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People

Total Population 30,143
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 7.2%
Employed Population 16+ 12,410
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 64.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $88,750
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 9.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 13.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,249
Median House Value $261,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 9.5%

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

Queen Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SE of Gilbert, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SE of Mesa, Arizona
County Maricopa
Metro Area Phoenix - Mesa
Standard Zip Codes 85242
P.O. Box Zip Codes 85227
Phone Area Codes 480
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.248
Longitude -111.633

Queen Creek 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 CHANDLER HEIGHTS
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 64 F
Apr Temp 51 to 84 F
Jul Temp 76 to 104 F
Oct Temp 57 to 86 F
Annual Precip 9.6 inches
Station MESA
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 67 F
Apr Temp 54 to 85 F
Jul Temp 77 to 106 F
Oct Temp 59 to 89 F
Annual Precip 9.2 inches
Station TEMPE A S U
Distance 20.9 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Queen Creek, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chandler Heights (85227, 85242)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Apache Junction 36,586 $42,920
Chandler 250,202 $84,761
Gilbert 230,781 $91,125
Mesa 458,860 $59,442
Tempe 169,816 $63,682

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

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Queen Creek High Schools

QUEEN CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
22149 EAST OCOTILLO
480-987-5973
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 785 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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