Waddell is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 11,367 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Waddell is the 51st largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Waddell was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Waddell economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Waddell, where the median household income is $78,420.00.
Waddell real estate is some of the most expensive in Arizona, although Waddell house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Waddell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waddell is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waddell who work in office and administrative support (14.15%), management occupations (10.45%), and healthcare (8.61%).
Also of interest is that Waddell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Waddell, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.41 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Waddell citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.97% of adults in Waddell have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Waddell in 2010 was $28,885, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,540 for a family of four. However, Waddell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Waddell is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Waddell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waddell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Waddell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.29% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Waddell include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Waddell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.