Tolleson, a small town in Arizona, has a population of slightly more than 7,000. It's a great place to start a career, as young professionals account for a higher percentage of the population here (19%) than nationally (15%), while middle-aged professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just over 34, are younger than most cities in Arizona. Most Tolleson residents rent, and 40% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $814 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Arizona. Over the course of a year, renters in Tolleson will save around $2,800 compared to the state average.
There are three primary industries in Tolleson: retail, warehousing, and support. Together, these industries make up 19% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, making it the top profession in the town. Tolleson workers earn an average annual income of about $51,000, less than the Arizona average. Tolleson's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Compared to the state average, Tolleson has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or equivalent (20%). Furthermore, 5% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Tolleson has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (38%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit is not used extensively. Not many residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number is higher than the national average.