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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brush Prairie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brush Prairie is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brush Prairie who work in sales jobs (14.98%), management occupations (11.23%), and office and administrative support (8.90%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.06% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Brush Prairie has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Brush Prairie has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Brush Prairie than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Brush Prairie may be for you.
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 education level of Brush Prairie citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.50% of adults 25 and older in Brush Prairie have a college degree.
The per capita income in Brush Prairie in 2010 was $26,000, 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 $104,000 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brush Prairie include English, Romanian, French , and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Brush Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Other Indo-European.