Eagar is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 4,869 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eagar is the 75th largest community in Arizona.
Eagar is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eagar is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagar who work in office and administrative support (12.95%), law enforcement and fire fighting (12.83%), and food service (9.03%).
A relatively large number of people in Eagar telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Eagar has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eagar a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Eagar doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Eagar citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.87% of adults 25 and older in Eagar have a college degree.
The per capita income in Eagar in 2010 was $19,415, 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 $77,660 for a family of four. However, Eagar contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eagar is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Eagar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eagar residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Eagar also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.40% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eagar include German, Irish, Italian, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Eagar is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.