Nogales is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 20,252 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Nogales is the 37th largest community in Arizona.
Nogales is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nogales is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nogales who work in sales jobs (21.00%), office and administrative support (17.25%), and management occupations (7.13%).
One of the benefits of Nogales is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.87 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 citizens of Nogales are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.78% of adults in Nogales have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Nogales in 2010 was $14,638, 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 $58,552 for a family of four. However, Nogales contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Nogales also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.22% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Nogales is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Nogales home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Nogales, accounting for 92.77% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Nogales residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Nogales include English, French Canadian, Italian, and French .
In addition, Nogales has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (39.52%).
The most common language spoken in Nogales is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Korean.