Sedona Arizona | The Six-Million Dollar Market

       Sedona, Arizona -  A resort real estate market barely alive....  But, gentlemen.   We have rebuilt her!    We had the technology and capability to build back with bionic strength Arizona's premiere resort and vacation destination.  Better than it was before.  Better, Stronger...and Friendlier than ever!
Resort towns typically offer the best of everything, and Sedona is no exception to the rule. Sedona truly has it all;  fine restaurants, unique shopping and galleries, posh spas and lavish resort accommodations, all surrounded by an exceptionally gorgeous, nearly surreal, desert setting.
       What was once a sleepy and seasonal tourist town, known only by locals and subscribers to Arizona Highways Magazine, Sedona AZ has slowly transformed into a world class resort & Spa destination and Sedona attracts tourists and new residents from all over the world. In fact, approximately 4 million tourists visit Sedona AZ annually.
        Before that, Sedona was nothing more than a collection of farms and ranches, which used the waters of Oak Creek to irrigate orchards and crops.     
       In the 30's and 40's, Sedona was introduced to the world by camera crews shooting Westerns against Sedona red rock backdrops and vistas and an Arizona star was born, as actors and actresses began buying properties in the area. While Westerns have faded from the radar, Sedona continues to be prominently featured in advertising and music videos. 
       Sedona is unquestionably the creative and cultural center of the Verde Valley, as well as all of Northern Arizona. An appreciation of art and the finer things in life is obvious as you drive through the streets of Sedona, reflected in the architecture, landscaping and sculpture all over the city. 
       Sedona, in addition to having notoriety as one of the West's premiere artist communities, Sedona also attracts outdoor enthusiasts of all walks.  Sedona is an extremely popular destination for mountain biking, hiking, and birding.
       City is not quite an appropriate word for Sedona, or for any of the Verde Valley’s communities for that matter. Only about 13, 500 residents live in Sedona (around 6,000 residents in the Village of Oak Creek), according to 2002 population estimates. 
       Real estate offerings in Sedona trend toward upscale and exquisite- pricing tends to be significantly higher here than any other Verde Valley community. This is, in part, due to the fact that Sedona is running out of vacant land left for development. 
       Completely surrounded by National Forest, State and BLM Lands, Sedona land offered for private sale is becoming a very scarce commodity. It is estimated that Sedona is more than 90% built out.  In fact, only about 17% of all land in Arizona is in private hands.  The remaining 83% is owned the the Forest Service, The State, or the Bureau of Land Management. 
       Though Sedona real estate price tags are higher than anywhere else the Verde Valley, the recent  housing crisis has made Sedona home prices far more attractive.  These prices are luring buyers back, who once thought Sedona was out of reach. 
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Total population 11,595
Male population 5,020
Female population 6,575
Median age 61.40
Median age (male) 62.80
Median age (female) 60.50

Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)

Never married 1,794
Married 6,356
Separated 140
Widowed 693
Divorced 2,101

Population by age

Under 15 651
Age 15 to 24 549
Ages 25 to 44 1,613
Ages 45 to 64 3,855
Age 65 and over 4,927

Population mobility

Live in the same house as 1 year ago 9,926
Moved from abroad 187
Moved from a different state 522
Moved from the same county 557
Moved from the same state 383

Population by poverty level

Above poverty level 10,272
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 1,280


White collar 4,361
Blue collar 350

Class of worker

Self employed 1,555
Private company 2,451
Not for profit company 298
Government workers 407


Total households 6,319
Family households 3,430
Non-family households 2,889
Households with children 503
Households without children 5,816
Average people per household 1.83

Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

No high school 222
Some high school 2,268
Some college 3,031
Associate degree 1,085
Bachelors degree 2,501
Graduate degree Not available


Average household income $86,244
Median household income $60,386
Median income under 25 $41,378
Median income 25-44 $31,771
Median income 45-64 $70,636
Median income over 65 $60,132

Housing occupancy

Housing units 8,392
Occupied housing units 6,319
Owner occupied units 4,874
Renter occupied units 1,445
Median housing costs per month $1,263
Median gross rent per month $1,279

Housing by year built

Year built median 1985
Built before 1939 59
Built between 1940 and 1949 152
Built between 1950 and 1959 569
Built between 1960 and 1969 560
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,034
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,799
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,063
Built between 2000 and 2009 980
Built after 2010 176

Housing mortgage situation

Houses with mortgage 2,594
Houses without mortgage 2,280
Median value with mortgage $454,500
Median value without mortgage $522,200
Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2019 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.