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, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brush Prairie who work in sales jobs (15.25%), management occupations (10.07%) and teaching (9.53%).
A relatively large number of people in Brush Prairie telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Brush Prairie is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Brush Prairie really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Brush Prairie perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Brush Prairie is worth considering.
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.
In terms of college education, Brush Prairie is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.38% of adults 25 and older in Brush Prairie have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brush Prairie in 2010 was $26,117, 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 $104,468 for a family of four. However, Brush Prairie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, English, French, Irish, Dutch and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Brush Prairie is English. Some people also speak Russian.
|BRUSH PRAIRIE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||930|
|BRUSH PRAIRIE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||93.56%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||6.44%|
|TYPE OF BRUSH PRAIRIE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||82.57%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF BRUSH PRAIRIE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.82%|
|AGE OF BRUSH PRAIRIE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.59%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||69.11%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||12.97%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.33%|
|BRUSH PRAIRIE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$455,340|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,283|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||17.01%|
|$71,001 - $143,000||2.63%|
|$143,001 - $285,000||13.81%|
|$285,001 - $428,000||17.92%|
|$428,001 - $570,000||28.65%|
|$570,001 - $713,000||7.76%|
|$713,001 - $1,069,000||11.30%|
|$1,069,001 - $1,425,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF BRUSH PRAIRIE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.08%|
|5 TO 17||20.65%|
|18 TO 24||7.54%|
|25 TO 34||9.36%|
|35 TO 54||21.95%|
|55 TO 64||19.13%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||18.28%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.38%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$59,730|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$26,117|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.29%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (13.52%)
Public Service (4.99%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.63%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.82%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.85%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.89%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.21%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (20.95%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.40%)
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