Puyallup is a town in Washington with a population of just over 38,000. With an average age of just over 39, the city's population ranks around the middle compared to other municipalities in Washington, which has an average age of 38. Renters tend to be in the minority in Puyallup, and 55% of residents own their homes. At $1,159/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.
Averaging about 34 minutes, Puyallup's commute time is slower than the Washington average of about 29 minutes. Driving is the typical way to get to work, opted for by 44% of commuters, while public transportation is not used widely. Few commuters walk to work.
There are three primary industries in Puyallup: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries make up 21% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of about $79K, Puyallup workers earn roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Washington. However, Puyallup compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345). Puyallup has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (8%) compared to the national average (5%). Furthermore, 19% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.