Marysville is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 68,864 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Marysville is the 15th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Marysville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marysville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marysville who work in office and administrative support (12.91%), sales jobs (11.64%), and management occupations (8.78%).
Also of interest is that Marysville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Marysville 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 Marysville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Marysville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.09% of the adults in Marysville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marysville in 2010 was $30,464, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,856 for a family of four. However, Marysville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Marysville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Marysville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marysville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Marysville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marysville include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Marysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.