Queen Creek 79 Exceptional
Queen Creek Livability #15 ranked city in Arizona#4,001 ranked city in the USARanks better than 86% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Queen Creek Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Queen Creek Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than Arizona
Queen Creek
11313% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Queen Creek cost of living
B Queen Creek Crime Total crime is 37% lower than Arizona
Total crime
1,81827% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5627% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Queen Creek crime
B Queen Creek Employment Household income is 77% higher than Arizona
Median household income
$90,68764% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,08711% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%59% lower than the US average
Queen Creek employment
B- Queen Creek Housing Home value is 60% higher than Arizona
Median home value
$282,60053% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,25833% higher than the US average
Home ownership
83%30% higher than the US average
Queen Creek real estate or Queen Creek rentals
C+ Queen Creek Schools HS graduation rate is 15% higher than Arizona
High school grad. rates
94%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%5% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:116% higher than the US average
Queen Creek K-12 schools
B- Queen Creek User Ratings There are a total of 16 ratings in Queen Creek
Overall user rating
70% 16 total ratings
User reviews rating
40% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
81% 14 total surveys
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      Living in Queen Creek, AZ

      Queen Creek is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Arizona. The city has a population of 30,849 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Queen Creek is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all Queen Creek residents is 32. Queen Creek has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 85% of the population is classified as married and 37% have kids.

      Living in Queen Creek can be a positive experience for anyone relocating to the town. Having said that, in the state of Arizona, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Queen Creek and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, cost of living, education, housing and other important metrics.

      Using data and statistics Queen Creek has received a livability score of 79/100. This score is ranked in the 92nd percentile when compared to all other cities. Based on this score, Queen Creek would be considered a very livable city! Queen Creek also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Queen Creek ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B-), weather (B-), employment (B) and housing (B-). The bad news for Queen Creek, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (D-).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Queen Creek on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Queen Creek has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Queen Creek. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Queen Creek are affordable. Median real estate prices in Queen Creek come in at $282,600, which is 59.8% higher than the Arizona average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Queen Creek, the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 11.4% lower than the Arizona average. Real estate appreciation rates in Queen Creek are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Queen Creek homes comes in at 9.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 9.7%.

      Queen Creek transportation information

      StatisticQueen CreekArizonaNational
      Average one way commute32min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.0%76.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.3%10.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%2.0%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.8%2.0%2.8%
      Working from home9.3%5.7%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Queen Creek, AZ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).