Sedona is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 10,397 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Sedona is the 54th 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 88.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sedona is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sedona who work in office and administrative support (13.16%), management occupations (12.61%), and sales jobs (9.39%).
Of important note, Sedona is also a city of artists. Sedona has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sedona’s character.
Also of interest is that Sedona has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Sedona telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.75% 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.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Sedona 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. Sedona has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sedona than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sedona may be for you.
One of the benefits of Sedona is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.50 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 education level of Sedona ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sedona, 48.65% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Sedona in 2010 was $42,388, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,552 for a family of four. However, Sedona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sedona is a very 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 13.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sedona include German, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Sedona's cultural character, accounting for 16.00% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Sedona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.