Rainier is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,948 people and just one neighborhood, Rainier is the 195th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Rainier, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.40% of Rainier’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rainier is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rainier who work in office and administrative support (12.04%), teaching (9.30%) and management occupations (5.36%).
Also of interest is that Rainier has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In Rainier, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.64 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Rainier does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.