Globe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 7,396 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Globe is the 59th largest community in Arizona.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Globe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Globe is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Globe who work in office and administrative support (11.14%), food service (9.76%), and sales jobs (9.20%).
One of the benefits of Globe is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.47 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Globe who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.26% of the adults in Globe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Globe in 2010 was $20,243, 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 $80,972 for a family of four. However, Globe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Globe is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Globe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Globe residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Globe also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Globe include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Globe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.