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.
Prosser is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Prosser is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prosser who work in office and administrative support (11.55%), teaching (10.76%), and farm management occupations (10.54%).
In addition, many people in Prosser have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
As is often the case in a small city, Prosser doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Prosser citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.18% of adults in Prosser have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Prosser in 2010 was $22,550, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,200 for a family of four. However, Prosser contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Prosser is an extremely 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 38.99% 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 Russian.