Eatonville is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,900 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eatonville is the 166th largest community in Washington.
Eatonville is a blue-collar town, with 39.64% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 office and administrative support (10.48%), sales jobs (9.46%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.43%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.88% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 43.11 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Eatonville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Eatonville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.66% of adults in Eatonville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Eatonville in 2010 was $28,734, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,936 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Eatonville include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Eatonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.