Cathlamet is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 537 people and just one neighborhood, Cathlamet is the 266th largest community in Washington. Much of the housing stock in Cathlamet was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Cathlamet economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Cathlamet, where the median household income is $44,875.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Cathlamet is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.16% of the Cathlamet workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Cathlamet is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cathlamet who work in office and administrative support (13.39%), management occupations (7.09%) and teaching (7.09%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Cathlamet has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle