Eatonville is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,025 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eatonville is the 166th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Eatonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eatonville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eatonville who work in sales jobs (14.48%), office and administrative support (9.80%), and healthcare (6.61%).
Also of interest is that Eatonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Eatonville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.92% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In Eatonville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.85 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Eatonville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.56% of adults in Eatonville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Eatonville in 2010 was $31,387, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,548 for a family of four. However, Eatonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Eatonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eatonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eatonville include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Eatonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.