Statewide Claims to Fame

Vancouver is 4th in Washington out of 118 other cities in Current population (2012)

Vancouver is 4th in Washington out of 190 other cities in Households

Vancouver is 4th in Washington out of 190 other cities in Housing units

Vancouver is 4th in Washington out of 190 other cities in Size in square miles

Vancouver is 5th in Washington out of 143 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Vancouver is 5th in Washington out of 147 other cities in Retail sales

Vancouver is 5th in Washington out of 152 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Current population (2012) 165,489 4th 6,897,012 313,914,040
Size in square miles 46.5 4th 66,455.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,482.7 46th 101.2 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 88th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.0% 107th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.4% 82nd 13.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.0% 121st 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.5% 104th 31.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Race - White 80.9% 96th 81.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.9% 59th 3.9% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 90th 1.8% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.0% 86th 7.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1.0% 38th 0.7% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.8% 73rd 4.3% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 10.4% 61st 11.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 76.2% 98th 71.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Female residents 51.2% 60th 50.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.3% 73rd 12.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Housing units 70,005 4th 2,907,490 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 38.2% 29th 25.7% 25.9%
Households 66,066 4th 2,602,568 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 51.5% 166th 64.4% 66.1%
Home median value $228,500 126th $283,200 $186,200
People per household 2.4 146th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Income per capita $25,821 117th $30,481 $27,915
Income per household $50,387 133rd $58,890 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.5% 48th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Vancouver Rank Washington US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 13,642 5th 551,340 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,630,580 5th $92,968,519 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,408 56th $14,380 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $326,197 5th $12,389,422 $613,795,732

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