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 111,262 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Everett who work in office and administrative support (10.57%), management occupations (8.36%), and sales jobs (8.20%).
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.
One of the nice things about Everett is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Everett use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Everett‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The citizens of Everett are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.59% of adults in Everett having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Everett in 2010 was $30,670, 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 $122,680 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 15.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Everett include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Everett's cultural character, accounting for 18.77% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Everett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.