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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (19.51%), sales jobs (10.33%), and business and financial occupations (9.54%).
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: 12.67% 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.
Cave Creek is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.
The education level of Cave Creek ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cave Creek, 48.27% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Cave Creek in 2010 was $43,210, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,840 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 Spanish and French.