Cave Creek, Arizona

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Population in 2013: 5,074 (46% urban, 54% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.1%
Males: 2,511  (49.5%)
Females: 2,563  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85087.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,600 (it was $59,938 in 2000)
Cave Creek:

$75,600
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $47,194 (it was $38,070 in 2000)

Cave Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $560,136 (it was $263,200 in 2000)
Cave Creek:

$560,136
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $242,284; Detached houses: $262,747; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,412; In 2-unit structures: $121,569; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,328; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,016; Mobile homes: $56,831; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,668

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,362.

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  • Races in Cave Creek, AZ (2013)

    Cave Creek races chart
    • 4,64991.0%White alone
    • 1613.2%Hispanic
    • 1122.2%Asian alone
    • 961.9%Two or more races
    • 300.6%American Indian alone
    • 150.3%Black alone

Races in Cave Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cave Creek: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.1%), English (12.4%), Irish (11.2%), French (5.4%), Italian (4.0%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 28.2 square miles.

Population density: 180 people per square mile   (very low).

Cave Creek,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Cave Creek:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cave Creek town:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

466 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 3.2% North America).

This town:

9.1%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,426 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,273 (0.5%)

Cave Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Deer Valley, AZ (10.8 miles , pop. 148,777).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Scottsdale, AZ (17.0 miles , pop. 202,705).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (21.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Carefree, AZ (1.7 miles ), New River, AZ (2.7 miles ), Anthem, AZ (3.3 miles ), Deer Valley, AZ (3.3 miles ), Scottsdale, AZ (4.1 miles ), Rio Verde, AZ (4.3 miles ), Black Canyon City, AZ (4.4 miles ), Paradise Valley, AZ (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 1999: 80 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2000: 77 buildings, average cost: $304,500
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $356,300
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $359,700
  • 2003: 133 buildings, average cost: $368,900
  • 2004: 154 buildings, average cost: $335,500
  • 2005: 98 buildings, average cost: $443,500
  • 2006: 59 buildings, average cost: $512,200
  • 2007: 169 buildings, average cost: $408,500
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $450,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $316,500
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $298,200
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $398,300
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $245,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 111.96 W

Cave Creek household income distribution Cave Creek home values distribution

Property values in Cave Creek, AZ

Cave Creek tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,300 (+53.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Cave Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cave Creek, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cave Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 430% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 263.0 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from Cave Creek center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 233.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from Cave Creek center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 409.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cave Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cave Creek:

  • VI AT SILVERSTONE, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE-THOMPSON PEAK HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • VI AT GRAYHAWK, A VI AND PLAZA COMPANIES COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • ACACIA HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PHOENIX, AZ)
  • MAYO CLINIC HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PHOENIX, AZ)
  • SANTE OF NORTH SCOTTSDALE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SCOTTSDALE, AZ)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF PARADISE VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PHOENIX, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cave Creek:

  • Paradise Valley Community College (about 13 miles; Phoenix, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,259)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division (about 14 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,976)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 20 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 20 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 21 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,840)
  • Glendale Community College (about 23 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 23 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cave Creek:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cave Creek:

  • DYNAMITE MONTESSORI (Students: 134; Location: 28807 N 53RD ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • TATUM RANCH MONTESSORI (Students: 118; Location: 29209 N 56TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NORTH PHOENIX MONTESSORI (Students: 55; Location: 28518 N 55TH ST; Grades: PK - T1)
  • BELLA VISTA PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 6914 E BELLA VISTA DR; Grades: KG - 8)

Library in Cave Creek:

  • DESERT FOOTHILLS LIBRARY (Operating income: $378,459; Location: 38443 N. SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD; 48,990 books; 3,762 audio materials; 4,387 video materials; 32 other licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cave Creek: Liscum (A), Cave Creek Museum (B), Desert Foothills Library (C), Cave Creek Town Hall (D), Rural / Metro Fire Department Station 825 Cave Creek Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cave Creek include: Good Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church (A), Black Mountain Baptist Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Ranieri Tank (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Springs Wash (A), West Fork Apache Wash (B), Cottonwood Creek (C), Grapevine Wash (D), Galloway Wash (E), Rowe Wash (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cave Creek include: Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area (1), Cave Creek Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cave Creek Museum Inc (6140 East Skyline Drive) (1), Way Out West Off Road Expeditions Inc (Recreational Trips & Guides; 6547 East Dale Lane) (2), CEO Transportation (Tours & Charters; P.O. Box 4354) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Cave Creek Tumbleweed Hotel (6333 East Cave Creek Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 183. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

183
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cave Creek and their reported violations in the past:

CAVE CREEK WATER CO (Address: 37622 N CAVE CREEK RD , Population served: 5,015, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 43 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
DESERT HILLS WATER (Address: 37622 N CAVE CREEK RD , Population served: 4,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2011)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.6%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Cave Creek, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Cave Creek compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Cave Creek (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Tatum & Dynamite Banking Center Bran, Carefree Branch, Cave Creek Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Tatum Ranch Branch at 28215 North Tatum Boulevard, branch established on 2006/10/19; East Carefree Highway Branch at 4623 East Carefree Highway, branch established on 2006/11/20. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cave Creek & Tatum Branch at 29425 North Cave Creek Road, branch established on 2006/02/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Parkway Bank and Trust Company: Cave Creek Branch at 6300 East Cave Creek Road, branch established on 2006/05/08. Info updated 2011/06/03: Bank assets: $2,237.7 mil, Deposits: $1,906.2 mil, headquarters in Harwood Heights, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cave Creek Safeway at 29834 North Cave Creek Road, branch established on 2008/10/27. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Arizona average:

12.5

Cave Creek travel time to work - commute Cave Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Solar energy (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cave Creek town (based on Maricopa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,439$53,7560$0
Other Government Administration 8$47,265$70,8980$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,677$68,1240$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$6,982$83,7840$0
Streets and Highways 7$23,938$41,0371$1,809
Sewerage 1$5,195$62,3400$0
Water Supply 14$61,335$52,5730$0
Other and Unallocable 3$13,640$54,5600$0
Totals for Government 38$177,471$56,0431$1,809

Cave Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,364,000 ($268.82)
    General - Other: $1,275,000 ($251.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,045,000 ($205.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $498,000 ($98.15)
    Sewerage: $354,000 ($69.77)
    Police Protection: $329,000 ($64.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $644,000 ($126.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $353,000 ($69.57)

Cave Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $388,000 ($76.47)
    All Other: $185,000 ($36.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $289,000 ($56.96)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($5.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $819,000 ($161.41)
    Highways: $252,000 ($49.66)
    All Other: $93,000 ($18.33)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,371,000 ($467.28)
    NEC: $542,000 ($106.82)
    Public Utilities: $393,000 ($77.45)
    Property: $308,000 ($60.70)

Cave Creek government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,767,000 ($2319.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,675,000 ($1315.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,883,000 ($962.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $209,000 ($41.19)

Cave Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,032,000 ($203.39)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $686,000 ($135.20)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cave Creek:

  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKNT (960 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KAZG (1440 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cave Creek:

  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNAI (88.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K205CI (88.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K248AL (97.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K220GI (91.9 FM; CAMP VERDE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Cave Creek:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,550Total average daily traffic
  • 155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,000Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • Cave Creek: 7005 East Cave Creek Road (Lat: 33.828833 Lon: -111.930167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.9 m, Overall height: 21.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA303
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • School House Site 38443 N School House Rd (Lat: 33.835222 Lon: -111.942333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: KNKA303
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • School House Site 38443 N School House Rd (Lat: 33.835222 Lon: -111.942333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA205
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: Erik Young
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cave Creek, AZ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cave Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cave Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

65 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$250,28480$374,080224$323,3925$336,81848$357,0767$141,929
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$263,30010$501,97530$331,7742$146,7304$450,1581$241,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$196,73015$454,407105$405,1585$217,48820$365,7484$121,945
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$271,35511$410,95547$324,7272$196,4457$425,7611$209,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$402,74713$281,3521$67,7701$420,9700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.77 , 0304.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$314,1201$150,1400$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$214,9900$01$206,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$264,1900$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.77 , 0304.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Cave Creek, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6272.9 years
Robert5072.3 years
James3770.4 years
Mary3680.6 years
William3273.2 years
Helen2883.3 years
Charles2875.5 years
Richard2672.2 years
Edward2171.4 years
Dorothy2183.5 years
Most common last names in Cave Creek, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1675.4 years
Johnson1375.3 years
Davis1278.9 years
Williams1275.1 years
Miller1079.9 years
Brown1070.4 years
Adams983.5 years
Clark777.1 years
Cook674.0 years
Anderson573.6 years
Businesses in Cave Creek, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1Safeway1
Carl\s Jr.1Starbucks1
Circle K2Subway1
Curves2Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx2UPS4
H&R Block1Vons1
Home Depot1Wendy's1
Kroger2

Cave Creek on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest tornado activity"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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