Cashmere is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,159 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cashmere is the 153rd largest community in Washington.
When you are in Cashmere, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.57% of Cashmere’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Cashmere is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cashmere who work in sales jobs (9.85%), office and administrative support (8.91%), and farm management occupations (7.59%).
The citizens of Cashmere are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.92% of adults in Cashmere having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cashmere in 2010 was $21,942, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,768 for a family of four. However, Cashmere contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cashmere is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cashmere home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cashmere residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Cashmere also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cashmere include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Cashmere is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.