Ravens Dale

RAVENSDALE PROFILE

Overview

Ravensdale is a very small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,165 people and just one neighborhood, Ravensdale is the 227th largest community in Washington.

Ravensdale home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Ravensdale real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Ravensdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ravensdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ravensdale is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ravensdale who work in sales jobs (18.67%), office and administrative support (17.80%), and management occupations (12.30%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Ravensdale is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ravensdale a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ravensdale has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ravensdale’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Ravensdale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.16 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Ravensdale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Ravensdale Demographics

The overall education level of Ravensdale citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.85% of adults in Ravensdale have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ravensdale in 2010 was $37,410, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,640 for a family of four.

Ravensdale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ravensdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ravensdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Ravensdale include German, Irish, Scottish, English, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Ravensdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.

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