Welcome to Ahwatukee, AZ

Ahwatukee, often considered the southernmost suburb of Phoenix, is a unique and thriving community known for its scenic mountain views, family-friendly environment, and active lifestyle. This urban village, nestled at the base of South Mountain Park, offers a harmonious blend of suburban tranquility and metropolitan amenities.

Ahwatukee's real estate market features a variety of homes, from cozy single-family houses to upscale properties with breathtaking mountain vistas.


What to Love:


  • Proximity to South Mountain Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the United States
  • Strong community spirit and family-oriented atmosphere
  • Excellent balance of urban and outdoor living


Local Lifestyle:


Ahwatukee’s residents enjoy a lifestyle that combines outdoor adventure with urban comforts. The community is known for its friendly, tight-knit neighborhoods, excellent schools, and abundant recreational opportunities. Its location near South Mountain Park allows for easy access to hiking, biking, and nature exploration.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping:


Ahwatukee boasts a diverse range of dining options. Pomegranate Café is a local favorite for healthy, organic cuisine, while Va Bene Italian Restaurant offers authentic Italian dishes. The Ahwatukee Foothills Towne Center provides a variety of shopping and dining experiences to suit all preferences.

The area is also home to several annual community events, including the Ahwatukee Chili Cookoff and the Festival of Lights, which bring residents together to celebrate and enjoy local talents.


Things to Do:

The main attraction of Ahwatukee is the outdoor lifestyle it supports. South Mountain Park offers extensive trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, boasting spectacular city views. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the well-manicured courses at Club West Golf Club and Foothills Golf Club.

Cultural and community activities are also abundant, with local theaters, art galleries, and community centers hosting a range of events and programs.



Ahwatukee is served by the Kyrene School District and Tempe Union High School District, both known for their high standards of education. Notable schools include:


Ahwatukee offers a blend of peaceful suburban living with the conveniences of a major metropolitan area. For those looking to find a home in this vibrant community, Lana Ali is your ideal real estate partner. Reach out to Lana Ali for her expert advice on the Ahwatukee real estate market.


Overview for Ahwatukee, AZ

14,448 people live in Ahwatukee, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $47,094. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

46 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Ahwatukee, AZ

Ahwatukee has 6,118 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ahwatukee do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,448 people call Ahwatukee home. The population density is 5,412.185 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

48.86 / 51.14%

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Around Ahwatukee, AZ

There's plenty to do around Ahwatukee, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hillside Water and Ice Cream, AJA Catering, and Journey Training.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.07 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.97 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.72 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.73 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.25 miles 32 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.54 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Ahwatukee, AZ

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The following schools are within or nearby Ahwatukee. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Desert Garden Montessori
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Kyrene de la Colina School
PreK - 5th
Kyrene de las Lomas School
PreK - 5th
Kyrene Centennial Middle School
5th - 8th
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