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Castle Rock, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Castle Rock had a population of 2,303 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Castle Rock is located at latitude 46.2719 and longitude -122.9039 in Cowlitz County. The formal boundaries for the City of Castle Rock (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Cowlitz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of Castle Rock (GNIS ID: 2409409) 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 Castle Rock is located within Castle Rock Division of Cowlitz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Castle Rock 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 Castle Rock: Castlerock.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,303
Population in Households 2,303
Population in Familes 1,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,155
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 906
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 613
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 613 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $164,876
Average Home Value $229,357
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,118
Average Household Income $55,184
Per Capita Income $21,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.74%
Households 0.91% 0.65%
Families 0.83% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Castle Rock, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Castle Rock 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 # 293 53rd
Population Density1 # 261 59th
Diversity Index2 # 467 26th
Median Household Income # 452 28th
Per Capita Income # 499 21st

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