La Center, WA Profile: Facts & Data

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La Center, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of La Center had a population of 3,236 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for La Center is located at latitude 45.8651 and longitude -122.6621 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of La Center (GNIS ID: 2411566) 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 La Center is located within La Center Division of Clark County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Center: Lacenter.

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La Center, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,236
Population in Households 3,236
Population in Familes 2,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,462
Diversity Index3 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $82,189
Average Household Income $91,753
Per Capita Income $31,513

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 916 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $322,776
Average Home Value $389,847
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,085
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 899
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.09% 1.18%
Households 0.97% 1.14%
Families 0.71% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

La Center, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Center to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 248 61st
Population Density # 213 66th
Diversity Index # 416 34th
Median Household Income # 142 78th
Per Capita Income # 274 56th

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