Tolleson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 6,929 people and just one neighborhood, Tolleson is the 62nd largest community in Arizona.
Occupations and Workforce
Tolleson is a blue-collar town, with 53.29% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Tolleson is a city of transportation and shipping workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Tolleson who work in office and administrative support (9.18%), personal care services (8.55%) and maintenance occupations (7.12%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Tolleson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.84 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite the fact that it is a small city, Tolleson has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.