Toppenish is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 8,995 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Toppenish is the 92nd largest community in Washington.
Toppenish is a blue-collar town, with 58.57% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Toppenish is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Toppenish who work in farm management occupations (29.97%), office and administrative support (10.00%), and sales jobs (5.71%).
The population of Toppenish has a very low overall level of education: only 6.90% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Toppenish in 2010 was $11,820, which is low income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $47,280 for a family of four. Toppenish also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.44% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Toppenish is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Toppenish home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Toppenish, accounting for 83.73% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Toppenish residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Toppenish include Irish, English, French , and Danish.
In addition, Toppenish has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.88%).
The most common language spoken in Toppenish is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Chinese.