Kettle Falls is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,597 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kettle Falls is the 207th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Kettle Falls isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kettle Falls are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kettle Falls is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kettle Falls who work in teaching (10.10%), the sciences (9.28%), and office and administrative support (8.79%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Kettle Falls has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Kettle Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Kettle Falls is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.84 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Kettle Falls citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.02% of adults 25 and older in Kettle Falls have a college degree.
The per capita income in Kettle Falls in 2010 was $23,641, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,564 for a family of four.
The people who call Kettle Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kettle Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Kettle Falls include Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Kettle Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.