Clark County, Washington Population 2018

Clark County, Washington's estimated population is 474,643 with a growth rate of 5.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clark County, Washington is the 5th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017474,64323,7505.27%
2016450,893-14,655-3.15%
2016465,5488,3531.83%
2015457,1958,7731.96%
2014448,4226,8621.55%
2013441,5605,1571.18%
2012436,4034,1980.97%
2011432,2055,5641.30%
2010426,641188,58879.22%
1990238,05345,82623.84%
1980192,22763,77349.65%
1970128,45434,64536.93%
196093,8098,5029.97%
195085,30735,45571.12%
194049,8529,53623.65%
193040,3167,51122.90%
192032,8056,69025.62%
191026,11512,69694.61%
190013,4191,71014.60%
189011,7096,219113.28%
18805,4902,40978.19%
18703,08169729.24%
18602,3841,741270.76%
18506430.00%

Clark County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White381,593
Two or More Races20,642
Asian19,282
Some Other Race14,547
Black or African American8,486
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,502
American Indian and Alaska Native2,841

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Clark County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Clark County, Washington Median Age

37.8


Total

36.9


Male

38.6


Female

Clark County, Washington Adults

There are 337,268 adults, (61,772 of which are seniors) in Clark County, Washington.

Clark County, Washington Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

228,134

50.60%

Male

222,759

49.40%

Clark County, Washington Households and Families

Clark County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clark County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family52%48%
Male49.8%50.2%
Female42.8%57.2%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clark County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All164,3542.7264.7
Married88,8753.3677.5
Non Family49,5801.2952
Female17,6243.2542.8
Male8,2753.3149.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clark County, Washington Households

Clark County, Washington Education

Clark County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,8252.61%
9th to 12th Grade17,0435.68%
High School Graduate75,50825.18%
Some College83,51527.85%
Associates Degree32,38610.80%
Bachelors Degree54,92518.31%
Graduate Degree28,6949.57%

Clark County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White251,970236,14771,829
Hispanic18,21612,6002,555
Asian13,64411,7065,588
Other Race7,7974,671766
Multiple Races7,5967,0181,985
Black5,3794,8091,150
Islander2,1031,783202
Native American1,9491,681371

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.96%.

Clark County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,292$48,987$30,629
Less Than High School$25,815$30,753$19,205
High School Grad$32,425$40,805$23,438
Some College$36,231$46,945$29,258
Bachelors Degree$53,287$69,389$40,566
Graduate Degree$63,961$80,530$51,533

$39,292

Average Earnings

$48,987

Average Male

$30,629

Average Female

Clark County, Washington Language

Clark County, Washington Language by Age

Clark County, Washington Language

84.98% of Clark County, Washington residents speak only English, while 15.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.61% of the population.

Clark County, Washington Poverty

Clark County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White358,11332,6829.13%
Hispanic38,5926,74517.48%
Other14,5133,07621.19%
Multiple20,3572,95114.50%
Black8,3021,68620.31%
Asian19,1591,5047.85%
Native2,64458622.16%
Islander3,43238511.22%

10.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.27%

Male Poverty Rate

11.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Washington is Native, with 22.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Washington is Asian, with 7.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.66%.

Clark County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.70%
High School11.07%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

Clark County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.15%
Female Unemployed24.99%
Female Employed5.80%
Male Employed3.96%

Clark County, Washington Income

Clark County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,879$80,831
Families$73,448$91,063
Married Families$83,966$102,039
Non Families$39,040$52,801

Clark County, Washington Marital Status

Clark County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clark County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Clark County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Clark County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Clark County, Washington Veterans

Clark County, Washington Veterans by War

34,137

Number of Veterans

31,467

Male Veterans

2,670

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam12,296
First Gulf War7,228
Second Gulf War5,041
Korea2,567
World War II1,679

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 549,542
65 to 748,535
55 to 647,302
75+6,152
18 to 342,606

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White31,47910.81%
Hispanic1,1865.27%
Black73811.79%
2 or More6716.65%
Asian5353.56%
Hawaiian28311.08%
Other2232.35%
Indian2089.47%

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Education

5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark County, Washington Employment Status

Clark County, Washington Employment by Age

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clark County, Washington Employment by Race

Clark County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Clark County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Vancouver162491174826123357.59%
Camas1944822449300115.43%
Battle Ground1777820110233213.12%
Washougal141011546613659.68%
Ridgefield47937066227347.42%
Woodland 554959524037.26%
La Center294431442006.79%
Yacolt157216901187.51%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990