Snohomish, WA

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Living in Snohomish

Snohomish is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 10,089 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Snohomish is the 91st largest community in Washington.

Snohomish home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Snohomish real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities, Snohomish isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Snohomish are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Snohomish is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Snohomish who work in office and administrative support (13.93%), sales jobs (10.07%), and management occupations (7.92%).

Of important note, Snohomish is also a city of artists. Snohomish has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Snohomish’s character.

Also of interest is that Snohomish has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Even though Snohomish is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The population of Snohomish 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 Snohomish, 24.56% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Snohomish in 2010 was $28,124, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,496 for a family of four. However, Snohomish contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Snohomish is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Snohomish home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Snohomish residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Snohomish include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Snohomish is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.