Marysville, WA


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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.

Marysville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.47%), sales jobs (11.45%), and management occupations (7.77%).

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 30.72 minutes, which is quite a bit 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%: 18.27% of the adults in Marysville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Marysville in 2010 was $27,431, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,724 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 11.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Marysville include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

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