Clyde Hill is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,230 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.43% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Clyde Hill 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, Clyde Hill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Clyde Hill 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.
In Clyde Hill, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Clyde Hill is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.