Tonto Basin is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 1,416 people and just one neighborhood, Tonto Basin is the 126th largest community in Arizona.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Tonto Basin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tonto Basin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tonto Basin is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tonto Basin who work in sales jobs (21.24%), office and administrative support (19.74%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (13.30%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Tonto Basin is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
The town 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, Tonto Basin has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Tonto Basin a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Tonto Basin is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.