Concrete is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 714 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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Concrete is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.85% of the Concrete workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Concrete is worth considering.
One downside of living in Concrete is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Concrete, the average commute to work is 35.98 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Concrete does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.