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.
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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sedona spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.59 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Despite being a small city, Sedona has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Sedona are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.88% 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 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.