Pacific is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 7,178 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pacific is the 111th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pacific is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pacific is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pacific who work in office and administrative support (10.66%), sales jobs (9.46%), and management occupations (7.00%).
Also of interest is that Pacific has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Pacific citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.55% of adults 25 and older in Pacific have a college degree.
The per capita income in Pacific in 2018 was $23,790, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,160 for a family of four. However, Pacific contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pacific is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pacific home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pacific residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pacific also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pacific include Irish, German, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Pacific is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.