Cave Creek is a town located in the Maricopa County, Arizona. It is located 27 miles northeast of metropolitan city of Phoenix. It possesses an area of 28.2 sq. mile (73.1 km2) which comprises of total land and no water. It is situated 2126 ft (648 m) above the sea level. Its total population is 5253 and Population density is 173.2 / sq. mile (66.8 / km2). Male proportion in the population is 49.5 percent and female is 50.5 percent lives there. The median resident age is 55.5 years. 94.17 percent population is Caucasian, 2.18 percent are Asian, 0.77 percent is American Indian, and 2.80 percent of total population belongs to different races. 22 percent of the inhabitants comprises of youth. English is used by 93 percent people for communication and 3 percent used Spanish for the purpose. 4 percent speaks other languages. Christianity is practiced as the major religion in the town. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 2.80.
The education system of the area is of average level. Student to teacher ratio is 20:1. There are more than 8 public schools one private institution serving in the town. 95.8 percent residents completed high school education, 80.4 percent passed college exam, 59.4 percent passed the associate degree, 53.3 percent attained Bachelors degree, 19.8 percent completed Masters Degree and 4.7 percent passed Professional degree exam. Top rated educational institutions in the town are Cactus Shadow High School, Cave Success High School, Sonoran Trails Middle School and Ventana Academy.
The per Capita income in the town is $44,057 that is 57 percent higher than the national Income per Capita. The median household income is $75,458 and the median income occupied by owner is $90,758. Median earning of the male is $46,611 and that of female is $31,929. 10.7 percent of the employers work in health care and education industry, 15 percent are working in the retail service industry, 21.4 percent in the construction industry, 10 percent in the professional jobs, 5.3 percent in the manufacturing sector and transportation and 38.5 percent in other industries. Unemployment rate is 2.1 percent in the area that is 66 percent lower than the national average. 4.1 percent of the inhabitants are living below poverty level that is 72 percent lower than the national poverty level. The cost of living in the Cave Creek is very high. The median house price in the town is $55,300 that is 20 percent higher than the state average and average rent is $ 1421 which is 60 percent higher than the national average. 81 percent of the residents are living in their own houses while 19 percent of the houses are occupied by the renters.
Town’s management is working efficiently for the management of its resources. Financial department under the town’s administration provides accounting, fiscal planning, treasury and several other finance related services to the community. As the town snuggled in desert area, special focus is made on the water management by the community.