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, Colville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Colville are a mix 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 (19.68%), sales jobs (10.99%), and maintenance occupations (7.95%).
One of the benefits of Colville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.56 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Colville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Colville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.01% of the adults in Colville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Colville in 2010 was $21,671, 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 $86,684 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Colville include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Colville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.