Gold Canyon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 10,159 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gold Canyon is the 53rd largest community in Arizona. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Gold Canyon, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Gold Canyon, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Gold Canyon’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Gold Canyon does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $67,202.
Gold Canyon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Gold Canyon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Gold Canyon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gold Canyon is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gold Canyon who work in management occupations (14.88%), sales jobs (11.50%) and office and administrative support (8.97%).
Also of interest is that Gold Canyon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Gold Canyon telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.74% 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.
Another notable thing is that Gold Canyon is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
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!) Gold Canyon 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. Gold Canyon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gold Canyon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gold Canyon may be for you.
In Gold Canyon, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Gold Canyon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Gold Canyon citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.59% of adults in Gold Canyon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gold Canyon in 2010 was $43,402, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,608 for a family of four. However, Gold Canyon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gold Canyon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gold Canyon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Gold Canyon include German, English, Irish, Italian, Norwegian and French.
The most common language spoken in Gold Canyon is English.
|GOLD CANYON INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,483|
|GOLD CANYON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||89.95%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||10.05%|
|TYPE OF GOLD CANYON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||81.10%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.65%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.57%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF GOLD CANYON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.98%|
|AGE OF GOLD CANYON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||60.76%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||38.57%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||0.67%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.00%|
|GOLD CANYON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$390,118|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,368|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $79,000||9.25%|
|$79,001 - $157,000||3.45%|
|$157,001 - $315,000||22.36%|
|$315,001 - $472,000||26.38%|
|$472,001 - $630,000||21.79%|
|$630,001 - $787,000||9.07%|
|$787,001 - $1,180,000||5.31%|
|$1,180,001 - $1,574,000||1.34%|
|PEOPLE OF GOLD CANYON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||0.57%|
|5 TO 17||5.33%|
|18 TO 24||6.55%|
|25 TO 34||2.63%|
|35 TO 54||15.70%|
|55 TO 64||24.97%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||44.24%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.56%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$67,202|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$43,402|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.83%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.14%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.50%)
Public Service (4.89%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.53%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.07%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.72%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.61%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.99%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (21.00%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (94.99%)
Get matched with a pre-screened, customer-rated real estate agent and receive up to $2,000 or more when you buy or sell.
Get the Ultimate Agent…
We screen Real Estate Professionals according to rigorous sales and service benchmarks, and we constantly survey our customers to make sure that Brokers in our elite network are meeting your highest standards. We guarantee it.†
…Plus a Cash Award
How much cash could I get?
Select an option below. You'll hear from us within 1 business hour.
Copyright © 2000-2016 Location Inc®. All the trademarks displayed on this page are the property of Location, Inc®. The NeighborhoodScout® search engine is covered under US Patents No. 7,043,501 and 7,680,859. Our nationally-comparable school ratings are covered under US Patent No. 8,376,755. Other US patent applications are currently pending.