Cave Creek, Arizona

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Population in 2022: 5,135 (46% urban, 54% rural).
Population change since 2000: +37.7%
Males: 2,439  (47.5%)
Females: 2,696  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

58.6 years
Arizona median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 85087.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $94,282 (it was $59,938 in 2000)
Cave Creek:

$94,282
AZ:

$74,568

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $60,240 (it was $38,070 in 2000)

Cave Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $911,410 (it was $263,200 in 2000)
Cave Creek:

$911,410
AZ:

$402,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $846,197; detached houses: $855,719; townhouses or other attached units: $309,750; mobile homes: $814,608

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,675.

March 2022 cost of living index in Cave Creek: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 13.0%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.5% for other race residents, 7.9% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Cave Creek, AZ (2022)
    • 4,32884.8%White alone
    • 2474.8%Hispanic
    • 1963.8%Two or more races
    • 1062.1%Black alone
    • 741.5%Other race alone
    • 631.2%Asian alone
    • 200.4%American Indian alone



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Cave Creek, Arizona as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cave Creek is 684 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Cave Creek, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (21.2%), European (8.5%), Irish (7.4%), English (7.3%), German (6.8%), Norwegian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 28.2 square miles.

Population density: 182 people per square mile   (very low).

Cave Creek, Arizona map

319 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.9% North America, 1.3% Latin America).

This town:

6.3%
Arizona:

13.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,395 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,761 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 111.96 W

Distribution of median household income in Cave Creek, AZ in 2022
Distribution of house value in Cave Creek, AZ in 2022

Property values in Cave Creek, AZ

Cave Creek satellite photo by USGS

Cave Creek tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 46 buildings, average cost: $732,800
  • 2021: 91 buildings, average cost: $386,900
  • 2020: 77 buildings, average cost: $351,400
  • 2019: 52 buildings, average cost: $327,900
  • 2018: 50 buildings, average cost: $432,300
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $434,200
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $403,900
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $399,200
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $439,000
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $398,300
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $298,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $316,500
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $450,700
  • 2007: 169 buildings, average cost: $408,500
  • 2006: 59 buildings, average cost: $512,200
  • 2005: 98 buildings, average cost: $443,500
  • 2004: 154 buildings, average cost: $335,500
  • 2003: 133 buildings, average cost: $368,900
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $359,700
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $356,300
  • 2000: 77 buildings, average cost: $304,500
  • 1999: 80 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $156,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Cave Creek, AZ residents
Average permit cost in Cave Creek, AZ
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.3%
Arizona:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,300 (+53.5%).
Most common industries in Cave Creek, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Cave Creek, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Top executives (2.9%)
  • Carpenters (2.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Art and design workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Cave Creek, Arizona

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Cave Creek, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 99.5. This is worse than average.

City:

99.5
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.258. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.1
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.478
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 40.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 26.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 6.51. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.51
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Cave Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 2498% 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 Cave Creek 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 (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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)

Private elementary/middle schools in Cave Creek:

  • QUALITY INTERACTIVE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 120, Location: 33212 N 56TH ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • DYNAMITE MONTESSORI (Students: 86, Location: 28807 N 53RD ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 72, Location: 32648 N CAVE CREEK RD, Grades: 1-4)
See full list of schools located in Cave Creek

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Cave Creek:

Marital status in Cave Creek, AZ
  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Cave Creek:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Arizona average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Cave Creek
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

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

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Arizona:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.6%
Arizona:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.5%
Arizona:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
Arizona:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cave Creek:

7.7%
Arizona:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cave Creek:

36.7%
Arizona:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
Arizona:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Arizona:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cave Creek, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 15$93,186$74,5490$0
Other Government Administration 9$64,653$86,2040$0
Streets and Highways 7$35,343$60,5880$0
Financial Administration 6$45,124$90,2480$0
Other and Unallocable 6$32,219$64,4380$0
Sewerage 3$17,415$69,6600$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$9,903$118,8360$0
Fire - Other 1$9,368$112,4160$0
Totals for Government 48$307,212$76,8030$0

Cave Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $6,012,000 ($1170.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,260,000 ($245.37)
    General Public Buildings: $1,253,000 ($244.01)
    Central Staff Services: $1,186,000 ($230.96)
    Sewerage: $1,072,000 ($208.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $865,000 ($168.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $720,000 ($140.21)
    Police Protection: $651,000 ($126.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $435,000 ($84.71)
    Financial Administration: $394,000 ($76.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $532,000 ($103.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($1.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $666,000 ($129.70)

Cave Creek government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,762,000 ($343.14)
    Other: $1,042,000 ($202.92)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $190,000 ($37.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $90,000 ($17.53)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($4.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,455,000 ($2036.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,804,000 ($351.31)
    Highways: $405,000 ($78.87)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,507,000 ($1851.41)
    Other License: $737,000 ($143.52)
    Property: $262,000 ($51.02)

Cave Creek government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,376,000 ($7473.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,217,000 ($5300.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,159,000 ($2173.13)

Cave Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,092,000 ($6639.14)

5.80% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($92,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Arizona average:

6.85%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.02%
Arizona average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.41% ($52,213 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.27% ($88,584)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($54,342)


5.04% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($76,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Arizona average:

5.72%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.02%
Arizona average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.66% ($54,014 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.18% ($51,618)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.15% ($79,497)
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

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)
Cave Creek fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Cave Creek fatal accident list:

Jun 6, 2019 08:13 AM, Canyon Ridge North Dr, Canyon Ridge Dr, Lat: 33.810914, Lon: -111.958853, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 3, 2016 05:27 PM, Cave Creek Rd, School House Rd, Lat: 33.832089, Lon: -111.943269, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 6, 2015 03:35 AM, Cave Creek Rd, Paseo Dulce, Lat: 33.828567, Lon: -111.955128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 22, 2009 07:27 PM, Cave Creek Rd, Lat: 33.833033, Lon: -111.939972, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 27, 2007 12:30 AM, Carefree Hwy, Lat: 33.799131, Lon: -111.970231, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.8mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 21,311Total average daily traffic
  • 2,401Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,341Total future (year 2037) 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 783-5851, 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (202) 783-5851, 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

95 (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 in Cave Creek, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cave Creek, AZ - Value
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cave Creek, AZ
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 5.4%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Solar energy
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cave Creek, AZ
  • 81.3%Electricity
  • 18.7%Utility gas


Cave Creek compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cave Creek on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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