University Place, Washington is a town with a population of slightly less than 33,000. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 38, skew younger than most cities in Washington. Homeowners slightly outnumber renters in University Place by a slim 54%-46% margin. The average rent of $1,171 per month is roughly the same as the state average.
University Place residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes. Driving is the typical means of commuting to work, selected by 43% of commuters, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Many University Place residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and education. Combined, these industries make up 20% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $80,000, University Place workers earn about the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. University Place, however, compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (13%), University Place has a relatively high percentage of college graduates, as 17% of the city's residents older than 25 possess a BA, BS, or BFA. Additionally, 25% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.