Queen Creek (zip 85142), Arizona 

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Population

60,306

+23.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$71,927

Median Home Price

$325,000

Best Places to Live in Queen Creek (zip 85142), Arizona

Regional center / Capital city - South-central Arizona in a low desert valley. April, March and November are the most pleasant months in the 85142 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Queen Creek, 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.


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Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Maricopa County
Metro Area: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Queen Creek
Zip Codes: Queen Creek (zip 85142)
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 1107 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Queen Creek (zip 85142) is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Queen Creek (zip 85142) jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Queen Creek (zip 85142)'s cost of living is 17.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Queen Creek (zip 85142)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Maricopa county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Queen Creek (zip 85142)'s population is 60,306 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 23.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Queen Creek (zip 85142) is Real Estate: $325,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.1%.

SCHOOLS
Queen Creek (zip 85142) public schools spend $6,870 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20 students per teacher in Queen Creek (zip 85142). More Education



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Housing Market in Queen Creek

It's a good time to buy in Queen Creek. Home Appreciation is up 8.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Queen Creek is $325,000.

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