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.
Housing costs in Roy are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Roy isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Roy are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Roy is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roy who work in office and administrative support (14.23%), management occupations (11.68%), and healthcare (9.85%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Roy, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
One downside of living in Roy, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.92 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Roy overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Roy, 23.52% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Roy in 2010 was $27,038, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,152 for a family of four. However, Roy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Roy is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Roy include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Roy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.