Carefree, Arizona 

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Population

3,657

+9.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$93,130

Median Home Price

$776,300

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Best Places to Live in Carefree, Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Carefree, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Carefree, AZ Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Pleasant winters
Entertainment
Air service
Cons
Intense summer heat
Growth and sprawl
Rapidly rising home prices


What Bert Has To Say About Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area

Originally a resort city, Phoenix has grown phenomenally in the past 40 years into a full-scale urban center- largely made possible by the advent of air-conditioning. The Phoenix metropolitan area covers over 1,000 square miles. Downtown, which is fairly modest for a city its size, features a few skyscrapers, the capitol, government offices, and a few quality museums. Surrounding downtown are several large and fairly distinct city-suburbs, mostly built on a sprawling grid, in some cases separated by low hills. These include the large middle-class suburbs of Peoria, Mesa, Chandler, and Glendale; upscale Scottsdale; and the college area of Tempe which serves as home to Arizona State University. All areas are modern and generally lacking in historic interest, but keep in mind that Phoenix only had 100,000 residents in 1950.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Maricopa County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Carefree
Zip Codes: 85377
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Carefree is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carefree jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carefree's cost of living is 75.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Carefree's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Maricopa county flipped narrowly Democratic, 50.1% to 48.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Carefree's population is 3,657 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carefree is Real Estate: $776,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%.

SCHOOLS
Carefree public schools spend $7,230 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.4 students per teacher in Carefree. More Education



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Housing Market in Carefree

It's a good time to buy in Carefree. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Carefree is $776,300.

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Reviews for Carefree   4 Reviews
Carefree and the town of Cave Creek,az - 3/8/2021
Carefree is not the laid back community it once was. It’s inundated with bikers because of the town of Cave Creek, which is a haven for Bikers and “Forever Trump” cult... Read More

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Carefree AZ Weather - 2/16/2016
Delightful from Mid-Oct thru Mid-May. Very hot in summer but the dryness does allow for more activities than a humid climate does. I can testify to that, having lived in... Read More

Free & Easy! - 4/8/2009
Life in Carefree is definitely free and easy. Part Cowboy and part resort there is peace and quiet all around. If you love the old west than you are in the heart of it... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN CAREFREE, ARIZONA
85377

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