Steilacoom is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 6,211 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Steilacoom is the 120th largest community in Washington.
Steilacoom home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Steilacoom real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Steilacoom is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Steilacoom is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Steilacoom who work in office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (12.07%), and management occupations (10.46%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Steilacoom. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Steilacoom has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Steilacoom 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The citizens of Steilacoom are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.71% of adults in Steilacoom have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Steilacoom in 2010 was $37,783, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,132 for a family of four. However, Steilacoom contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Steilacoom is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Steilacoom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Steilacoom residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Steilacoom include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Steilacoom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and German.