Prosser is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 5,869 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Prosser is the 123rd largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Prosser is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Prosser is a city of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prosser who work in management occupations (12.31%), healthcare (10.22%), and sales jobs (9.71%).
Being a small city, Prosser does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Prosser is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.76% of adults 25 and older in Prosser have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Prosser in 2010 was $23,612, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,448 for a family of four. However, Prosser contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Prosser is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Prosser home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prosser residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Prosser also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Prosser include English, Irish, Polish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Prosser is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.