Omak is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 4,854 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Omak is the 129th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Omak isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Omak are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Omak is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Omak who work in office and administrative support (12.56%), food service (11.27%), and teaching (7.65%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Omak spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.81 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Omak rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.50% of adults 25 and older in Omak have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Omak in 2010 was $19,593, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,372 for a family of four. However, Omak contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Omak is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Omak home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Omak residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Omak also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Omak include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Omak is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.