Carefree is a town located in the Maricopa County, Arizona. The area is surrounded by the city of Scottsdale and the town of Cave Creek. The area covered by the city is 8.9 sq. mile (23 km2). It is situated 2382 ft above sea level. The city comprises of 3526 residents. Male proportion in the population is 50.2 percent and that of female is 49.8 percent. Population density is 416.4 / sq. mile (161.8 / km2). The median resident age is 62.7 years. 99.94 percent population is Caucasian and 0.06 percent belongs to different races. 18 percent of the population comprises of youth. English and Spanish the languages are spoken by the people..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 percent residents completed high school education, 75.1 percent passed college exam, 60.8 percent completed their Bachelors degree, 25.9 percent attained Masters Degree, 11.5 percent passed Professional degree exam and 6.3 percent have Doctorate degree. Prominent educational institutions of the city are Cave Creek Unified School District.
The per Capita income in the city is $62,433 that is 50 percent higher than the national Income per Capita. The median household income is $88,702 and the median income occupied by owner is $105,699. 28.6 percent of the employers work in health care and education industry, 15 percent are working in the retail service industry, 8 percent in the construction industry, 10 percent in the professional jobs, 9 percent in the manufacturing sector and transportation and 40.2 percent in other industries. Unemployment rate is 6.9 percent in the area that is lower than the national average. 3.2 percent of the inhabitants are living below poverty level that is quite lower than the national poverty level. The cost of living in the care free is very high. The median house price in the Carefree is $67,700 and average rent is $ 974 which is much higher than the national average. The average household people are 1.6 that is low. 82.3 percent of the residents are living in their own houses while 17.7 percent of the houses are occupied by the renters. Real Estate sector pay special tax imposed by the town administration.
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, concerts are arranged where residents are enjoying their lives. Several types of awards are designed and presented to motivate and encourage the people for entrepreneurship.
Golf courses are offered in the town. Hiking is another special activity in the town. People are coming from far areas for this purpose. There are lakes in the town that entertains the tourists. Crime ratio is quite low due to which business community expands day by day. Carefree in real sense represent the concept of an ideal town having prosperous life.