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Queen Creek, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Queen Creek had a population of 47,726 as of July 1, 2019. Queen Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Queen Creek is located at latitude 33.2487 and longitude -111.6343 in Maricopa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Queen Creek encompass a land area of 28.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Maricopa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,404 feet.

The Town of Queen Creek (GNIS ID: 2412518) 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 Queen Creek is located within Chandler Division of Maricopa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Queen Creek: Rittenhouse.

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Queen Creek, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Queen Creek, AZ Housing Affordability Index is 147
State of Arizona Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Queen Creek, AZ Wealth Index is 132
State of Arizona Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 47,726 (100%)
Population in Households 47,707 (100.0%)
Population in Families 43,489 (91.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 19 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 1,588
Diversity Index2 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $98,513
Average Household Income $118,160
Per Capita Income $33,258
Wealth Index4 132

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,366 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,071 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 796 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $350,238
Housing Affordability Index3 147
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,437
Average Household Size 3.55
Family Households 11,290
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 6.63% 3.5%
Households 6.17% 3.3%
Families 6.05% 3.24%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Queen Creek, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Queen Creek to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 95th
Population Density # 36 92nd
Diversity Index # 164 64th
Median Household Income # 9 98th
Per Capita Income # 62 86th

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