Cave Creek

Welcome to Cave Creek, AZ


Cave Creek, Arizona, nestled in the Sonoran Desert's heart, offers a unique blend of rugged wilderness charm and upscale suburban living. This small town, known for its Western lifestyle and scenic desert trails, is a hidden gem just north of Phoenix.

The real estate in Cave Creek varies from cozy desert bungalows to luxurious ranch-style homes, catering to a diverse range of tastes and lifestyles. With its proximity to Phoenix, Cave Creek provides a tranquil escape without sacrificing modern conveniences.


What to Love:


  • Authentic Western lifestyle and cowboy culture
  • Gorgeous desert landscapes and outdoor activities, including Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
  • A close-knit community with a small-town feel


Local Lifestyle:


Cave Creek offers a unique living experience, combining the tranquility of desert life with a vibrant local culture. The town is known for its Western-themed architecture, local art galleries, and friendly community. Residents enjoy a laid-back lifestyle with plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, such as hiking, horseback riding, and exploring the nearby Tonto National Forest.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping:


Cave Creek's dining scene reflects its Western heritage, with local favorites like Tonto Bar & Grill offering Southwestern cuisine in a rustic setting. Harold's Cave Creek Corral is a popular spot for live music and traditional American fare.

For shopping, the town boasts a variety of unique boutiques and artisan shops, perfect for finding one-of-a-kind items and local crafts. The Cave Creek Olive Oil Company is a must-visit for gourmet food enthusiasts.


Things to Do:


Cave Creek's outdoor activities are a major draw. Cave Creek Regional Park offers miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, showcasing the beauty of the Arizona desert. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the picturesque courses at nearby clubs like Rancho Mañana Golf Club.

The town also hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, celebrating its Western heritage and tight-knit community.




Cave Creek is served by the Cave Creek Unified School District, known for its excellent educational programs. Notable schools include:



Cave Creek, AZ, offers a unique blend of Western charm and upscale living, making it an ideal place for those seeking a peaceful yet vibrant lifestyle. For those looking to call Cave Creek home, Lana Ali is your knowledgeable real estate expert in the area. Contact Lana Ali today for assistance in exploring the real estate opportunities in this charming Arizona town.


Overview for Cave Creek, AZ

4,933 people live in Cave Creek, where the median age is 57.6 and the average individual income is $57,628. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

57.6 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Cave Creek, AZ

Cave Creek has 2,294 households, with an average household size of 2.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cave Creek do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,933 people call Cave Creek home. The population density is 130.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

47.31 / 52.69%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Around Cave Creek, AZ

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

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Copper Rose Co., North Valley Medical and Yoga Center, and Trailhead Ranch - Cave Creek.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.43 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.69 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.4 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.56 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.71 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.65 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
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