Concrete is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 716 people and just one neighborhood, Concrete is the 255th largest community in Washington. Much of the housing stock in Concrete was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Concrete, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.85% of Concrete’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Concrete is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Concrete who work in management occupations (9.81%), office and administrative support (8.41%) and maintenance occupations (8.41%).
Of important note, Concrete is also a town of artists. Concrete has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Concrete’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Concrete has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Concrete has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Concrete than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Concrete may be for you.
One downside of living in Concrete, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.98 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Concrete doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.