La Conner is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 958 people and two constituent neighborhoods, La Conner is the 242nd largest community in Washington.
La Conner home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but La Conner real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Conner is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Conner is a town of service providers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in La Conner who work in food service (14.98%), maintenance occupations (12.89%), and teaching (11.15%).
La Conner 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.
In terms of college education, La Conner is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.77% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in La Conner in 2010 was $27,928, 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 $111,712 for a family of four. However, La Conner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call La Conner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Conner residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in La Conner include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in La Conner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.