Napavine is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,778 people and just one neighborhood, Napavine is the 198th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Napavine is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Napavine is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Napavine who work in office and administrative support (14.42%), sales jobs (12.36%) and management occupations (9.51%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.24% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Napavine has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Napavine has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Napavine than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Napavine may be for you.
Napavine is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.