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People

Total Population3,491
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens53.6%
Employed Population 16+1,159
Age of the Population67

Families

% of people married62.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher62.1%
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 Level90.4%
% Below Poverty Level9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$919
Median House Value$674,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
US/American1.2%
English18.1%
Irish7.9%

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

Carefree Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 21 miles N of Scottsdale, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City27 miles N of Phoenix, Arizona
CountyMaricopa
Metro AreaPhoenix - Mesa
P.O. Box Zip Codes85377
Phone Area Codes480
Time ZoneMountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude33.822
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)

StationCAREFREE
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp41 to 62 F
Apr Temp52 to 79 F
Jul Temp76 to 101 F
Oct Temp60 to 83 F
Annual Precip13.2 inches
StationBARTLETT DAM
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp41 to 67 F
Apr Temp52 to 83 F
Jul Temp75 to 105 F
Oct Temp60 to 88 F
Annual Precip15.8 inches
StationDEER VALLEY (PHOENIX)
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp39 to 66 F
Apr Temp51 to 83 F
Jul Temp77 to 104 F
Oct Temp57 to 87 F
Annual Precip7.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cave Creek5,122$85,746
Fountain Hills23,322$87,310
Paradise Valley13,477$212,179
Peoria163,664$75,968
Scottsdale227,471$98,540

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

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