Mukilteo, WA

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Living in Mukilteo

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 21,545 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 87.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mukilteo is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mukilteo who work in management occupations (14.02%), sales jobs (11.90%), and architecture and engineering (11.18%).

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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Mukilteo is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Mukilteo, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

If knowledge is power, Mukilteo is a pretty powerful place. 52.84% 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 $51,299, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,196 for a family of four.

Mukilteo is an extremely 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

In addition, Mukilteo has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.02%).

The most common language spoken in Mukilteo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Chinese.