Marana is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 49,030 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Marana is the 27th largest community in Arizona. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Marana, 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 Marana, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Marana’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Marana does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $85,812.00.
Unlike some towns, Marana isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marana are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marana is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marana who work in office and administrative support (11.68%), sales jobs (11.68%), and management occupations (10.72%).
Also of interest is that Marana has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.67% 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.
In Marana, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.93 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Marana is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.93% of adults in Marana have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Marana in 2018 was $36,182, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,728 for a family of four. However, Marana contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Marana is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Marana home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marana residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Marana also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.64% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marana include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Marana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.