Colville is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 4,719 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Colville is the 132nd largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Colville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Colville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colville who work in office and administrative support (19.00%), sales jobs (13.64%), and maintenance occupations (7.71%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Colville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.75 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Colville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Colville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.06% of adults 25 and older in Colville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Colville in 2010 was $21,173, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,692 for a family of four. However, Colville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Colville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Colville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Colville include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Colville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.