The small town of Fife, Washington is home to slightly less than 10,000 people. Families with young children are typical, as kids under 5 make up an above-average 9% of the population, though young professionals are well-represented as well. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 32, are decidedly younger than most cities in Washington. The majority of residents rent in Fife, and 39% of residents own their homes. At $1,199/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.
Fife residents have an average commute of about 31 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 47% of workers, while public transportation is not extensively used. Not many commuters walk to work.
There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Fife. The four most common are retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 28% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the town. Fife workers earn an average annual income of just over $74,000, slightly less than those elsewhere in Washington. The town's average income, however, is fairly average compared to the national level ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Fife has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (8%). Additionally, 11% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.