The town of Tukwila, Washington is home to slightly less than 20,000 residents. Families with young children are widely prevalent, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the community, while retirees are less well-represented. At an average age of just under 36, the city's residents skew younger than most cities in Washington. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 62% of residents rent their homes. At $1,152/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.
Tukwila has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, selected by 39% of commuters, while public transportation is used by just 6% of the city. Walking (2%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number exceeds the national average.
There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Tukwila, the most common five of which are retail, entertainment, healthcare, warehousing, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 33% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. Tukwila workers bring in an average annual income of just over $65,000, about $17,000 less than the average Washington resident. Tukwila's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Ten percent of Tukwila residents over the age of 25 have a Bachelor's degree, while 4% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.