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Camas, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Camas had a population of 21,733 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Camas: La Camas.

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Camas, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,733
Daytime Population: Workers 8,629
Daytime Population: Residents 11,792
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,421
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 21,645
Population in Familes 19,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density2 1,582
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $91,750
Average Household Income $124,830
Per Capita Income $42,240


Total Housing Units 7,788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,594 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,706 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $377,835
Average Home Value $436,436


Total Households 7,300
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 5,769
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.56% 1.58%
Households 1.31% 1.47%
Families 1.29% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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, 2017 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 Density # 186 70th
Diversity Index # 302 52nd
Median Household Income # 78 88th
Per Capita Income # 89 86th

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