Sedona, AZ

Sedona profile

Living in Sedona

Sedona is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 9,684 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Sedona is the 55th largest community in Arizona.

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

Sedona is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sedona is a city of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sedona who work in management occupations (12.67%), maintenance occupations (12.38%), and office and administrative support (10.37%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.18% 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.

The city 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, Sedona has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sedona a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The citizens of Sedona are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.82% of adults in Sedona have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sedona in 2018 was $42,691, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,764 for a family of four. However, Sedona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sedona is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sedona home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sedona residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sedona also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sedona include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.

Sedona also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.46%.

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