Deer Park is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 4,245 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Deer Park is the 143rd largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Deer Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Deer Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Deer Park who work in office and administrative support (16.43%), personal care services (11.98%), and sales jobs (9.82%).
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Deer Park 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. Deer Park has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Deer Park than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Deer Park may be for you.
One downside of living in Deer Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.15 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Deer Park does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Deer Park is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.02% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Deer Park in 2010 was $23,266, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,064 for a family of four. However, Deer Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Deer Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deer Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Deer Park include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Deer Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.