Clyde Hill is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,198 people and just one neighborhood, Clyde Hill is the 156th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Clyde Hill home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Clyde Hill real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Clyde Hill is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 96.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clyde Hill is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clyde Hill who work in management occupations (24.49%), sales jobs (20.36%) and healthcare (10.54%).
Also of interest is that Clyde Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.43% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Clyde Hill is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Clyde Hill 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, Clyde Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Despite being a small city, Clyde Hill has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.