DuPont is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 10,151 people and two constituent neighborhoods, DuPont is the 95th largest community in Washington. Much of the housing stock in DuPont was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local DuPont economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in DuPont, where the median household income is $93,405.00.
Housing costs in DuPont 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.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in DuPont, employing 13.10% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Healthcare industries employ 19.58% and 18.90% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Also of interest is that DuPont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about DuPont is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in DuPont. 60.70% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in DuPont in 2018 was $46,678, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,712 for a family of four.
DuPont is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call DuPont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of DuPont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. DuPont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in DuPont include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in DuPont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.