Marysville, WA

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Living in Marysville

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 69,779 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Marysville is the 15th largest community in Washington.

Housing costs in Marysville 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.

Unlike some cities, Marysville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marysville are a mix 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 (11.25%), sales jobs (10.98%), and management occupations (8.77%).

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.

One of the nice things about Marysville is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy 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 30.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Marysville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.02% of adults 25 and older in Marysville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Marysville in 2010 was $31,782, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,128 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 10.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marysville include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Marysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.