Quilcene is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 602 people and just one neighborhood, Quilcene is the 261st largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Quilcene is a blue-collar town, with 43.81% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Quilcene is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Quilcene who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (9.73%) and teaching (8.41%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Quilcene is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Quilcene is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Quilcene, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Quilcene is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.