Washougal, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Washougal, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Washougal had a population of 15,552 as of July 1, 2016. Washougal ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washougal is located at latitude 45.5811 and longitude -122.3431 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Washougal (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.88 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Washougal (GNIS ID: 2412189) 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 Washougal is located within Camas Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washougal 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 Washougal: Parker's Landing, Point Vancouver, Washoughally Camp.

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


Total Population 15,552
Population in Households 15,542
Population in Familes 13,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,844
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 5,740
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 4,224
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,092 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,649 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $266,946
Average Home Value $328,936


Median Household Income $62,470
Average Household Income $84,052
Per Capita Income $30,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 1.56%
Households 1.41% 1.51%
Families 1.59% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Washougal, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washougal 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 # 85 87th
Population Density1 # 95 85th
Diversity Index2 # 370 41st
Median Household Income # 208 67th
Per Capita Income # 216 66th

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