Cave Creek, Arizona

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Cave Creek, Arizona

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High Points

Cave Creek strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arizona):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Cave Creek Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Cave Creek Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Cave Creek Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Cave Creek College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Cave Creek People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 18% Cave Creek Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Cave Creek, Arizona

Comparing Cave Creek to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arizona (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 10 8
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Racial Diversity 7 2
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 7 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 4
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
People Living Alone 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Cave Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Glendale, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles N of Phoenix, Arizona
County Maricopa
Metro Area Phoenix - Mesa
Standard Zip Codes 85331
P.O. Box Zip Codes 85327
Phone Area Codes 480
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.627
Longitude -112.034

Cave Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 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
Station TEMPE A S U
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 68 F
Apr Temp 52 to 85 F
Jul Temp 76 to 104 F
Oct Temp 58 to 89 F
Annual Precip 9.3 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 67 F
Apr Temp 51 to 85 F
Jul Temp 74 to 102 F
Oct Temp 56 to 87 F
Annual Precip 8.9 inches
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Cave Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,728 100%
Male 1,865 50%
Female 1,863 50%
Under 18 779 20.9%
18+ 2,949 79.1%
65+ 497 13.3%
Median Age 44.7
Average Family Size 2.8
White 3,541 95%
African-American 11 0.3%
Asian 16 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 97 2.6%
Mixed Race 54 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 263 7.1%

Estimated Cave Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,884
Growth 1,156
Growth % 31%

Cave Creek Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 15.5%
Irish 15.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
English 12.4%
US/American 7.7%
Italian 6.8%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Polish 3.3%
Scottish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Norwegian 2.4%
Swedish 2%
European 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
Russian 1.2%
British 1.1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Slovak 0.6%
Portuguese 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Slavic 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cave Creek 3,728 $76,549
Carefree 2,927 $105,699
Glendale 218,812 $51,162
Paradise Valley 13,664 $164,811
Peoria 108,364 $58,388
Phoenix 1,321,045 $46,467
Scottsdale 202,705 $73,846

Cave Creek Public Libraries

Desert Foothills Library
Cave Creek, Arizona
(480) 488-2286
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Cave Creek High Schools (2004)

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Serves 1,402 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

A Charter School.
Serves 114 students.

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