West Side Highway CDP, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Side Highway CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The West Side Highway Census Designated Place had a population of 5,604 as of July 1, 2017. West Side Highway CDP 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 West Side Highway CDP is located at latitude 46.1822 and longitude -122.9125 in Cowlitz County. The formal boundaries for the West Side Highway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

The West Side Highway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409567) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 West Side Highway Census Designated Place is located within Longview-Kelso Division of Cowlitz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Side Highway CDP 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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West Side Highway CDP, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,604
Daytime Population: Workers 331
Daytime Population: Residents 3,186
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,517
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 5,543
Population in Familes 4,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 2,217
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $57,838
Average Household Income $70,574
Per Capita Income $25,773


Total Housing Units 2,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,484 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 536 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $211,519
Average Home Value $231,018


Total Households 2,020
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,505
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 0.22% 0.35%
Households 0.12% 0.3%
Families 0.11% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

West Side Highway CDP, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Side Highway CDP 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 # 180 71st
Population Density # 139 78th
Diversity Index # 319 49th
Median Household Income # 291 54th
Per Capita Income # 413 34th

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