Cave Creek, AZ


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Cave Creek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 5,476 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cave Creek is the 74th largest community in Arizona.

Cave Creek home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Cave Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Cave Creek is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cave Creek is a town of managers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cave Creek who work in management occupations (19.88%), food service (10.39%), and office and administrative support (8.69%).

Also of interest is that Cave Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Cave Creek telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.66% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Cave Creek is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cave Creek really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cave Creek perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Cave Creek is worth considering.

Cave Creek is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.91% of adults in Cave Creek have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Cave Creek in 2010 was $48,967, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,868 for a family of four. However, Cave Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Cave Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cave Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cave Creek include English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Cave Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

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