Sells is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 2,544 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sells is the 109th largest community in Arizona.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sells is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sells is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sells who work in office and administrative support (13.56%), teaching (12.43%), and personal care services (8.47%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Sells has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.58 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Sells doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Sells has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.99% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sells in 2010 was $11,561, which is low income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $46,244 for a family of four. However, Sells contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Sells also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 48.48% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Sells home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sells residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Sells include German, European, English, and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Sells is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.