Coolidge is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 12,297 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Coolidge is the 45th largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Coolidge was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Coolidge economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Coolidge, where the median household income is $39,621.00.
Unlike some cities, Coolidge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Coolidge are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coolidge is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Coolidge who work in office and administrative support (15.30%), law enforcement and fire fighting (15.23%), and sales jobs (9.98%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Coolidge is worth considering.
Being a small city, Coolidge does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Coolidge is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.07% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Coolidge in 2010 was $16,396, which is lower middle income relative to Arizona, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $65,584 for a family of four. However, Coolidge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Coolidge is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Coolidge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coolidge residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Coolidge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coolidge include English, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Coolidge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.