Washougal, Washington Population 2020

16,517

Washougal is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 16,517, it is the 64th largest city in Washington and the 2161st largest city in the United States. Washougal is currently growing at a rate of 1.44% annually and its population has increased by 17.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,095 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Washougal has a population density of 2,851 people per square mile.

The average household income in Washougal is $104,236 with a poverty rate of 7.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,108 per month, and the median house value is $295,600. The median age in Washougal is 39.7 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.2 males.

Washougal Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Washougal was:

  • White: 89.47%
  • Two or more races: 3.93%
  • Asian: 3.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.50%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Washougal, Washington is 16,517, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,049.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,095.

Washougal, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,85489.47%
Two or More Races6093.93%
Asian5493.55%
Black or African American2321.50%
Some Other Race1520.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.08%

Washougal Population Pyramid 2020

Washougal Median Age

39.7


Total

38.9


Male

40.9


Female

Washougal Adults

There are 11,485 adults, (2,137 of whom are seniors) in Washougal.

Washougal Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washougal Sex Ratio

Female

7,657

49.45%

Male

7,827

50.55%

Washougal Households and Families

Washougal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washougal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All74.2%25.8%
Male69.1%30.9%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Female43.7%56.3%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6662.7374.2
Married3,4863.2384.1
Non Family1,4911.3360.6
Female4143.2843.7
Male2753.1969.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washougal Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1591.52%
9th to 12th Grade4194.01%
High School Graduate2,41323.11%
Some College3,16330.29%
Associates Degree1,0299.86%
Bachelors Degree2,29121.94%
Graduate Degree9679.26%

Washougal Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5399,0442,893
Asian291271157
Multiple Races263263105
Hispanic18413963
Black1179925
Native American484215
Other Race421510
Islander1313

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 asian people with a rate of 53.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,099$67,965$29,980
Less Than High School$34,948$43,409$22,734
High School Grad$38,935$62,353$27,404
Some College$42,553$64,156$27,021
Bachelors Degree$66,293$89,130$35,403
Graduate Degree$73,967$74,911$70,000

$51,099

Average Earnings

$67,965

Average Male

$29,980

Average Female

Washougal Language

Washougal Language by Age

Washougal Language

93.47% of Washougal residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Washougal Poverty

Washougal Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2858246.20%
Hispanic70125536.38%
Other15210065.79%
Asian549519.29%
Multiple609376.08%
Black23220.86%

7.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.43%

Male Poverty Rate

7.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washougal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washougal is Other, with 65.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washougal is Black, with 0.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.92%
High School6.88%
Some College6.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Unemployed17.89%
Female Employed4.15%
Male Employed2.87%

Washougal Income

Washougal Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$87,283$104,236
Families$92,272$115,021
Married Families$96,656-
Non Families$48,950$67,124

Washougal Marital Status

Washougal Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Washougal Married by Age and Sex

Washougal Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Washougal Marital Status by Race

Washougal Veterans

1,224

Number of Veterans

1,083

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam354
First Gulf War299
Second Gulf War238
Korea63
World War II47
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,11310.59%
Black5143.59%
2 or More3410.33%
Hispanic164.60%
Hawaiian13100.00%
Asian81.88%
Other511.90%

$Washougal Veterans by Education

6.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washougal Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washougal Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.92%

Born in Washington

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

1.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.02% of Washougal residents were born in the United States, with 38.92% having been born in Washington. 1.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,5172341.44%
201916,2832341.46%
201816,0493482.22%
201715,7012341.51%
201615,4672151.41%
201515,2523062.05%
201414,9462421.65%
201314,7041571.08%
201214,5472041.42%
201114,3432021.43%
201014,1415,5465.11%
20008,5953,8316.08%
19904,7649302.20%
19803,8344461.24%
19703,3887162.40%
19602,6720.00%