Carefree, Arizona Population 2020

3,968
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Carefree is a city located in Arizona. With a 2020 population of 3,968, it is the 67th largest city in Arizona and the 5428th largest city in the United States. Carefree is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 17.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,363 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Carefree has a population density of 451 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carefree is $142,316 with a poverty rate of 5.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,264 per month, and the median house value is $721,500. The median age in Carefree is 67.5 years, 69.9 years for males, and 66 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.9 males.

Carefree Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carefree was:

  • White: 99.81%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Carefree, Arizona is 3,968, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,876.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,363.

Carefree, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,74299.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.13%
Some Other Race20.05%
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Carefree Population Pyramid 2020

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Carefree Median Age

67.5


Total

69.9


Male

66


Female

Carefree Adults

There are 3,603 adults, (2,153 of whom are seniors) in Carefree.

Carefree Age Dependency

158.6

Age Dependency Ratio

148.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Carefree Sex Ratio

Female

1,761

46.97%

Male

1,988

53.03%

Carefree Households and Families

Carefree Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carefree Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married85.7%14.3%
All78.3%21.7%
Non Family60.1%39.9%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9551.8978.3
Married1,2042.1385.7
Non Family6321.3260.1
Female722.54100
Male472.53100

2.16

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

3.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Carefree Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.11%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate67718.87%
Some College70619.68%
Associates Degree1774.93%
Bachelors Degree1,40039.02%
Graduate Degree62417.39%
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Carefree Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4563,4521,924
Hispanic130130100
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 76.92%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,811$$43,766
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$58,917$$67,583
Bachelors Degree$37,413$$
Graduate Degree$188,077$189,279$

$43,811

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$43,766

Average Female

Carefree Language

Carefree Language by Age

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Carefree Language

95.04% of Carefree residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Carefree Poverty

Carefree Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,5691835.13%
Native55100.00%

5.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.76%

Male Poverty Rate

6.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carefree

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carefree is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carefree is White, with 5.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.80%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School100.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.60%
Some College5.26%
High School0.31%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.48%

Carefree Income

Carefree Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,773$142,316
Families$102,656$136,775
Married Families$104,347-
Non Families-$153,916
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Carefree Marital Status

Carefree Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

66.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Carefree Married by Age and Sex

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Carefree Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Carefree Marital Status by Race

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Carefree Veterans

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756

Number of Veterans

713

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam606
World War II86
Korea55
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74441
75+315
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Carefree Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carefree Employment Status

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29.8%

Labor Force Participation

29.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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10.46%

Born in Arizona

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

2.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Carefree residents were born in the United States, with 10.46% having been born in Arizona. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,968461.17%
20193,922461.19%
20183,876681.79%
20173,808461.22%
20163,762752.03%
20153,687942.62%
20143,593531.50%
20133,540571.64%
20123,483651.90%
20113,418481.42%
20103,3704431.42%
20002,9270.00%