Carefree is located in Arizona.
Carefree, Arizona has a population of 3,610.
The median household income in Carefree, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $53,689
compared to the national median of $53,482.
The median age of people living in Carefree is
The average high temperature in July is 102.9
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 42.7 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 11.1 inches
per year, with 0 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Set in the unspoiled beauty of the high Sonoran desert, relaxed sophistication is this community’s watermark. Posh shopping areas and an eclectic blend of shops, cafes and restaurants are punctuated by the occasional appearance of a jackrabbit, quail or deer, adding to the town’s charm. Founded in the 1950s, Carefree is one of the earliest planned communities in Arizona. Located 36 miles north of downtown Phoenix, Carefree is primarily a residential area with heavy emphasis on resort-style living and low density development. Tourism is the cornerstone of the town’s economic base, supported by many retail businesses and restaurants.
Activities and Attractions
A striking attraction in the middle of town is the huge Sundial, one of the world's largest working timepieces with a diameter of 90 feet. The quaint downtown is filled with unique shops where you can spend hours strolling through studios, trading posts, shops, clothing boutiques, and crystal shops then enjoy lunch at one of the many restaurants.