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Patagonia - Sonoita, AZ

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Overview


Patagonia - Sonoita is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 3,074 people and just one neighborhood, Patagonia - Sonoita is the 109th largest community in Arizona.

Patagonia - Sonoita home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Patagonia - Sonoita real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Patagonia - Sonoita is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Patagonia - Sonoita is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Patagonia - Sonoita who work in office and administrative support (15.88%), management occupations (12.91%), and maintenance occupations (8.40%).

Of important note, Patagonia - Sonoita is also a town of artists. Patagonia - Sonoita has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Patagonia - Sonoita’s character.

Also of interest is that Patagonia - Sonoita has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.62% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Patagonia - Sonoita is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

In Patagonia - Sonoita, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.57 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

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

Demographics

The citizens of Patagonia - Sonoita are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.58% of adults in Patagonia - Sonoita have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Patagonia - Sonoita in 2018 was $34,307, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,228 for a family of four. However, Patagonia - Sonoita contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Patagonia - Sonoita is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Patagonia - Sonoita home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Patagonia - Sonoita residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Patagonia - Sonoita also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.84% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Patagonia - Sonoita include English, German, Irish, European, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Patagonia - Sonoita is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

If you are planning to retire in Arizona, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Arizona, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in AZ. If a Arizona retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 5 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 98.2% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Occupations

The neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Eastern European and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.2% have Lithuanian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Patagonia - Sonoita are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 9.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 52.1% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 43.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.0%), and 16.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Patagonia - Sonoita, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (17.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.7%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (59.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.7%) and 8.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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