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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Eagar is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Eagar has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Eagar has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Eagar than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Eagar may be for you.
Eagar is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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.