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1.15% growth
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Median Household Income
2.72% growth
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3.26% growth
Median Property Value
8.55% growth


The economy of Vancouver, WA employs 80,194 people. The economy of Vancouver, WA is specialized in Transportation & Warehousing; Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 1.53; 1.26; and 1.23 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Vancouver, WA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (10,783), Manufacturing (9,509), and Retail trade (9,271), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($144,000), Utilities ($86,941), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($52,656).

Median household income in Vancouver, WA is $52,004. Males in Vancouver, WA have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,973. The income inequality of Vancouver, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Vancouver, WA. In Clark County, WA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 68 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,958. Yakima County, WA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Washington.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Vancouver, WA is from the county of Clark County, WA.

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Vancouver, WA is home to a population of 169,982 people, from which 92.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Vancouver, WA is composed of 124,068 White residents (73%), 21,067 Hispanic residents (12.4%), 8,675 Asian residents (5.1%), 7,909 Two+ residents (4.65%), and 4,265 Black residents (2.51%). The most common foreign languages in Vancouver, WA are Spanish (13,093 speakers), Russian (3,899 speakers), and Vietnamese (1,657 speakers), but compared to other places, Vancouver, WA has a relative high number of Other Slavic (1,294 speakers), Russian (3,899 speakers), and Other Indo-European (1,147 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Vancouver, WA awarded 3,335 degrees. The student population of Vancouver, WA is skewed towards females, with 1,260 male students and 2,075 female students. Most students in Vancouver, WA are White (2,257 and 67.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (285 and 8.55%), Unknown (226 and 6.78%), and Two or more races (194 and 5.82%). The largest universities in Vancouver, WA by number of graduates are Clark College (2,642 and 79.2%), International Air and Hospitality Academy (459 and 13.8%), and Everest College-Vancouver (190 and 5.7%). The most popular majors in Vancouver, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,106 and 33.2%), Registered Nursing (130 and 3.9%), and General Business (101 and 3.03%). The median tuition costs in Vancouver, WA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,322 and $8,665 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Vancouver, WA is $217,200, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $200,100 to $217,200, a 8.55% increase. The homeownership rate of Vancouver, WA is 49.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Vancouver, WA have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Vancouver, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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