Queen Creek, Arizona Population 2024

81,788

Queen Creek is a city located in Maricopa County and Pinal County Arizona. Queen Creek has a 2024 population of 81,788. Queen Creek is currently growing at a rate of 6.81% annually and its population has increased by 34.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,915 in 2020.

The average household income in Queen Creek is $151,614 with a poverty rate of 3.97%. The median age in Queen Creek is 36.7 years: 35.9 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Queen Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 78.71%
  • Two or more races: 10.81%
  • Black or African American: 3.44%
  • Other race: 3.07%
  • Asian: 2.93%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.51%
State
Arizona
Land Area (mi²)
42.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,942.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
34.27% (20,873)
The current population of Queen Creek, Arizona is 81,788 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 60,915.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48,63478.71%
Two or more races6,67910.81%
Black or African American2,1273.44%
Other race1,8983.07%
Asian1,8082.93%
Native American3260.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3160.51%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Queen Creek Population by Race

Queen Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Queen Creek Median Age

36.7

Total

35.9

Male

37.3

Female

Queen Creek Adults

There are 42,737 adults, (7,802 of whom are seniors) in Queen Creek.

Queen Creek Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Queen Creek Sex Ratio

Female31,59851.14%
Male30,19048.86%

Queen Creek Population by Age

Queen Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,9543.2588.611.4
Married14,2513.5594.25.8
Non Family2,5511.5478.321.7
Female1,5773.2863.936.1
Male5753.3263.736.3

3.47

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

88.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Queen Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6651.74%
Associates Degree3,86210.1%
Bachelors Degree11,41229.84%
Graduate Degree5,46814.3%
High School Graduate7,69420.12%
Less Than 9th Grade4361.14%
Some College8,71122.78%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Queen Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Queen Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White28,28127,64712,905
Hispanic5,6155,2351,790
2+ Races3,3953,2421,434
Black1,4321,420849
Asian1,2811,227645
Other Race1,2231,165219
Native American27625627
Islander10210290

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 88.24%.

Queen Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,325$98,810$57,470
Graduate Degree$98,144$114,891$81,205
High School Graduate$46,399$57,195$33,473
Less Than 9th Grade$39,476$39,219$39,779
Overall$66,996$85,803$49,634
Some College$56,105$73,333$41,714

$66,996

Average Earnings

$85,803

Average Male

$49,634

Average Female

Queen Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Queen Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Queen Creek Language

89.52% of Queen Creek residents speak only English, while 10.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.78% of the population.

Queen Creek Language

Queen Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White44,0641,7954.07%
Hispanic10,1663113.06%
Multiple6,6682013.01%
Other1,8921467.72%
Asian1,8081387.63%
Black2,047984.79%
Native3203210%

3.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.39%

Male Poverty Rate

4.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Queen Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Queen Creek is Native, with 10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Queen Creek is Multiple, with 3.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.11%.

Queen Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.58%
Less Than 9th Grade4.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.54%
Some College2.08%

Queen Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.02%
Male Unemployed10.51%
Female Employed1.64%
Male Employed1.46%

Queen Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Queen Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$131,868$155,311
Households$127,182$151,614
Married Families$141,643$-999,999,999
Non Families$82,996$116,298

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Queen Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Queen Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Queen Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Queen Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Queen Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,629

Number of Veterans

3,140

Male Veterans

489

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War1,161
Vietnam1,080
Second Gulf War996
Korea105
World War II39

Queen Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,327
65 to 74835
75+683
55 to 64545
18 to 34239

Queen Creek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,7848.28%
Hispanic3936.1%
2+ Races3107.61%
Black29618.4%
Asian1046.95%
Native American7021.88%
Other Race654.66%

Queen Creek Veterans by Race

Queen Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Queen Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Queen Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Queen Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Queen Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

38.56%

Born in Queen Creek

94.4%

Native Born

5.6%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

3.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.4% of Queen Creek residents were born in the United States, with 38.56% having been born in Arizona. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Queen Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029107,8795,2185.08%
2028102,6615,2185.35%
202797,4435,2195.66%
202692,2245,2186%
202587,0065,2186.38%
202481,7885,2186.81%
202376,5705,8398.26%
202270,7314,3986.63%
202166,3335,4188.89%
202060,9156,26011.45%
201954,6554,4128.78%
201850,2434,4899.81%
201745,7544,97412.2%
201640,7803,6709.89%
201537,1102,9048.49%
201434,2062,9729.52%
201331,2342,5879.03%
201228,6478603.09%
201127,7876962.57%
201027,09100%
20004,3161,64961.83%
19902,667-105,212-97.53%

Queen Creek Population by Year