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 66,773 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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marysville who work in office and administrative support (13.89%), sales jobs (12.54%), and management occupations (7.19%).
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.
One downside of living in Marysville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Marysville, the average commute to work is 30.77 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Marysville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.12% of adults 25 and older in Marysville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Marysville in 2010 was $27,159, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,636 for a family of four. However, Marysville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Marysville is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Marysville include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Marysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.