Arizona City is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 11,354 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Arizona City is the 50th largest community in Arizona. Arizona City has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Arizona City, where the median household income is $42,927.00.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Arizona City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Arizona City is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arizona City who work in office and administrative support (12.12%), management occupations (11.42%), and sales jobs (9.92%).
The percentage of people in Arizona City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Arizona City in 2010 was $20,512, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,048 for a family of four. However, Arizona City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Arizona City is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Arizona City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arizona City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Arizona City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.71% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Arizona City include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Arizona City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.