Eatonville is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,991 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eatonville is the 166th largest community in Washington.
Eatonville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.11%), office and administrative support (10.26%), and healthcare (7.44%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.66% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
One downside of living in Eatonville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 41.18 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of adults in Eatonville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.85% of the adults in Eatonville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Eatonville in 2010 was $27,985, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,940 for a family of four. However, Eatonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eatonville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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.