Seabeck is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,111 people and just one neighborhood, Seabeck is the 226th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Seabeck 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Seabeck isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Seabeck are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seabeck is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seabeck who work in healthcare (21.12%), sales jobs (14.94%) and business and financial occupations (9.36%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Seabeck, 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.
Also of interest is that Seabeck has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Seabeck is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Seabeck a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Seabeck has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Seabeck’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Seabeck has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Seabeck a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Seabeck is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Seabeck, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.84 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Seabeck is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly taxis for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.