Carefree

Carefree

Lives up to its name with a laid-back atmosphere and stunning natural surroundings.

Welcome to Carefree

Carefree, Arizona, a serene desert town nestled in the foothills of the Sonoran Desert, lives up to its name with a laid-back atmosphere and stunning natural surroundings. Known for its distinctive rock formations and desert landscapes, Carefree offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Visitors can explore the charming downtown area with its unique shops, art galleries, and outdoor cafes, or marvel at the iconic Carefree Sundial, the third-largest sundial in the Western Hemisphere. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, and golfing in the nearby desert parks and golf courses. With its scenic beauty, small-town charm, and relaxed vibe, Carefree provides a tranquil escape for those seeking a true desert oasis.

Overview for Carefree, AZ

3,642 people live in Carefree, where the median age is 66.7 and the average individual income is $83,205. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,642

Total Population

66.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$83,205

Average individual Income

Around Carefree, AZ

There's plenty to do around Carefree, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

47
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
46
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Saucy Pasta, Journey Rides, and Whisper Rock Golf Club.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.16 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.44 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.5 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Carefree, AZ

Carefree has 1,839 households, with an average household size of 1.95. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carefree do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,642

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

66.7

Median Age

50.14 / 49.86%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,839

Total Households

1.95

Average Household Size

$83,205

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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