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Camas, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Camas had a population of 24,845 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Camas is located at latitude 45.5871 and longitude -122.3995 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Camas 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camas: La Camas.

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Camas, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Camas, WA Housing Affordability Index is 115
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Camas, WA Wealth Index is 191
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 24,845 (100%)
Population in Households 24,759 (99.7%)
Population in Families 21,991 (88.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 86 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,782
Diversity Index2 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $110,637
Average Household Income $142,391
Per Capita Income $48,097
Wealth Index4 191

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,554 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,780 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 497 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $476,770
Housing Affordability Index3 115
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,334
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 6,599
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.46% 2.02%
Households 2.25% 1.89%
Families 2.23% 1.92%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Camas, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camas to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 49 92nd
Population Density # 166 74th
Diversity Index # 291 54th
Median Household Income # 53 92nd
Per Capita Income # 75 88th

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