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Tukwila is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 19,920 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Tukwila is the 53rd largest community in Washington.
Housing costs in Tukwila 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tukwila is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tukwila is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tukwila who work in office and administrative support (12.52%), food service (8.88%) and maintenance occupations (7.71%).
Also of interest is that Tukwila has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Tukwila 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 Tukwila 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 Tukwila, 21.69% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tukwila in 2010 was $21,777, 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 $87,108 for a family of four. However, Tukwila contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tukwila is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tukwila home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tukwila residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Tukwila also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tukwila include German, Somalian, Irish, English, Norwegian and African.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Tukwila's cultural character, accounting for 39.67% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Tukwila are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Tukwila is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages, Spanish, Pacific Island languages and Indic languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,280|
|TUKWILA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||38.69%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||61.31%|
|TYPE OF TUKWILA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||41.16%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.68%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.94%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||46.15%|
|SIZE OF TUKWILA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.56%|
|AGE OF TUKWILA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.01%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||46.13%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||39.47%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.40%|
|TUKWILA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$352,036|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,520|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $70,000||4.30%|
|$70,001 - $140,000||2.05%|
|$140,001 - $280,000||23.85%|
|$280,001 - $420,000||40.39%|
|$420,001 - $559,000||20.28%|
|$559,001 - $699,000||4.80%|
|$699,001 - $1,049,000||3.60%|
|$1,049,001 - $1,399,000||0.11%|
|PEOPLE OF TUKWILA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.41%|
|5 TO 17||16.49%|
|18 TO 24||8.67%|
|25 TO 34||18.59%|
|35 TO 54||26.82%|
|55 TO 64||11.49%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.53%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||80.56%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$44,820|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$21,777|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.29%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.96%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.44%)
Public Service (3.94%)
Real estate (2.73%)
Information Technology (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||20.67%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.43%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||3.43%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.53%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||8.94%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||13.06%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (5.76%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (46.39%)
African languages (10.47%)
Pacific Island languages (5.42%)
Indic languages (4.86%)
Other Asian languages (3.29%)
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) (1.92%)
Slavic languages (1.28%)
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