Lake Shore, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Shore, Washington - Basic Facts

The Lake Shore Census Designated Place had a population of 7,052 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Shore ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Shore is located at latitude 45.6911 and longitude -122.6912 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Shore Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Lake Shore Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408552) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lake Shore Census Designated Place is located within Vancouver Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Shore population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 7,052
Daytime Population: Workers 541
Daytime Population: Residents 3,818
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,359
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 7,037
Population in Familes 6,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 4,299
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $82,638
Average Household Income $113,727
Per Capita Income $41,618


Total Housing Units 2,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,211 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 384 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $273,607
Average Home Value $319,835


Total Households 2,595
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 2,034
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 0.98% 1.12%
Households 0.81% 1.05%
Families 0.78% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Lake Shore, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Shore 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 # 158 75th
Population Density # 30 95th
Diversity Index # 364 42nd
Median Household Income # 111 82nd
Per Capita Income # 92 85th

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