Cave Creek, AZ Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
133
Cave Creek's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
93 out of 95
In Arizona
5,373 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Cave Creek is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cave Creek, AZ?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Cave Creek has an overall cost of living index of 133 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Arizona, Cave Creek has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Arizona's index of 99.

The standard of living in Cave Creek ranks as #5,377 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Arizona. By definition, that implies Cave Creek ranks as the #1,030 most expensive place in the Grand Canyon State.

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Cave Creek Cost Of Living Vs. Arizona

Living Expense Cave Creek Arizona National Average
Overall 133 99 100
Services 89 98 100
Groceries 95 99 100
Health 82 98 100
Housing 215 97 100
Transportation 103 104 100
Utilities 132 103 100
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Cave Creek Cost of Living Vs. AZ

Cave Creek, AZ Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Arizona, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$482,600
Median Home Value
$1,335
Median Rent
$83,787
Median Income
Statistic Cave Creek Arizona United States
Median Home Value $482,600 $225,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,335 $1,052 $1,062
Median Income $83,787 $58,945 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.8x 3.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Cave Creek Services Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Cave Creek Arizona
Shampoo $1.03 $1.01
Movie $11.38 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Cave Creek Groceries Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Cave Creek Arizona
Ground Beef $3.5 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.45 $1.4
Milk $1.51 $1.96

Detailed Cave Creek Health Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Cave Creek Arizona
Haircut $14.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $21.97 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.89 $2.32

Detailed Cave Creek Transportation Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Cave Creek Arizona
Potatoes $1.95 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.31 $9.23
Optometrist $66.0 $106.34
Doctor $100.0 $115.25
Dentist $71.0 $98.38

Detailed Cave Creek Utilities Costs Vs. Arizona

Item Cave Creek Arizona
Gasoline $2.91 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.0 $48.9
All Electricity $267.76 $167.6
Phone $175.65 $163.42

Cave Creek SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
9.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cave Creek

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cave Creek
Phoenix, AZ 1,633,017 96 0.7x
Scottsdale, AZ 250,602 125 0.9x
Peoria, AZ 168,196 103 0.8x
Fountain Hills, AZ 24,729 120 0.9x
Anthem, AZ 22,468 118 0.9x
New River, AZ 15,910 113 0.8x
Paradise Valley, AZ 14,362 236 1.8x

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