gyms and this gym sets the standard for what it Jim shouldn't body; clean...

2. Eleutheria Wellness Center

My daughter has been taking speech here for the last two months. She received an IEP for speech in April and this is who her school was contracted with....

3. Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry

Have yet to be disappointed with their service! Friendly, knowledgeable and upfront about costs.

4. Hilgers Pediatric Dentistry

We have been going to the dentist their for almost 5 years. They have a fun lobby for the kids to hang out in while waiting to go back. Once in the back the...

5. Peters Wellness Chiropractic Inc

Love this place! Maria is an amazing massage therapist and worked me in for an appointment last minute. Their massage pricing is also better than any place...