Woodway is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,351 people and just one neighborhood, Woodway is the 219th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Woodway home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Woodway real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Woodway is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.86% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodway is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodway who work in management occupations (27.03%), healthcare (13.43%) and sales jobs (13.27%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.48% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Woodway is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Woodway a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Woodway has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Woodway’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Woodway is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.