Paulden is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 5,567 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Paulden is the 68th largest community in Arizona.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Paulden is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.49% of the Paulden workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Paulden is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Paulden who work in office and administrative support (14.78%), management occupations (10.20%), and sales jobs (5.51%).
A relatively large number of people in Paulden telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.05% 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Paulden has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Paulden a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Paulden, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.08 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Paulden is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Paulden with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.45% of adults in Paulden have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Paulden in 2018 was $27,238, 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 $108,952 for a family of four. However, Paulden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Paulden is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Paulden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Paulden residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Paulden also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.55% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Paulden include German, Irish, French, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Paulden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.