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Carefree
  • Suburb of Phoenix, AZ

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade C minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

editorial

Carefree is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 3,671. Carefree is in Maricopa County. Living in Carefree offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Carefree and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Carefree are highly rated.

About

About Carefree...
Population
3,671

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,009,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,467
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Carefree Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    0%
  • 10-17 years
    2%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    3%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    22%
  • 65+ years
    51%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Carefree

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$122,328
National
$75,149

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