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Amboy, Washington - Basic Facts

The Amboy Census Designated Place had a population of 1,699 as of July 1, 2017. Amboy ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Amboy is located at latitude 45.9159 and longitude -122.4889 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Amboy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Amboy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407738) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Amboy Census Designated Place is located within Yacolt Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Amboy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Amboy, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,699
Daytime Population: Workers 202
Daytime Population: Residents 1,133
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,335
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 1,699
Population in Familes 1,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 170
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $57,114
Average Household Income $77,687
Per Capita Income $25,647


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $331,868
Average Home Value $374,072


Total Households 559
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.89%
Households 0.61% 0.84%
Families 0.42% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Amboy, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amboy to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 332 47th
Population Density # 549 13th
Diversity Index # 594 5th
Median Household Income # 304 52nd
Per Capita Income # 418 33rd

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