Amboy, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Amboy, Washington - Basic Facts

The Amboy Census Designated Place had a population of 1,655 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,655
Population in Households 1,655
Population in Familes 1,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 546
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 420
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 449 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $307,303
Average Home Value $351,281
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,698
Average Household Income $73,903
Per Capita Income $24,437
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.74%
Households 0.33% 0.65%
Families 0.08% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

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, 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 # 338 46th
Population Density1 # 548 13th
Diversity Index2 # 590 6th
Median Household Income # 286 55th
Per Capita Income # 410 35th

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