Cave Creek, Ariz.

Cave Creek, Ariz.

Nearest major city: Phoenix
Population: 5,094
Median family income: $108,546
Median home price: $440,000
Unemployment rate: 8.1%
Violent crime index: 42

Cave Creek is proud of its Wild West heritage. Cowboy cookouts, horseback riding, rodeos, and country dancing are part of the local activities, according to the town Web site. The area also has golf courses, resorts, spas, and the 2,922-acre Cave Creek Regional Park.