Wickenburg has the 3111th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Wickenburg is part of the Phoenix metro area. Unemployment in the Phoenix area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Phoenix has the 16th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Wickenburg is below average at $46,700, and the median cost of a home in Wickenburg is $168,000, which is the same as the national average. 21% of workers in Wickenburg hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Wickenburg. 76% of Wickenburg workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Wickenburg spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.