Everett is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 109,043 people and 32 constituent neighborhoods, Everett is the sixth largest community in Washington.
Housing costs in Everett are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Everett isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Everett are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Everett is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Everett who work in office and administrative support (13.63%), management occupations (8.43%), and sales jobs (8.10%).
Also of interest is that Everett has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Everett is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Everett is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Everett, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The population of Everett overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Everett, 21.70% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Everett in 2010 was $27,553, 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 $110,212 for a family of four. However, Everett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Everett is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Everett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Everett residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Everett also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Everett include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
In addition, Everett has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.28%).
The most common language spoken in Everett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.