Brush Prairie is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,731 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brush Prairie is the 169th largest community in Washington.
Brush Prairie home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Brush Prairie real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Brush Prairie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Brush Prairie is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brush Prairie who work in office and administrative support (14.52%), sales jobs (13.92%), and business and financial occupations (9.35%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.18% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Brush Prairie, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.17 minutes every day commuting to work.
Brush Prairie is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Brush Prairie who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.86% of adults in Brush Prairie have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Brush Prairie in 2018 was $29,419, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,676 for a family of four. However, Brush Prairie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brush Prairie is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Brush Prairie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brush Prairie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brush Prairie include German, English, Norwegian, Irish, and Romanian.
The most common language spoken in Brush Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Other Indo-European.