Mukilteo is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 21,462 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mukilteo is the 49th largest community in Washington.
Mukilteo home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Mukilteo real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Mukilteo is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mukilteo is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mukilteo who work in management occupations (15.02%), sales jobs (13.58%), and architecture and engineering (13.16%).
Also of interest is that Mukilteo 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 Mukilteo 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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Mukilteo is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Mukilteo area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Mukilteo is a pretty powerful place. 50.20% of the adults in Mukilteo have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Mukilteo in 2010 was $46,478, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,912 for a family of four.
Mukilteo is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mukilteo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mukilteo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mukilteo include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
Mukilteo also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.06%.
The most common language spoken in Mukilteo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.