Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA-
- Crime & SafetyNG
- Good for FamiliesB+
- Cost of LivingC-
- Health & FitnessB+
- Outdoor ActivitiesB+
Cave Creek is a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 5,569. Cave Creek is in Maricopa County. Living in Cave Creek offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Cave Creek and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Cave Creek are highly rated.
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Cave Creek Reviews
I have lived in a few different cities. By far I believe Cave Creek is the fastest moving, safest area to live. Though there is a bit of a problem with drug and gun trafficking amongst the high schoolers and some motorcycle clubs that visit the area, overall, Cave Creek is a nonviolent and great town for families with many elementary and prestigious schools to choose from. There are a lot of parks for children to play in and kids activities like bowling, arcade gaming, go-kart racing, etc. in the neighboring city. It also has many beautiful homes with a large amounts of property for those who consider retiring in a peaceful community with a mansion-style home that is super affordable! It is also a great city to live in for people that love to golf. The southern neighboring city of Scottsdale holds the Phoenix Open Golf Tournament every year and we have many local golf courses to play at. Cave Creek has a little something for everyone and it’s still growing.
Great shopping, excellent food, all locally owned businesses. community support! Light traffic, speed limit is extremely low allowing you to see more of the town. Great hiking access to nature trails. Historical adventures. Large art committee, every spring there is a map created so you can go on an local art field trip, all artists are highlighted and mapped out. great live music.
In my opinion, Cave Creek is a wonderful town to artistic and nature loving people. Popular features in the area are the art galleries and the natural wildlife in the area. Artists from around the valley show off their masterpieces varying from landscape paintings, animal portraits, abstract 3D sculptures, and even life sized metal forms of horses, bulls, burros, and other aw-inspiring pieces. Many of these strokes of genius are inspired by the magnificent environment around the town. The mountains and cactus filled forests take the exhaust filled air of urban living out of your lungs and fill it with the renewed breath of mother nature (make sure you take your allergy medicine before hand). Native animals like rabbits, mule deer, quail, various lizards, and other critters love to say hello to hikers as long as you give them some personal space. All in all, the area of Cave Creek has a rare beauty that bring artists their muse and nature lovers their diverse wildlife and scenery.