Fox Island is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,816 people and just one neighborhood, Fox Island is the 144th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Fox Island home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Fox Island real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fox Island is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fox Island is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fox Island who work in sales jobs (16.64%), management occupations (13.22%) and office and administrative support (11.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Fox Island is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fox Island’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Fox Island 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.
One downside of living in Fox Island, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.04 minutes every day commuting to work.