Queen Creek, AZ

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Living in Queen Creek

Queen Creek is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 50,890 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Queen Creek is the 30th largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Queen Creek was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Queen Creek economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Queen Creek, where the median household income is $105,729.00.

Queen Creek home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Queen Creek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Queen Creek isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Queen Creek are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Queen Creek is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Queen Creek who work in management occupations (15.62%), office and administrative support (11.59%), and sales jobs (11.59%).

Also of interest is that Queen Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.19% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Queen Creek is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Queen Creek really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Queen Creek perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Queen Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.15 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Queen Creek are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.24% of adults in Queen Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Queen Creek in 2018 was $37,125, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,500 for a family of four.

Queen Creek is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Queen Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Queen Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Queen Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Queen Creek include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Queen Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.