Queen Creek is located in Maricopa and Pinal Counties in Arizona, United States of America. The area covered by the town is 28.5 sq. mile (93.8 km2). It is situated 1404 ft (425 m). The city comprises of 33649 inhabitants. Male proportion in the population is 49.9 percent and that of female is 50.1 percent. The median resident age is 38.26 years. 84.21 percent population is Caucasian, 2.8 percent is African American, 1.58 percent are Asian, 1.69 percent are American Indian, 0.11 percent are native Hawaiian and 9.60 percent belongs to different races.40 percent of the population comprises of youth. 91 percent English, 5 percent Spanish, and 4 percent other languages are speaking by the people in the area. The average household size is 3.54 and the average family size is 3.77. Among them majority of the people practiced Christianity.
The education system of the area is quite good. Student to teacher ratio is 19:1. There are total 11 public schools, 1 private school serving in the town. 94.1 percent residents completed high school education, 76.6 percent passed college exam, 32.5 percent completed their Bachelors degree, 8.4 percent attained Masters Degree and 1.9 percent passed Professional degree exam. Prominent educational institutions of the city are Queen Creek School District, Legacy Traditional School, Patriot Academy, Newell Barney Junior High School, Coolidge Unified School District and J.O. Combs Unified School District.
The per Capita income in the town is $29828 that is 6 percent higher than the national Income per Capita. The median household income is $88121 and the median income occupied by owner is $91045. Male median earning is $66250 while that of female is $31092. Major industries of the town are manufacturing sector, that gives 17 percent of total employment, wholesale and retail services which gives 14 percent of total employment, health and education services gives 9.1 percent employment and 28.2 percent jobs are given by other industries. Unemployment rate is 3.6 percent in the area that is 39 percent lower than the national average. 5.9 percent of the inhabitants are living below poverty level that is 60 percent lower than the national poverty level. The cost of living in the area is quite higher than the national average. The median home price in the town is $240000 and median rent is $ 1453. 82.4 percent of the residents living in their own houses while 17.6 percent are living in the occupied houses as renters. Average tax rate is 2.5 percent in the town.
The city is administered by the council with Mayor as its head and six council members. Major departments under the authority are Finance department, Fire and medical department, Information and Marketing department, law enforcement and Public safety department and development services department. Small Business Development Services (SBDC) is responsible for providing assistance in managing and operating business activities to small entrepreneurs. There are also a non-profit organization named as Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE) that educates the entrepreneurs and give motivation to start, grow and expand their businesses.