Amado is a tiny town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 292 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Amado is the 148th largest community in Arizona.
Amado home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Amado real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Amado is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.36% of the Amado workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Amado is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Amado who work in personal care services (27.84%), farm management occupations (22.68%), and management occupations (18.56%).
Amado’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Amado is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Amado spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.79 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Amado is a very car-oriented town. 1.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Amado is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Amado has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small town, Amado does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Amado are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.86% of adults in Amado have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Amado in 2010 was $38,012, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,048 for a family of four. However, Amado contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Amado is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Amado home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Amado, accounting for 50.91% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Amado residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Amado include English, Italian, Yugoslavian, and Other West Indian.
The most common language spoken in Amado is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.