Queen Creek is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 50,890 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Queen Creek is the 30th largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Queen Creek was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Queen Creek economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Queen Creek, where the median household income is $105,729.00.
Queen Creek home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Queen Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Queen Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Queen Creek is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Queen Creek who work in management occupations (15.62%), office and administrative support (11.59%), and sales jobs (11.59%).
Also of interest is that Queen 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 Queen Creek telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.19% 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, Queen Creek is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Queen 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, Queen Creek has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Queen Creek’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Queen Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.15 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Queen Creek citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.24% of adults in Queen Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Queen Creek in 2018 was $37,125, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,500 for a family of four.
Queen Creek is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Queen Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Queen Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Queen Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Queen Creek include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Queen Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.