Roy is a tiny city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 806 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Roy is the 248th largest community in Washington.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Roy, employing 10.26% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Healthcare and Public Service industries employ 21.85% and 17.41% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
In Roy, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.14 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Roy citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.71% of adults 25 and older in Roy have a college degree.
The per capita income in Roy in 2010 was $29,022, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,088 for a family of four. However, Roy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Roy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roy residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Roy include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Roy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.