Skamania County WA Information


Skamania County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,419
Population in Households 11,394
Population in Familes 9,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 4,644
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,401 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,243 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,244 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $263,993
Average Home Value $333,836


Median Household Income $54,308
Average Household Income $70,646
Per Capita Income $28,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.6%
Households 0.43% 0.56%
Families 0.36% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Skamania County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skamania County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents 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 # 34 15th
Population Density1 # 35 13th
Diversity Index2 # 31 23rd
Median Household Income # 10 77th
Per Capita Income # 12 72nd

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