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.
A relatively large number of people in Sedona telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.08% 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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.59 minutes getting to work every day.
Even though Sedona is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Sedona ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sedona, 46.88% 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 $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.