Carefree is a town located in Maricopa County, Arizona. The area is surrounded by the city of Scottsdale and the town of Cave Creek. The area of the city is 8.9 sq. miles. The city comprises of 3,526 residents. Male comprise 50.2% of the city’s population with females being 49.8%. The median resident age is 62.7 years. 99.94% of the population is Caucasian and 0.06% belongs to different races. English and Spanish the languages spoken. Christianity is the major religion practiced in the city.
The education system of the area is of good level. Student to teacher ratio is 18:1. There are more than 6 schools serving in the city. 97.4% of residents completed a high school education, 75.1% passed college exams, 60.8% completed their Bachelors degree, 25.9% attained a Masters Degree, 11.5% passed a Professional degree exam and 6.3% have a Doctorate degree.
The per Capita income in the city is $62,433 that is 50% higher than the national income per Capita. The median household income is $88,702. 28.6% of the population work in health care and education industry, 15% are working in the retail service industry, 8% are in the construction industry, 10% have professional jobs, 9% are in manufacturing and transportation and 29.4% work in other industries. Unemployment rate is 6.9% in the area which is lower than the national average. 3.2% of the inhabitants are living below the poverty level which is quite lower than the national poverty level. The cost of living in the Carefree, Arizona is very high. The median house price in the Carefree is $67,700 and average rent is $ 974.
The town is administered by a town administrator and its team members. There is an ideal environment for the business community in the Carefree. Hospitals, Churches, educational institutes, markets, hotels, restaurants, social services all facilities are present in the town. Cultural events are organized and various concerts are arranged. Several types of awards are presented to motivate and encourage the people for entrepreneurship.
Golf courses are located throughout the town. Hiking is another special activity. There are lakes in the town that entertain the tourists.