Phoenix, Arizona is the capital city of the Grand Canyon state, and more specifically the desert headquarters of the vast and expansive Valley of the Sun. Phoenix proper holds a population just over 1,500,000 (2010 census)- the largest in Arizona and the 6th largest in the United States. The city is accommodating to all kinds of residential areas, from busy city apartments to remote gated mountain mansions. Its grandeur size and population leads to many job opportunities and comfortable, affordable living for all walks of life. The city gives a seemingly endless list of activities for interests far and wide. Like the nightlife? Downtown Phoenix is always happening, and also home to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns. More focused towards nature? Phoenix contains dozens of ways to traverse the desert scenery. Mountain trails for hiking and biking are abundant, including the famous Camelback Mountain and world’s largest municipal park, South Mountain. The Phoenix Zoo is amongst the best in the nation. Past these attractions and sights, residents will enjoy all the comfort desired and deserved in a modern city, for Phoenix is known for its top-notch cuisine, plush shopping options, and gorgeous housing. With so much opportunity and activity for everyone, it’s no wonder this place just keeps growing and growing.