Clark County, Washington Population 2021

Clark County, Washington's estimated population is 501,869 with a growth rate of 1.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clark County, Washington is the 6th largest county inWashington. The 2010 Population was 426,704 and has seen a growth of 17.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021501,8696,8141.38%
2020495,0556,8141.40%
2019488,2416,8141.42%
2018481,4277,0461.49%
2017474,3819,1091.96%
2016465,2728,3331.82%
2015456,9398,7371.95%
2014448,2026,8611.55%
2013441,3414,9801.14%
2012436,3614,0780.94%
2011432,2835,5791.31%
2010426,704188,65179.25%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.38% (6,814)
County Website
Founded
August 20, 1845
County Seat
2010 Population
426,704
Growth Since 2010
17.62% (75,165)
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Clark County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White400,29884.58%
Two or More Races24,0645.08%
Asian21,7524.60%
Some Other Race12,2142.58%
Black or African American8,4091.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,7510.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,7640.58%
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Clark County, Washington Population by Race

Clark County, Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Clark County, Washington Median Age

38.4


Total

37.4


Male

39.3


Female

Clark County, Washington Adults

There are 358,350 adults, (71,163 of whom are seniors) in Clark County, Washington.

Clark County, Washington Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

239,293

50.56%

Male

233,959

49.44%

Clark County, Washington Population by Age

Clark County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clark County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45%55%
Male52.4%47.6%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
All67%33%
Married80.2%19.8%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clark County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All174,6612.6967
Married95,7633.2780.2
Non Family52,7361.3452.6
Female17,5243.2645
Male8,6383.2852.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Clark County, Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,7712.12%
9th to 12th Grade16,6975.22%
High School Graduate77,56924.24%
Some College85,94426.86%
Associates Degree35,02210.95%
Bachelors Degree64,09820.03%
Graduate Degree33,85410.58%
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Clark County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clark County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White264,512250,69482,496
Hispanic21,67115,7483,767
Asian15,68413,7336,698
2+ Races9,9038,9652,970
Other Race6,2253,900648
Black5,7735,3101,532
Islander2,2071,755430
Native American1,8851,659554

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.71%.

Clark County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,227$55,039$35,558
Less Than 9th Grade$31,424$37,621$23,375
High School Graduate$36,886$44,377$26,830
Some College$41,596$52,662$32,908
Bachelors Degree$60,317$77,668$46,007
Graduate Degree$72,721$86,614$61,632

$45,227

Average Earnings

$55,039

Average Male

$35,558

Average Female

Clark County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clark County, Washington Language by Age

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Clark County, Washington Language

84.99% of Clark County, Washington residents speak only English, while 15.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.04% of the population.

Clark County, Washington Language

Clark County, Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White368,40629,1867.92%
Hispanic44,8917,21516.07%
Multiple23,6562,95912.51%
Asian21,6092,37410.99%
Other12,0931,83515.17%
Black8,1751,20614.75%
Islander3,67072919.86%
Native2,65430311.42%

9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

10.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Washington is Islander, with 19.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Washington is White, with 7.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.74%.

Clark County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.02%
High School10.27%
Some College8.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%

Clark County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.12%
Male Unemployed25.21%
Female Employed4.77%
Male Employed3.59%

Clark County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clark County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,253$95,792
Families$86,832$107,593
Married Families$98,086$119,771
Non Families$45,300$61,690
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Income by Household Type

Clark County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Clark County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Clark County, Washington 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 35-44.

Clark County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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Clark County, Washington Marital Status

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32,800

Number of Veterans

29,957

Male Veterans

2,843

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11,273
First Gulf War7,866
Second Gulf War5,914
Korea2,021
World War II944

Clark County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549,313
65 to 748,824
75+6,304
55 to 646,085
18 to 342,274

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White30,0869.76%
Hispanic1,1634.32%
2+ Races1,0097.69%
Black67710.35%
Asian5673.29%
Other Race2002.57%
Islander1736.32%
Native American884.23%

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Race

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Education

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5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark County, Washington Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clark County, Washington Employment by Age

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Clark County, Washington Employment by Race

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Clark County, Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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34.94%

Born in Clark County, Washington

89.45%

Native Born

10.55%

Foreign Born

4.58%

Non Citizen

5.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.45% of Clark County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 34.94% having been born in Washington. 4.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clark County, Washington Place of Birth

  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

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