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 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.
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.
Despite being a small town, Cave Creek has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
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.