Living Here

Sierra Vista, with a population of just under 44,000, has no shortage of enticing traits that make it a community of choice for all types of people seeking an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate with year-round outdoor recreation, and an attractive balance of small-town charm with big-city amenities.

The population of Sierra Vista is a great place for young professionals, with 16.9 percent of Sierra Vistans being 25 to 34 years old, making that the most common age range in the 2010 Census. Retirees are also captivated by Sierra Vista, often coming to visit for a few days only to find themselves liking the area so much that they purchase a home and stay.

At 14.9 percent, Sierra Vista’s poverty rate is significantly lower than the county, state, and national averages, while its median household income is much higher at $56,435 per year.