Waterville is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,161 people and just one neighborhood, Waterville is the 223rd largest community in Washington. Waterville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Waterville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.78% of the Waterville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Waterville is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterville who work in office and administrative support (12.28%), management occupations (8.48%) and farm management occupations (8.04%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Waterville work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle