Freeland 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 2,068 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Freeland is the 189th largest community in Washington.
Freeland home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Freeland real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Freeland is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Freeland is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Freeland who work in computer science and math (16.82%), management occupations (16.51%), and sales jobs (11.73%).
Also of interest is that Freeland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Freeland telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.54% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Freeland is worth considering.
Freeland 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.
In Freeland, a lot of people use taxis to get to work every day though Freeland is a relatively small town. Those that ride taxis are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The overall education level of Freeland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.09% of adults in Freeland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Freeland in 2010 was $30,044, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,176 for a family of four. However, Freeland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Freeland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Freeland residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Freeland include English, Norwegian, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Freeland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Chinese.