Cowlitz County, Washington Population 2018

Cowlitz County, Washington's estimated population is 106,910 with a growth rate of 2.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cowlitz County, Washington is the 12th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017103,590-3,320-3.11%
2017106,9102,1542.06%
2016104,7561,7361.69%
2015103,0201,2361.21%
2014101,7843030.30%
2013101,481-168-0.17%
2012101,649-642-0.63%
2011102,291-62-0.06%
2010102,35320,23424.64%
199082,1192,5713.23%
198079,54810,93215.93%
197068,61610,81518.71%
196057,8014,4328.30%
195053,36913,21432.91%
194040,1558,24925.85%
193031,90620,115170.60%
192011,791-770-6.13%
191012,5614,68459.46%
19007,8771,96033.12%
18905,9173,855186.95%
18802,0621,332182.47%
187073032479.80%
18604060.00%

Cowlitz County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White93,569
Two or More Races4,923
Some Other Race1,417
Asian1,355
American Indian and Alaska Native1,285
Black or African American822
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander219

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

Cowlitz County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Cowlitz County, Washington Median Age

41.4


Total

40.6


Male

42.2


Female

Cowlitz County, Washington Adults

There are 79,784 adults, (18,821 of whom are seniors) in Cowlitz County, Washington.

Cowlitz County, Washington Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Cowlitz County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

52,511

50.69%

Male

51,079

49.31%

Cowlitz County, Washington Households and Families

Cowlitz County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Cowlitz County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All66.3%33.7%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Male50.7%49.3%
Female43.7%56.3%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cowlitz County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,6682.5266.3
Married20,1203.0882.8
Non Family13,8571.2752.3
Female4,6313.4443.7
Male2,0603.3650.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cowlitz County, Washington Households

Cowlitz County, Washington Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4183.38%
9th to 12th Grade5,7908.09%
High School Graduate22,06230.81%
Some College22,63131.61%
Associates Degree7,19410.05%
Bachelors Degree6,9089.65%
Graduate Degree4,5996.42%

Cowlitz County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White63,26257,25610,496
Hispanic3,9382,600262
Multiple Races2,3142,111329
Asian1,020670199
Native American81259254
Other Race73530317
Black550436143
Islander10010047

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 47.00%.

Cowlitz County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,342$44,488$26,313
Less Than High School$24,472$30,367$17,518
High School Grad$30,618$40,142$20,929
Some College$35,826$46,604$26,116
Bachelors Degree$50,971$64,083$42,315
Graduate Degree$57,875$68,824$55,081

$35,342

Average Earnings

$44,488

Average Male

$26,313

Average Female

Cowlitz County, Washington Language

Cowlitz County, Washington Language by Age

Cowlitz County, Washington Language

92.73% of Cowlitz County, Washington residents speak only English, while 7.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.94% of the population.

Cowlitz County, Washington Poverty

Cowlitz County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White86,05013,11415.24%
Hispanic8,7892,90833.09%
Multiple4,72381117.17%
Native1,23242134.17%
Other1,41430421.50%
Black78416120.54%
Asian1,2921037.97%

16.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.62%

Male Poverty Rate

18.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cowlitz County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cowlitz County, Washington is Native, with 34.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cowlitz County, Washington is Asian, with 7.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.54%.

Cowlitz County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.89%
High School15.65%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater6.04%

Cowlitz County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.18%
Male Unemployed37.29%
Female Employed9.14%
Male Employed7.36%

Cowlitz County, Washington Income

Cowlitz County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,804$64,420
Families$61,465$74,756
Married Families$72,923$86,228
Non Families$27,599$40,444

Cowlitz County, Washington Marital Status

Cowlitz County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cowlitz County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Cowlitz County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Cowlitz County, Washington Marital Status by Race


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

Cowlitz County, Washington Veterans

Cowlitz County, Washington Veterans by War

9,551

Number of Veterans

9,020

Male Veterans

531

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,786
Second Gulf War1,285
First Gulf War1,245
Korea973
World War II653

Cowlitz County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,992
75+2,247
35 to 541,857
55 to 641,650
18 to 34805

Cowlitz County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,06212.36%
2 or More2147.58%
Indian14016.22%
Hispanic1042.07%
Black10416.30%
Asian252.35%
Other60.70%

Cowlitz County, Washington Veterans by Education

8.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cowlitz County, Washington Employment Status

Cowlitz County, Washington Employment by Age

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cowlitz County, Washington Employment by Race

Cowlitz County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cowlitz County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Longview36836373375011.36%
Kelso11914120471331.12%
Woodland 554959524037.26%
Kalama234424841405.97%
Castle Rock21172212954.49%
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