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People

Total Population 3,491
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 53.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,159
Age of the Population 67

Families

% of people married 62.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 62.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $94,643
% Above Poverty Level 90.4%
% Below Poverty Level 9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $919
Median House Value $674,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
US/American 1.2%
English 18.1%
Irish 7.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Carefree Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles N of Scottsdale, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles N of Phoenix, Arizona
County Maricopa
Metro Area Phoenix - Mesa
P.O. Box Zip Codes 85377
Phone Area Codes 480
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.822
Longitude -111.917

Carefree Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CAREFREE
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 76 to 101 F
Oct Temp 60 to 83 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches
Station BARTLETT DAM
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 67 F
Apr Temp 52 to 83 F
Jul Temp 75 to 105 F
Oct Temp 60 to 88 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
Station DEER VALLEY (PHOENIX)
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 66 F
Apr Temp 51 to 83 F
Jul Temp 77 to 104 F
Oct Temp 57 to 87 F
Annual Precip 7.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cave Creek 5,122 $85,746
Fountain Hills 23,322 $87,310
Paradise Valley 13,477 $212,179
Peoria 163,664 $75,968
Scottsdale 227,471 $98,540

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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