Blaine is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 5,056 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Blaine is the 131st largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Blaine isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Blaine are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blaine is a city of managers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blaine who work in management occupations (20.86%), office and administrative support (9.57%), and sales jobs (7.50%).
Blaine is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small city, Blaine does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Blaine is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.13% of adults in Blaine have a college degree.
The per capita income in Blaine in 2010 was $33,007, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,028 for a family of four. However, Blaine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Blaine is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Blaine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blaine residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Blaine include English, Dutch, Irish, and Scottish.
Blaine also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.11%.
The most common language spoken in Blaine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Tagalog.