10 Biggest Myths About Phoenix

10 Biggest Myths About Phoenix
By Bigmikebmw via Wikimedia Commons

There are a whole lot of myths and urban legends about Phoenix.

Strap on your helmet just in case your mind gets blown by our picks for the 10 biggest myths about Arizona's capital:

10.) It's Full of Old People

The median age in Phoenix is about 32. The median age in the United States is about 35. When people mark Phoenix as a place for retirees and snowbirds, they mostly mean the Phoenix area. Retirees have their own cities in the West Valley, for example.

The state's median age is 36, while the median age in Scottsdale is 41. It's not Phoenix that's full of old folks.



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