Darrington is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,370 people and just one neighborhood, Darrington is the 216th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Darrington is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.05% of the Darrington workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Darrington is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Darrington who work in office and administrative support (12.58%), management occupations (9.11%) and sales jobs (8.68%).
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!) Darrington 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. Darrington has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Darrington than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Darrington may be for you.
One downside of living in Darrington, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.89 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Darrington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.