Clark County WA Information


Clark County Subdivisions

Clark County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 459,746
Population in Households 456,312
Population in Familes 375,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,434
Population Density1 731
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 169,156
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 117,933
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 178,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109,783 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 59,373 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,812 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $258,026
Average Home Value $314,251


Median Household Income $60,494
Average Household Income $80,062
Per Capita Income $29,681
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.33%
Households 1.09% 1.28%
Families 1.02% 1.25%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clark County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clark County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 90th
Population Density1 # 2 97th
Diversity Index2 # 20 51st
Median Household Income # 6 87th
Per Capita Income # 10 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.