Roy is a tiny city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 822 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 11.11% 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 Transportation industries employ 18.97% and 12.93% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
One downside of living in Roy is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Roy, the average commute to work is 41.53 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Roy doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Roy with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.20% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Roy in 2010 was $25,081, 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 $100,324 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 German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Northern European.
The most common language spoken in Roy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.