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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mead who work in office and administrative support (15.78%), management occupations (9.78%), and sales jobs (9.33%).
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.
In Mead, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Mead is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
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: 31.20% of adults in Mead have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mead in 2010 was $27,400, 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 $109,600 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mead include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mead is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Japanese.