Carnation is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,853 people and just one neighborhood, Carnation is the 196th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Carnation home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Carnation real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Carnation is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Carnation is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carnation who work in office and administrative support (15.14%), management occupations (11.53%) and maintenance occupations (8.36%).
Also of interest is that Carnation has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Carnation is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Carnation’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Carnation, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.