Clark County, Washington Population 2019

Clark County, Washington's estimated population is 474,643 with a growth rate of 1.95% 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
2017474,6439,0951.95%
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
White386,488
Two or More Races21,496
Asian20,651
Some Other Race14,362
Black or African American8,482
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,248
American Indian and Alaska Native2,747

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Clark County, Washington Population Pyramid 2019

5,00010,00015,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Clark County, Washington Median Age

38


Total

37.1


Male

38.9


Female

Clark County, Washington Adults

There are 343,397 adults, (64,408 of whom are seniors) in Clark County, Washington.

Clark County, Washington Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

231,296

50.56%

Male

226,178

49.44%

Clark County, Washington Households and Families

Clark County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Clark County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male51.7%48.3%
Female44.6%55.4%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clark County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All167,7172.765.8
Married91,3393.3178.5
Non Family50,6281.3152.4
Female17,4713.2844.6
Male8,2793.2951.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade7,4462.43%
9th to 12th Grade17,0615.58%
High School Graduate74,83224.47%
Some College84,39427.59%
Associates Degree33,28910.88%
Bachelors Degree58,31919.07%
Graduate Degree30,5129.98%

Clark County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White255,596240,03475,635
Hispanic19,33413,5853,074
Asian14,56612,8116,140
Multiple Races8,2657,6012,345
Other Race7,4314,543738
Black5,4174,9641,213
Islander1,9201,657276
Native American1,8691,600384

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.15%.

Clark County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,452$51,203$32,219
Less Than High School$27,812$33,457$20,067
High School Grad$34,101$41,991$25,086
Some College$37,605$49,210$30,784
Bachelors Degree$57,459$74,464$42,371
Graduate Degree$66,787$82,647$53,874

$41,452

Average Earnings

$51,203

Average Male

$32,219

Average Female

Clark County, Washington Language

Clark County, Washington Language by Age

Clark County, Washington Language

85.08% of Clark County, Washington residents speak only English, while 14.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 5.62% of the population.

Clark County, Washington Poverty

Clark County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White360,59131,9688.87%
Hispanic40,7047,53818.52%
Other14,2843,12621.88%
Multiple21,1332,89913.72%
Asian20,5462,20410.73%
Black8,3031,79021.56%
Native2,58961823.87%
Islander3,16056918.01%

10.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.39%

Male Poverty Rate

11.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Washington is Native, with 23.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Washington is White, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.71%.

Clark County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.24%
High School11.10%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%

Clark County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.23%
Female Unemployed25.03%
Female Employed5.60%
Male Employed4.21%

Clark County, Washington Income

Clark County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,832$86,064
Families$78,142$96,791
Married Families$88,856$107,732
Non Families$40,934$55,683

Clark County, Washington Marital Status

Clark County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Clark County, Washington Veterans

Clark County, Washington Veterans by War

32,929

Number of Veterans

30,133

Male Veterans

2,796

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam11,815
First Gulf War7,205
Second Gulf War5,163
Korea2,499
World War II1,508

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 549,254
65 to 748,664
55 to 646,698
75+6,021
18 to 342,292

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White30,12510.17%
Hispanic1,2705.32%
2 or More8097.34%
Black67910.99%
Asian6153.83%
Other2602.90%
Hawaiian25810.45%
Indian1838.69%

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Education

5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark County, Washington Employment Status

Clark County, Washington Employment by Age

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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