Snowflake is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 5,666 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Snowflake is the 66th largest community in Arizona.
Snowflake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Snowflake is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Snowflake who work in food service (16.01%), management occupations (10.21%), and personal care services (8.22%).
Snowflake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Snowflake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The percentage of adults in Snowflake who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.16% of the adults in Snowflake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Snowflake in 2010 was $19,266, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,064 for a family of four. However, Snowflake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Snowflake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Snowflake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Snowflake include German, European, Irish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Snowflake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.