The Town of Carefree had a population of 3,522 as of July 1, 2016. Carefree ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Carefree is located at latitude 33.8232 and longitude -111.9134 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carefree (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,382 feet.
The Town of Carefree (GNIS ID: 2413168) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Carefree is located within Deer Valley Division of Maricopa County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carefree population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||3,470|
|Population in Familes||2,792|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||52|
|Average Household Size||2.01|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||2,341 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,453 (62.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||277 (11.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||611 (26.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$861,272|
|Average Home Value||$865,737|
|Median Household Income||$91,793|
|Average Household Income||$133,960|
|Per Capita Income||$65,318|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.62%|
|Per Capita Income||2.13%|
The table below compares Carefree to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 117||74th|
|Population Density1||# 143||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 359||21st|
|Median Household Income||# 7||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 2||100th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.