Sedro-Woolley is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 12,054 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Sedro-Woolley is the 82nd largest community in Washington.
Sedro-Woolley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sedro-Woolley is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Sedro-Woolley who work in office and administrative support (13.77%), food service (11.96%), and management occupations (8.61%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.86% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The percentage of adults in Sedro-Woolley with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.84% of adults in Sedro-Woolley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sedro-Woolley in 2010 was $24,990, 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 $99,960 for a family of four. However, Sedro-Woolley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sedro-Woolley is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sedro-Woolley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sedro-Woolley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sedro-Woolley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sedro-Woolley include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Sedro-Woolley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.