Cave Creek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 5,341 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 85.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cave Creek is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cave Creek who work in management occupations (18.68%), healthcare (12.57%), and sales jobs (11.11%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.46% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cave Creek a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cave Creek has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cave Creek’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cave Creek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cave Creek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Cave Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.71 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Cave Creek are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.77% of adults in Cave Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cave Creek in 2010 was $46,517, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,068 for a family of four.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cave Creek include English, Irish, Swedish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Cave Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.