Deer Park is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,941 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Deer Park who work in personal care services (11.53%), food service (9.61%), and office and administrative support (9.13%).
Also of interest is that Deer Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Deer Park, the average commute to work is 32.49 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Deer Park is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Deer Park rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.29% of adults 25 and older in Deer Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Deer Park in 2010 was $17,903, which is low income relative to Washington, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,612 for a family of four.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Deer Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.