Carefree, AZ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,834 housing units in Carefree. This represents a 41% growth from 1,301 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 17 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,817 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carefree is about 87.8%. Carefree's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 23.8%. Average household size is 2.09 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carefree were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom5%
Two Bedrooms29.40%
Three Bedrooms43.70%
Four Bedrooms18.40%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$411,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$475,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.83
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$775

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.70%
Home Equity Loan8%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free37.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.7%