Deer Park is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,987 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Deer Park is the 143rd largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Deer Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Deer Park are a mix 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 (14.12%), sales jobs (12.75%), and personal care services (10.37%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Deer Park has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Deer Park a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Deer Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.82 minutes every day commuting to work.
Deer Park is a very car-oriented city. 85.05% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Deer Park is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Deer Park has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small city, Deer Park doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Deer Park with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.41% of adults in Deer Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Deer Park in 2010 was $20,743, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,972 for a family of four. However, Deer Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Deer Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Deer Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.