Tumwater, WA

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Living in Tumwater

Tumwater is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 24,024 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Tumwater is the 61st largest community in Washington.

Unlike some cities, Tumwater isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tumwater are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tumwater is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tumwater who work in office and administrative support (14.31%), management occupations (10.62%), and sales jobs (9.24%).

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

The population of Tumwater is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.22% of adults in Tumwater have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tumwater in 2018 was $32,850, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,400 for a family of four. However, Tumwater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Tumwater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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