North Bend is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 6,679 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Bend is the 122nd largest community in Washington.
North Bend home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but North Bend real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
North Bend is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Bend is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North Bend who work in management occupations (13.75%), office and administrative support (13.65%), and food service (9.51%).
Also of interest is that North Bend has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of North Bend ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in North Bend, 41.53% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in North Bend in 2010 was $40,522, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,088 for a family of four. However, North Bend contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call North Bend home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Bend residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Bend include English, Irish, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in North Bend is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.