Flagstaff, a town in Arizona, has a population of slightly more than 70,000. Young adults aged 15-24 will find plenty of opportunities, as they make up a higher percentage of the population here (35%) than nationally (14%), while middle-aged professionals appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 32, skews younger than most cities in Arizona. By a narrow 54%-46% margin, renters slightly outnumber homeowners in Flagstaff despite paying roughly $125 per month more in rent than the state average.
If you're looking for diverse career options, Flagstaff has them in spades. The four most common industries are entertainment, education, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 33% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 7% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. Flagstaff workers earn an average annual income of just under $68,000, roughly the same as the Arizona average. Flagstaff, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Flagstaff has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 8% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 13% possess a Bachelor's degree.
Flagstaff residents have an average commute of about 17 minutes, outperforming the Arizona average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (40%) drive themselves to work, while public transit isn't used widely. Few commuters (5%) walk to work, though the number far exceeds the national average.