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 86.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sedona is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sedona who work in office and administrative support (13.85%), management occupations (12.70%), and sales jobs (9.84%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 20.08% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Sedona is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Sedona is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.59 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.
Sedona is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.88% of adults in Sedona have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Sedona in 2010 was $41,043, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,172 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 13.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sedona include German, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Sedona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.