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 110,079 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Everett is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Everett is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Everett area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Everett citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.70% of adults in Everett 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
Everett also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.28%.
The most common language spoken in Everett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.