Tumwater is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 19,190 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Tumwater is the 61st largest community in Washington.
Tumwater is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tumwater is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tumwater who work in office and administrative support (19.76%), management occupations (11.25%), and sales jobs (9.53%).
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 education level of Tumwater citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.25% of adults in Tumwater have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tumwater in 2010 was $31,524, which is upper middle income relative to Washington, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,096 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 English, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Tumwater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.