Mayer, AZ

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Living in Mayer

Mayer is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 1,558 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mayer is the 133rd largest community in Arizona.

When you are in Mayer, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.04% of Mayer’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Mayer is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mayer who work in sales jobs (23.38%), office and administrative support (20.13%), and maintenance occupations (14.94%).

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!) Mayer 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. Mayer has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mayer than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mayer may be for you.

One downside of living in Mayer is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mayer, the average commute to work is 38.61 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Mayer does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Mayer ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 2.48% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mayer in 2018 was $19,069, which is lower middle income relative to Arizona, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,276 for a family of four. However, Mayer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Mayer also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.68% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Mayer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mayer residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Mayer include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Mayer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

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