Gold Canyon, AZ

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Living in Gold Canyon

Gold Canyon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 11,404 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Gold Canyon is the 52nd largest community in Arizona. Gold Canyon has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Gold Canyon, where the median household income is $71,895.00.

Gold Canyon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Gold Canyon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Gold Canyon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gold Canyon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gold Canyon is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gold Canyon who work in management occupations (21.24%), office and administrative support (11.96%), and sales jobs (11.17%).

Of important note, Gold Canyon is also a town of artists. Gold Canyon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gold Canyon’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.40% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Overall, Gold Canyon’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gold Canyon is worth considering.

One downside of living in Gold Canyon, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.81 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Gold Canyon are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.43% of adults in Gold Canyon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gold Canyon in 2018 was $47,571, which is wealthy relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,284 for a family of four. However, Gold Canyon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Gold Canyon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gold Canyon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gold Canyon include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Gold Canyon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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