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Camas, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Camas had a population of 21,361 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Camas is located at latitude 45.6057 and longitude -122.4312 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Camas (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.74 sq. miles and a water area of 1.69 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 79 feet.

The City of Camas (GNIS ID: 2409967) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Camas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camas: La Camas.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 21,361
Population in Households 21,276
Population in Familes 18,898
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,555
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,195
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 5,687
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,520 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,675 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 495 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $368,929
Average Home Value $429,185
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,418
Average Household Income $117,851
Per Capita Income $39,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 1.6%
Households 1.29% 1.49%
Families 1.26% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Camas, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camas 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 # 58 91st
Population Density1 # 190 70th
Diversity Index2 # 305 52nd
Median Household Income # 80 87th
Per Capita Income # 82 87th

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