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 21,462 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.

Mukilteo 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mukilteo. 50.20% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

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.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Mukilteo's cultural character, accounting for 19.06% of the city’s population.

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