Sumner is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 9,700 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sumner is the 86th largest community in Washington.
Housing costs in Sumner 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.
Sumner is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sumner is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sumner who work in office and administrative support (13.92%), management occupations (10.32%), and sales jobs (8.13%).
The education level of Sumner citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.85% of adults 25 and older in Sumner have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sumner in 2010 was $28,634, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,536 for a family of four. However, Sumner contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sumner is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sumner home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sumner residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sumner include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sumner is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.