Lakebay is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 10,995 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lakebay is the 84th largest community in Washington.
Housing costs in Lakebay are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.
Lakebay is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lakebay is a town of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lakebay who work in management occupations (12.55%), office and administrative support (9.83%), and personal care services (8.17%).
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, Lakebay is worth considering.
Lakebay 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 Lakebay, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.12 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Lakebay citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.46% of adults in Lakebay have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lakebay in 2010 was $27,103, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,412 for a family of four. However, Lakebay contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lakebay home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lakebay residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lakebay include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lakebay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.