Washougal, WA

Census Place

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Population
15,484
1.59% 1-year growth
Median Age
39.7

Poverty Rate
7.6%

Median Household Income
$87,283
13.4% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$295,600
9.28% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
7,516
3.61% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Washougal, WA had a population of 15.5k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $87,283. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Washougal, WA grew from 15,241 to 15,484, a 1.59% increase and its median household income grew from $76,998 to $87,283, a 13.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washougal, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%), White (Hispanic) (3.15%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%). NaNk% of the people in Washougal, WA speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Washougal, WA was $295,600, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%. Most people in Washougal, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Washougal, WA was 2 cars per household.

Civics

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Diversity

Washougal, WA is home to a population of 15.5k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 4.98% of Washougal, WA residents were born outside of the country (771 people).

In 2018, there were 23.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.4k people) in Washougal, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 561 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 549 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washougal, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.4k ± 554
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    561 ± 234
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    549 ± 230
4.66%
Hispanic Population
721 people

In 2018, there were 23.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.4k people) in Washougal, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 561 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 549 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.66% of the people in Washougal, WA are hispanic (721 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Washougal, WA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.98%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
771 people
5.96%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
909 people

As of 2018, 4.98% of Washougal, WA residents (771 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Washougal, WA was 5.96%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Washougal, WA was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Washougal, WA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Washougal, WA residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Washougal, WA.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washougal, WA was N/A, the natal country of N/A Washougal, WA residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2018 Citizenship
97.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.4% of Washougal, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Washougal, WA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    317 ± 100
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    238 ± 102
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    214 ± 90

Washougal, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Washougal, WA is $87,283. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Washougal, WA was Census Tract 405.08 with a value of $93,403, followed by Census Tract 406.05 and Census Tract 405.10, with respective values of $93,015 and $92,500.

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The economy of Washougal, WA employs 7.52k people. The largest industries in Washougal, WA are Retail Trade (1,065 people), Manufacturing (972 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (819 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($146,250), Finance & Insurance ($80,665), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,750).

Wages

Median Household Income

$87,283
2018 value
± $6,788
13.4%
1 Year Growth
± 10.1%

Households in Washougal, WA have a median annual income of $87,283, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $76,998 in 2017, which represents a 13.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Washougal, WA is from Washougal, WA.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Washougal, WA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 405.08
  2. Census Tract 406.05
  3. Census Tract 405.10

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washougal, WA was Census Tract 405.08 with a value of $93,403, followed by Census Tract 406.05 and Census Tract 405.10, with respective values of $93,015 and $92,500.

The following map shows all of the places in Washougal, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washougal, WA (1.17k out of 15.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    979 ± 209
  2. Hispanic
    255 ± 155
  3. Other
    100 ± 110

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washougal, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.52k
2018 Value
± 573
3.61%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Washougal, WA grew at a rate of 3.61%, from 7.25k employees to 7.52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washougal, WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,103 people), Sales & Related Occupations (987 people), and Management Occupations (851 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washougal, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Washougal, WA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,103 people), Sales & Related Occupations (987 people), and Management Occupations (851 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Washougal, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.66 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.51 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Washougal, WA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($183,077), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($89,130), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($88,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.52k
2018 Value
± 573
3.61%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Washougal, WA grew at a rate of 3.61%, from 7.25k employees to 7.52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washougal, WA, are Retail Trade (1,065 people), Manufacturing (972 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (819 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washougal, WA, though some of these residents may live in Washougal, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Washougal, WA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,065 people), Manufacturing (972 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (819 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Washougal, WA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.95 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.52 times), and Construction (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Washougal, WA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($146,250), Finance & Insurance ($80,665), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,750).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washougal, WA was $295,600 in 2018, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $270,500 to $295,600, a 9.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Washougal, WA is 74.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Washougal, WA have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washougal, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$295,600
2018 Median
± $10,854
$270,500
2017 Median
± $10,854

In 2018, the median property value in Washougal, WA grew to to $295,600 from the previous year's value of $270,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Washougal, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washougal, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$87,283
Median Household Income
± $6,788
5.67k
Number of Households
± 452

In 2018, the median household income of the 5.67k households in Washougal, WA grew to $87,283 from the previous year's value of $76,998.

The following chart displays the households in Washougal, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Washougal, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washougal, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.2%
2018 Homeownership
73.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.2% of the housing units in Washougal, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Washougal, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washougal, WA have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.42% of the workforce in Washougal, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (78.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.24%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.69%)

In 2018, 78.4% of workers in Washougal, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.24%) and those who worked at home (7.69%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washougal, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washougal, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

96.7% of the population of Washougal, WA has health coverage, with 59.6% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 9.85% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Coverage

3.29%
Uninsured
59.6%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
9.85%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washougal, WA declined by 31.8% from 4.83% to 3.29%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Washougal, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14% prevalence
  2. 13.6% prevalence
  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in false, at 14%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in false by county over multiple years.

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