Mead is a somewhat small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 7,612 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mead is the 101st largest community in Washington.
Mead is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mead is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mead who work in office and administrative support (13.46%), management occupations (10.87%), and sales jobs (10.07%).
Also of interest is that Mead has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small town, Mead doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Mead is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.56% of adults in Mead have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mead in 2010 was $28,986, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,944 for a family of four. However, Mead contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mead home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mead residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mead include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mead is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Italian.