Pacific is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 7,123 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pacific is the 111th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pacific is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pacific is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pacific who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), sales jobs (12.81%), and management occupations (5.92%).
Also of interest is that Pacific has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Despite being a small city, Pacific has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Pacific are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.73% of adults in Pacific have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Pacific in 2010 was $23,057, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,228 for a family of four. However, Pacific contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pacific is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pacific home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pacific residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pacific also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pacific include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Russian.
In addition, Pacific has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.01%).
The most common language spoken in Pacific is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.