Camas, Washington

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Population in 2022: 27,371 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +118.4%
Males: 13,854  (50.6%)
Females: 13,517  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Washington median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 98607, 98671.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $135,512 (it was $60,187 in 2000)
Camas:

$135,512
WA:

$91,306

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $61,858 (it was $27,267 in 2000)

Camas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $708,379 (it was $190,800 in 2000)
Camas:

$708,379
WA:

$569,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $813,277; detached houses: $819,978; townhouses or other attached units: $560,551; mobile homes: $66,671

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,811.

March 2022 cost of living index in Camas: 103.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 4.4%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Black residents, 1.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Camas, WA (2022)
    • 19,64872.6%White alone
    • 2,92510.8%Asian alone
    • 2,0407.5%Two or more races
    • 1,4185.2%Hispanic
    • 6202.3%Black alone
    • 2210.8%Other race alone
    • 970.4%American Indian alone
    • 320.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Camas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Camas, Washington as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Camas is 3,693 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Camas by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(37.6)
9
(46.5)
4
(20.3)
2
(10.0)
3
(14.4)
4
(18.8)
7
(32.3)
7
(31.3)
4
(17.4)
10
(41.9)
5
(20.5)
5
(20.0)
6
(22.5)
5
(18.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(16.1)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.2)
1
(5.0)
2
(9.6)
3
(14.1)
1
(4.6)
2
(8.9)
3
(13.1)
2
(8.4)
2
(8.2)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(21.5)
8
(41.3)
3
(15.3)
9
(45.2)
9
(43.2)
9
(42.3)
9
(41.5)
6
(26.8)
6
(26.1)
6
(25.1)
8
(32.8)
3
(12.0)
5
(18.7)
3
(10.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
61
(327.6)
48
(248.0)
45
(228.9)
90
(452.1)
66
(316.6)
52
(244.4)
58
(267.6)
67
(299.8)
70
(304.7)
35
(146.7)
30
(123.0)
40
(160.1)
65
(243.6)
40
(144.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
274
(1,472)
274
(1,416)
243
(1,236)
293
(1,472)
300
(1,439)
228
(1,072)
239
(1,103)
219
(979.9)
269
(1,171)
170
(712.3)
182
(746.3)
225
(900.8)
245
(918.2)
231
(835.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(69.8)
15
(77.5)
13
(66.1)
18
(90.4)
22
(105.5)
15
(70.5)
19
(87.7)
23
(102.9)
36
(156.7)
16
(67.0)
12
(49.2)
33
(132.1)
43
(161.2)
42
(151.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(21.5)
4
(20.7)
2
(10.2)
6
(30.1)
6
(28.8)
3
(14.1)
4
(18.5)
2
(8.9)
4
(17.4)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.0)
2
(7.5)
1
(3.6)
City-Data.com crime index126.6127.293.1116.4111.293.3105.4101.5103.893.667.877.488.472.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Camas, WA

Crime rate in Camas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 29 (27 officers - 23 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Washington average:

1.35
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Ancestries: English (8.7%), German (8.4%), American (6.0%), European (5.5%), Irish (3.9%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 2,510 people per square mile   (average).

Camas, Washington map

3,352 residents are foreign born (8.0% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This city:

12.4%
Washington:

14.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $6,097 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $6,466 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (6.2 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (12.0 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (823.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Washougal, WA (1.8 miles ),
Fern Prairie, WA (1.8 miles ),
Fairview, OR (1.9 miles ),
Wood Village, OR (2.0 miles ),
Troutdale, OR (2.1 miles ),
Mill Plain, WA (2.3 miles ),
Gresham, OR (2.5 miles ),
Maywood Park, OR (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.59 N, Longitude: 122.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,264 (+4.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,497 (42.1%)

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Camas, WA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Camas, WA in 2022

Property values in Camas, WA

Camas satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 76 buildings, average cost: $478,700
  • 2021: 286 buildings, average cost: $346,500
  • 2020: 337 buildings, average cost: $313,300
  • 2019: 379 buildings, average cost: $308,100
  • 2018: 266 buildings, average cost: $299,500
  • 2017: 235 buildings, average cost: $267,500
  • 2016: 234 buildings, average cost: $293,400
  • 2015: 224 buildings, average cost: $305,300
  • 2014: 178 buildings, average cost: $307,600
  • 2013: 127 buildings, average cost: $300,800
  • 2012: 93 buildings, average cost: $306,000
  • 2011: 90 buildings, average cost: $345,900
  • 2010: 140 buildings, average cost: $316,000
  • 2009: 71 buildings, average cost: $289,300
  • 2008: 82 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2007: 122 buildings, average cost: $296,300
  • 2006: 140 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2005: 311 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2004: 197 buildings, average cost: $189,100
  • 2003: 269 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2002: 394 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2001: 230 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2000: 201 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 1999: 210 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 1998: 235 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 1997: 351 buildings, average cost: $151,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Camas, WA residents
Average permit cost in Camas, WA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.9%
Washington:

4.6%
Historical population in Camas, WA
Historical housing units in Camas, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +5,624 (+81.4%).
Most common industries in Camas, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Paper (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.2%)
  • Paper (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Camas, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.5%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Camas, Washington

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Camas, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.181. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 6.68. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.68
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.569. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.569
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 5.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.10
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00810. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00810
U.S.:

0.00931

Earthquake activity:

Camas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1500% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from Camas center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 104.0 miles away from Camas center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Camas center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from Camas center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 373.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 324.1 miles away from Camas center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Camas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Camas:

  • CHRISTOPHER HOME,THE (2045 NW SIXTH AVE)
  • EAGLE REHABILITATION AT CAMAS (640 NORTHEAST EVERETT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Camas:

  • VILLAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WOOD VILLAGE, OR)
  • WATERFORD AT FAIRWAY VILLAGE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)
  • LEGACY MOUNT HOOD MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GRESHAM, OR)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT CENTENNIAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PORTLAND, OR)
  • CASCADE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - FAIRLAWN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRESHAM, OR)
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; PORTLAND, OR)

Airports and heliports located in Camas:

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Amtrak stations near Camas:

  • 14 miles: PORTLAND (800 NW 6TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: OREGON CITY (1757 WASHINGTON ST.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camas:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 6 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 12 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clark College (about 13 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Portland State University (about 15 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • University of Portland (about 16 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 16 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Portland Community College (about 19 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)

Public high schools in Camas:

Public elementary/middle schools in Camas:

Private elementary/middle schools in Camas:

  • PACIFIC CREST ACADEMY (Students: 114, Location: 324 NE OAK ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • BRIGHT FUTURES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 100, Location: 717 SE EVERETT RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • CHILDRENS VILLAGE AT FISHERS LANDING (Students: 67, Location: 3500 SE 196TH AVE, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Camas

Library in Camas:

  • CAMAS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,290,844; Location: 625 NE FOURTH AVE.; 100,613 books; 4,018 audio materials; 5,500 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 253 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • ILLAHEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 19401 SE 1ST STREET; Grades: KG - 05) This is an Evergreen School District school. Camas will soon have another middle school called Liberty that will house 6th 7th and 8th grade along with Skyrdige Middle school.
  • Gresham is right across the Columbia river from Camas, but it is only 6 miles to get there if you swim because the closest bridge is at least six miles away.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Camas: Lacamas Campground (A), Forest Home Park (B), Camas Meadows Golf Club (C), Parker Landing (D), Camas Fire Department Station 41 (E), Camas Fire Department Station 42 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: One Stop Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Camas include: Camas Church of the Nazarene (A), Camas Friends Church (B), Camas United Methodist Church (C), Christian Life Church (D), Faith Missionary Church (E), First United Pentecostal Church (F), Parkside Church (G), Saint Johns Presbyterian Church (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Fairway Village Ward (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dead Lake (A), Lacamas Lake (B), Crisman Reservoir (C), Haight Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lacamas Creek (A), Washougal River (B), Camas Slough (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Camas: Crown Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Camas Hotel Inc (405 Northeast 4th Avenue) (1), Fairgate Inn Bed & Breakfast (2213 Northwest 23rd Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jimmie Rodgers (pop singer).

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Camas and their reported violations in the past:

CAMAS MUNICIPAL WATER SEWER SYSTEM (Population served: 27,111, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 155 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Camas that have no violations reported:

  • FERN PRAIRIE MARKET (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

79.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
72 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Camas (2011 data):

  • Riverview Community Bank: Camas Branch at 700 Ne 4th Avenue, branch established on 2000/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $850.8 mil, Deposits: $736.4 mil, headquarters in Vancouver, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Camas Branch at 430 N.E. Adams St, branch established on 1987/09/21. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Fisher's Landing Branch at 16600 Southeast Mcgillivray #150, branch established on 1994/06/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Camas Branch at 528 Ne 4th Ave, branch established on 1944/02/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lacamas Branch at 3252 N.E. Third Avenue, Suite 7, branch established on 1998/04/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Camas:

Marital status in Camas, WA
  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Camas:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Washington average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Camas
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Camas:

(Camas, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Camas, WA (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,413191
Catholic26,8869
Other22,59060
Mainline Protestant12,63337
Black Protestant3782
Orthodox611
None304,402-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 46
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Clark County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 239
Clark County:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

27.6%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clark County:

13.7%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Camas:

52.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Camas:

52.0%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Camas:

8.6%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
Camas:

60.1%
Washington:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Camas:

80.8%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Camas, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 67$762,553$136,5770$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$257,848$110,5060$0
Other and Unallocable 18$145,696$97,1311$1,638
Streets and Highways 17$113,794$80,3250$0
Water Supply 16$105,728$79,2960$0
Financial Administration 16$110,254$82,6910$0
Local Libraries 15$64,118$51,2940$0
Other Government Administration 13$117,938$108,8660$0
Parks and Recreation 9$72,313$96,4174$5,010
Sewerage 9$71,202$94,9360$0
Fire - Other 5$47,440$113,8560$0
Solid Waste Management 4$39,208$117,6240$0
Police - Other 4$39,102$117,3061$2,962
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$26,703$106,8120$0
Judicial and Legal 2$10,741$64,4461$2,144
Correction 0$0 2$7,374
Totals for Government 226$1,984,638$105,3799$19,128

Camas government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $20,646,000 ($754.30)
    Regular Highways: $10,130,000 ($370.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $353,000 ($12.90)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($1.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($1.50)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $6,827,000 ($249.42)
    Police Protection: $5,708,000 ($208.54)
    Water Utilities: $4,733,000 ($172.92)
    Health - Other: $4,160,000 ($151.99)
    Sewerage: $3,948,000 ($144.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,757,000 ($100.73)
    Financial Administration: $2,264,000 ($82.72)
    Regular Highways: $2,242,000 ($81.91)
    General - Other: $2,016,000 ($73.65)
    Central Staff Services: $1,661,000 ($60.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,635,000 ($59.73)
    Libraries: $1,617,000 ($59.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $764,000 ($27.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $481,000 ($17.57)
    General Public Buildings: $257,000 ($9.39)
    Natural Resources - Other: $237,000 ($8.66)
    Corrections - Other: $216,000 ($7.89)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $192,000 ($7.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,984,000 ($109.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $90,000 ($3.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $5,859,000 ($214.06)
    Sewerage: $3,933,000 ($143.69)
    Libraries: $150,000 ($5.48)
    Police Protection: $149,000 ($5.44)
    Health - Other: $143,000 ($5.22)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,766,000 ($722.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.11)

Camas government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,007,000 ($365.61)
    Other: $9,544,000 ($348.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,938,000 ($107.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $72,000 ($2.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,090,000 ($39.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,047,000 ($74.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,122,000 ($40.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $161,000 ($5.88)
    Rents: $149,000 ($5.44)
    General Revenue - Other: $97,000 ($3.54)
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000 ($0.80)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,350,000 ($195.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,529,000 ($202.00)
    Other: $824,000 ($30.10)
    Health and Hospitals: $682,000 ($24.92)
    General Local Government Support: $345,000 ($12.60)
  • Tax - Property: $15,876,000 ($580.03)
    Other License: $10,307,000 ($376.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,447,000 ($199.01)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,164,000 ($115.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $481,000 ($17.57)
    Amusements Sales: $17,000 ($0.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000 ($0.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($0.44)

Camas government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,051,000 ($3582.30)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,335,000 ($2971.58)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,200,000 ($847.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,485,000 ($236.93)

7.99% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($91,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Washington average:

7.53%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.03%
Washington average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.65% ($96,409 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.58% ($99,815)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.49% ($98,410)


6.69% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($81,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Washington average:

7.40%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.01%
Washington average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.85% ($49,365 average AGI)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.58% ($67,880)
to Washington County, OR  0.32% ($62,295)
Businesses in Camas, WA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx4T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Camas:

  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGUY (1010 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MILWAUKIE, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKPZ (1330 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KPHP RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Camas:

  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KXJM (95.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)

TV broadcast stations around Camas:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58CO (Channel 58; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K16CB (Channel 16; HAPPY VALLEY, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KOXI-CA (Channel 19; CAMAS, WA; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • KKEI-CA (Channel 56; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • KORK-CA (Channel 35; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Camas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • $73,687,000Total costs
  • 219,662Total average daily traffic
  • 14,391Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Camas, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Camas, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Camas)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Camas, WA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 292 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Camas)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Camas)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED98$226,990190$267,998713$244,24518$122,66242$177,8390$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$196,24319$367,53291$261,5742$110,5655$184,3180$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$244,98731$317,982186$277,2005$140,67013$192,3081$23,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$222,63425$267,254141$269,6063$119,47315$182,6930$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$211,7088$360,91045$278,9602$267,1203$254,4930$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0406.06 , 0413.24, 0414.00, 0415.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$247,32315$249,8951$122,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$315,0244$272,1820$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$293,8446$356,6270$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$158,4600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0406.06 , 0413.24, 0414.00, 0415.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Camas, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Camas, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 71. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 114 took place in 2007, and the least - 18 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Camas, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.8%), and Outside Fires (39.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Camas, WA
    • 49240.8%Structure Fires
    • 47839.6%Outside Fires
    • 17114.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 655.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Camas, WA
Most common first names in Camas, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7676.4 years
John7573.7 years
Robert6272.9 years
Mary5879.7 years
James5771.7 years
George4378.0 years
Charles4276.6 years
Margaret4181.8 years
Donald3172.7 years
Ruth2780.3 years
Most common last names in Camas, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2778.3 years
Johnson2377.2 years
Brown2376.1 years
Wilson1774.8 years
Anderson1678.9 years
Miller1575.9 years
Jones1479.5 years
Williams1377.5 years
Thompson1275.1 years
Morgan1271.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Camas, WA
  • 71.0%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Camas, WA
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Camas compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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