In the beautiful city of Phoenix, Arizona lies a neighborhood called the Desert Ridge. The Desert Ridge area is a planned community with a landmass that extends and spans over 5000 acres (23.07 Km2; 8.91 sq. mi) and it is located in the Northeast Valley of Phoenix. The community contains or comprises of city North, Toscana of Desert Ridge, Desert Ridge Marketplace, JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort and Spa, Mayo clinic hospital, American express regional campus among plenty others. The zip code for this area is 85054, while the area code is 480, the population in the Desert Ridge area is about 5640. The unemployment level in this neighborhood is relatively low, it is at a 5.4% ratio. The majority of the inhabitants of this neighborhood are whites (86.23%), the black or African American population in the neighborhood is 2.78%, and the Hispanic population in the area is around 7.45%, American Indian or Alaskan Natives 0.51%, Asian 6.15%.
- Schools in the desert Ridge neighborhood include; Wildfire Elementary School, Pinnacle high school, Explorer Middle school, Fireside Elementary School, Desert Ridge Music Academy, and ASU-MAYO clinics med school. The desert Ridge Kindergarten care also offers and provides child care and early childhood education programs.
The area of Desert Ridge has recently developed with most of the development occurring in the last decade. The area or neighborhood has plenty of upscale shopping as well as attractive neighborhoods with good schools, in Desert Ridge lies in about the Northernmost reaches of the Phoenix area, with great amenities nearby. Desert Ridge still offers a more organic outlet for people, with the nearby desert preserves.
Things to do and places of interest to visit
In this Desert Ridge Neighborhood you cannot be bored this is because there are a lot of places and fun locations to visit. One of the many locations in the Desert Ridge AMC Dine-In, here you can get delicious food for dinner and also watch a good movie. The Desert Marketplace is perhaps the biggest attraction point in the neighborhood. The Desert Ridge Marketplace is a super-regional shopping mall and is located just off the loop 101 and Tatum Boulevard in North Phoenix. The marketplace features premier shopping, chef-driven restaurants, and fitness-inspired options and entertainment for every occasion. Other places of interest to visit are the Musical Instrument Museum, the Play Factory, and High Street. Golf lovers can find a nice golfing spot at the Wildfire Golf Club.