Living in Queen Creek
Located southeast of Mesa and Chandler, Queen Creek is the second fastest growing city in Arizona. The population of 26,500 covers an area of about 26 miles of suburban homes and businesses, historic ranches, and even a couple supposedly haunted buildings! Queen Creek is known for its incredible development and friendly environment, making it a great place to raise children. The town has grown by about 700% in the past thirteen years, due to advancements in legislature, new housing developments, and an emphasis on the family.
Schools in Queen Creek
The Queen Creek Unified School District serves the residents of the city.
- Queen Creek High School
- Desert Mountain Elementary
- Newell Barney Junior High
- American Leadership Academy High School
Queen Creek Real Estate
A prime place to live for families and couples, the median income for a Queen Creek household is about $64,000. There are many farms and ranches nearby that give this suburban, family-oriented hub a classically rural feel. The average home value in 2011 was $341,309. Close to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and several central transportation headquarters, Queen Creek is extremely desirable for residents and business-owners who want larger properties for lower costs.
The city wins awards for its economic development, distinctive community governance, and environmental education almost on a yearly basis.
It got its name from a mine that was located over a hundred miles away in the eastern mountains of Arizona (called Silver Queen mine). The Town was located at the base of a creek that ran up to these mountains.
It was named “One of America’s Friendliest Cities” by Forbes magazine.
Search for Homes in Queen Creek, AZ
- $489,000 : 22073 E Munoz Court, Queen Creek5 beds, 4.00 baths
- $239,900 : 20844 E Via Del Rancho --, Queen Creek3 beds, 2.00 baths
- $410,000 : 18438 E Oak Hill Lane, Queen Creek4 beds, 2.50 baths
- $160,500 : 26604 S 196 Street, Queen Creek3 beds, 2.00 baths
- $204,875 : 3962 W Alabama Lane, Queen Creek3 beds, 2.00 baths
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(all data current as of 5/29/2017)
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