Carefree, AZ

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2020 Population
3,863
1.36% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
69.4
3.58% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.08%
2.89% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$112,768
42.5% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$758,200
1.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Carefree, AZ had a population of 3.86k people with a median age of 69.4 and a median household income of $112,768. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Carefree, AZ grew from 3,811 to 3,863, a 1.36% increase and its median household income grew from $79,152 to $112,768, a 42.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carefree, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (98%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.828%), White (Hispanic) (0.802%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.181%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.0777%).

None of the households in Carefree, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.9% of the residents in Carefree, AZ are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Carefree, AZ was $758,200, and the homeownership rate was 85.8%.

Most people in Carefree, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Carefree, AZ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Carefree, AZ is home to a population of 3.86k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.58% of Carefree, AZ residents were born outside of the country (177 people).

In 2020, there were 118 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.79k people) in Carefree, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 31 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2020 Citizenship
99.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.9% of Carefree, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Carefree, AZ was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carefree, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.79k ± 73
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    32 ± 52
  3. White (Hispanic)
    31 ± 49
1.04%
Hispanic Population
40 people

In 2020, there were 118 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.79k people) in Carefree, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 31 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.04% of the people in Carefree, AZ are hispanic (40 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Carefree, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.58%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
177 people
5.09%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
194 people

As of 2020, 4.58% of Carefree, AZ residents (177 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carefree, AZ was 5.09%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    369 ± 204
  2. Korea
    73 ± 75
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23

Carefree, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Carefree, AZ employs 1.29k people. The largest industries in Carefree, AZ are Construction (226 people), Educational Services (221 people), and Finance & Insurance (157 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($99,291), Finance & Insurance ($99,020), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($59,637).

Occupations

1.29k
2020 Value
± 429
22.6%
1 Year growth
± 37.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Carefree, AZ grew at a rate of 22.6%, from 1.05k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carefree, AZ, are Management Occupations (319 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (182 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (136 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carefree, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.29k
2020 Value
± 429
22.6%
1 Year growth
± 37.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Carefree, AZ grew at a rate of 22.6%, from 1.05k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carefree, AZ, are Construction (226 people), Educational Services (221 people), and Finance & Insurance (157 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carefree, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Carefree, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,944
Median earning men ± $57,191
$43,718
Median earning women ± $21,383

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($108,682), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($31,620), and Construction ($31,394).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,409), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($72,943), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($43,878).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $35.2B
  2. $22.1B
  3. $18.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Electronics with $35.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($22.1B) and Mixed freight ($18.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$230B
2020 Value in Arizona
$463B
Projected 2050 Value in Arizona
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arizona trade was $230B. This is expected to increase 101% to $463B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $32.1B
  2. $14.9B
  3. $5.53B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $32.1B, followed by Texas with $14.9B and Michigan and $5.53B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.954% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.47M), High School or Equivalent (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (966k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Carefree, AZ was $758,200 in 2020, which is 3.3 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $747,000 to $758,200, a 1.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Carefree, AZ is 85.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Carefree, AZ have an average commute time of 33.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carefree, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$758,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$104,020
$1,646
Median Property Taxes
±$417

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carefree, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Carefree, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

85.8%
Homeownership
2020
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 85.8% of the housing units in Carefree, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 304.02
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Carefree, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$112,768
Median Household Income
± $28,422
1.92k
Number of Households
± 454

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.92k households in Carefree, AZ grew to $112,768 from the previous year's value of $79,152.

The following chart displays the households in Carefree, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carefree, AZ is from Arizona.
0.462
2020 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2020, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.736% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (64.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.9%)
  3. Carpooled (10.5%)

In 2020, 64.1% of workers in Carefree, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.9%) and those who carpooled to work (10.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

33.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carefree, AZ have a longer commute time (33.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.62% of the workforce in Carefree, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carefree, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carefree, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.08% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carefree, AZ (194 out of 3.82k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carefree, AZ is White, followed by Native American and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.3% of the population of Carefree, AZ has health coverage, with 26.3% on employee plans, 2.07% on Medicaid, 55.9% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arizona was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see 1448 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.9% increase from the previous year (1421 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1466 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arizona, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,448 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maricopa County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see an average of 1,448 patients per year. This represents a 1.9% increase from the previous year (1,421 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maricopa County, AZ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arizona across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 3.98% under 18 years, 1.88% between 18 and 34 years, 35.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 58.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53% were men and 47% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.72%
Uninsured
26.3%
Employer Coverage
2.07%
Medicaid
55.9%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carefree, AZ declined by 21.8% from 4.75% to 3.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carefree, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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