Kenmore is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 23,478 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Kenmore is the 50th largest community in Washington.
Kenmore home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Kenmore real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Kenmore 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 Kenmore telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.94% 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.
In Kenmore, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Kenmore use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Kenmore‘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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Kenmore. 57.65% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Kenmore in 2018 was $62,579, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $250,316 for a family of four.
Kenmore is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kenmore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kenmore residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kenmore include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Kenmore's cultural character, accounting for 21.16% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Kenmore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.