Cave Creek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 5,838 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 85.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cave Creek is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cave Creek who work in management occupations (17.45%), sales jobs (16.47%), and teaching (7.70%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.90% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Cave Creek has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Cave Creek has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cave Creek than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cave Creek may be for you.
Being a small town, Cave Creek does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
If knowledge is power, Cave Creek is a pretty powerful place. 53.55% of the adults in Cave Creek have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Cave Creek in 2018 was $56,520, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $226,080 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Cave Creek include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Cave Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.