Vancouver, Washington

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Population in 2014: 169,294 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 
Males: 81,883  (48.4%)
Females: 87,411  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98660, 98664, 98683, 98684.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,379 (it was $41,618 in 2000)
Vancouver:

$47,379
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,097 (it was $20,192 in 2000)

Vancouver city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $190,800 (it was $140,800 in 2000)
Vancouver:

$190,800
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $219,941; Detached houses: $226,973; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,117; In 2-unit structures: $153,084; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,790; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,814; Mobile homes: $43,425; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $513,582

Median gross rent in 2013: $899.

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  • Races in Vancouver, WA (2013)

    Vancouver races chart
    • 125,27274.8%White alone
    • 20,04612.0%Hispanic
    • 7,8214.7%Asian alone
    • 7,0764.2%Two or more races
    • 5,2313.1%Black alone
    • 1,1200.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 7120.4%American Indian alone
    • 1320.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vancouver: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Vancouver, WA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (17.0%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.5%), United States (4.0%), Norwegian (3.5%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 42.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,956 people per square mile   (average).

Vancouver,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Vancouver:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vancouver city:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

20,938 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 3.5% Europe, 3.2% Asia).

This city:

12.5%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 131 registered sex offenders living in Vancouver, Washington as of May 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Vancouver to the number of sex offenders is 1,263 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,400 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,406 (1.3%)

Vancouver satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (7.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (829.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Minnehaha, WA (1.3 miles ), Walnut Grove, WA (1.7 miles ), Five Corners, WA (1.9 miles ), Hazel Dell, WA (2.0 miles ), Hazel Dell South, WA (2.0 miles ), Hazel Dell North, WA (2.1 miles ), Orchards, WA (2.2 miles ), Barberton, WA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 974 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1998: 897 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 1999: 829 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2000: 556 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2001: 596 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2002: 345 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2003: 452 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 388 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2005: 454 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2006: 359 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2007: 420 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2008: 280 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2009: 152 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2010: 137 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2011: 96 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2012: 292 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2013: 272 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2014: 189 buildings, average cost: $111,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.63 N, Longitude: 122.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,326 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 34,054 (47.0%)

Area code: 360

Vancouver household income distribution Vancouver home values distribution

Property values in Vancouver, WA


Crime rates in Vancouver by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1298470609526
per 100,000 0.71.35.95.12.54.30.03.60.05.53.01.23.6
Rapes 100128113111103118105117112102727489
per 100,000 67.784.673.670.664.373.364.270.867.062.143.344.452.8
Robberies 155164149161139166176158173185172146151
per 100,000 104.9108.497.1102.486.8103.0107.695.7103.4112.6103.487.789.5
Assaults 276348371346352355324375386337343371331
per 100,000 186.7229.9241.8220.2219.7220.4198.1227.1230.8205.1206.2222.8196.2
Burglaries 1,1961,2831,2451,2181,0011,0058428869399501,0441,007821
per 100,000 809.1847.7811.4775.0624.8623.9514.8536.5561.4578.1627.5604.7486.7
Thefts 5,1896,2445,9895,5734,5844,5814,2484,1594,6824,6294,3433,9503,617
per 100,000 3,510.44,125.53,903.13,546.22,861.42,843.72,597.02,518.42,799.22,816.92,610.42,371.92,144.2
Auto thefts 8561,1961,1771,1529429711,2088999238681,091976821
per 100,000 579.1790.2767.1733.0588.0602.8738.5544.4551.8528.2655.7586.1486.7
Arson 39334425545961494833473647
per 100,000 26.421.828.715.933.736.637.329.728.720.128.221.627.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 378.5449.3434.9407.9341.5358.2331.8329.4335.8340.6323.0301.6282.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Vancouver detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 208 (187 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Washington average:

1.47

Vancouver tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +37,831 (+35.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Vancouver: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Vancouver, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Vancouver-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 184% 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 111.9 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from Vancouver center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 372.2 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 324.3 miles away from Vancouver center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vancouver topographic map

Birthplace of: Sarona Reiher - Professional wrestler and professional wrestling manager, Bobby Jaggers - Professional wrestler, Brandon Cantu - Poker player, Brett Pierce - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Jan 7, 1981), Dennis Heck - Politician, Ed Herman - Martial artist, Frances Yeend - Singer, Jack L. Tilley - Soilder, Michael Barratt (astronaut) - Astronaut, Randy Myers - Professional baseball player.

Main business address for: NAUTILUS, INC. ([3949]), RIVERVIEW BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), WESTERN POWER & EQUIPMENT CORP (WHOLESALE-CONSTRUCTION & MINING (NO PETRO) MACHINERY & EQUIP).

Hospitals in Vancouver:

  • HOSPICE OF CLARK COUNTY (316 E FOURTH PLAIN BLVD, SUITE B)
  • HOSPICE SOUTHWEST (100 EAST 33RD ST STE 201)
  • LEGACY SALMON CREEK MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2211 NE 139TH STREET)
  • PEACEHEALTH SOUTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 400 NE MOTHER JOSEPH PLACE)
  • ST JOSEPH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (600 N E 92ND AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Vancouver:

  • CASCADE PARK CARE CENTER (801 SOUTHEAST PARK CREST AVENUE)
  • DISCOVERY NURSING AND REHAB OF VANCOUVER (5220 NORTHEAST HAZEL DELL AVENUE)
  • EMERALD TERRACE NURSING CENTER (1015 N GARRISON RD)
  • FORT VANCOUVER CONVALESCENT C (8507 NORTHEAST 8TH WAY)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (3605 Y STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB CTR VANCOUVER (400 EAST 33RD STREET)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES - SALMON CREEK (2811 NE 139TH STREET)
  • OREGON-WASHINGTON PYTHIAN HOME (3409 MAIN STREET)
  • PACIFIC SPECIALTY AND REHAB CARE (1015 NORTH GARRISON ROAD)
  • ROSE VISTA NURSING CENTER (5001 COLUMBIA VIEW DRIVE)
  • WHISPERING PINES CARE CENTER (5220 HAZEL DELL AVE NE)

Dialysis Facilities in Vancouver:

  • PNRS FT VANCOUVER (312 SE STONEMILL DR SUITE 150)
  • PNRS SALMON CREEK (9105 HIGHWAY 99 STE 102)
  • VANCOUVER DIALYSIS CENTER (9120 NE VANCOUVER MALL DR SUITE 160)

Home Health Centers in Vancouver:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS /VANCOUVER (204 SE STONEMILL DRIVE STE 260)
  • HOME CARE AND HOSPICE SOUTHWEST (100 E 33RD ST STE 201)
  • WATERFORD AT FAIRWAY VILLAGE (2909 SE VILLAGE LOOP)

Airports and heliports located in Vancouver:

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Amtrak station:

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.

Colleges/Universities in Vancouver:

  • Clark College (Full-time enrollment: 9,330; Location: 1933 Fort Vancouver Way; Public; Website: www.clark.edu)
  • International Air and Hospitality Academy (FT enrollment: 923; Location: 2901 E Mill Plain Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aha.edu)
  • Everest College-Vancouver (FT enrollment: 465; Location: 120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/vancouver)
  • Emil Fries Piano Hospital and Training Center (FT enrollment: 6; Location: 2510 E Evergreen Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pianotuningschool.org)
  • Everest College-Vancouver Massage Therapy (Location: 120 NE 136th Ave- Ste 220; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Vancouver:

  • Concordia University-Portland (about 5 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,996)
  • University of Portland (about 8 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Portland State University (about 10 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 14 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 14 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Portland Community College (about 15 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 22 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)

Biggest public high schools in Vancouver:

  • CLARK COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION SCHOOL (Location: 500 WEST 11TH ST, Grades: 3-12)
  • WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (Location: 611 GRAND BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • WASHINGTON STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND (Location: 2214 E. 13TH ST., Grades: PK-12)
  • LEGACY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2205 E 138TH AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 14300 NE 18TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • 49TH STREET ACADEMY (Location: 14619B NE 49TH STREET, Grades: KG-12)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1500 SE BLAIRMONT DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • CLARK COUNTY SKILLS CENTER (Location: 12200 NE 28TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • IQ ACADEMY WASHINGTON (Location: 9105 NE 9TH STREET, Grades: 7-12)
  • HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 7825 NE 130TH AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Vancouver:

  • KINGS WAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 725, Location: 3300 NE 78TH ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • SETON CATHOLIC COLLEGE PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 118, Location: 811 NE 112TH AVE # 200, Grades: 9-12)
  • VANCOUVER CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 8205 NE FOURTH PLAIN RD, Grades: 6-12)
  • SKY VIEW BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 10, Location: 9914 SE 6TH ST, Grades: KG-10)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Vancouver:

  • GLENWOOD HEIGHTS PRIMARY (Location: 9716 NE 134TH ST, Grades: KG-4)
  • LAURIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 13601 NE 97TH AVE, Grades: 5-8)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY MIDDLE (Location: 14320 NE 50TH AVE, Grades: 5-8)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY PRIMARY (Location: 14320 NE 50TH AVE, Grades: KG-4)
  • BURTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 14015 NE 28TH STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • CASCADE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 13900 NE 18TH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • COVINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 11200 NE ROSEWOOD RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • CRESTLINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 13003 S E 7TH STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • ELLSWORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 512 SE ELLSWORTH AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • FIRCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 12001 NE NINTH STREET, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Vancouver:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 474, Location: 7708 NE 78TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 400, Location: 6500 HIGHLAND DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 343, Location: 4701 NW FRANKLIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHILDRENS VILLAGE SALMON CREEK (Students: 140, Location: 1900 NE 129TH ST, Grades: UG-7)
  • HOSANNA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 117, Location: 4120 NE ST JOHNS RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CASCADIA SCHOOL (Students: 85, Location: 10606 NE 14TH ST, Grades: 1-8)
  • THE GARDNER SCHOOL (Students: 81, Location: 16413 NE 50TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • SKINNER ELEMENTARY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 73, Location: 5001 NE 66TH AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • LA ESCUELA / LANGUAGE ACADEMY (Students: 8, Location: 7703 NE 72ND AVE, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Vancouver

Library in Vancouver:

  • FORT VANCOUVER REGIONAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $16,985,797; Location: 1007 E. MILL PLAIN BLVD; 671,745 books; 48 e-books; 29,632 audio materials; 27,399 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 2,266 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add the following institutions for Vancouver, WA . Washington State University Vancouver, http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue Vancouver, WA 98686-9600 . Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital http://www.legacyhealth.org/body.cfm?id=38&oTopID=38&PLinkID=21 2211 NE 139th Street Vancouver, Washington 98686 Main telephone: 360-487-1000
  • Gaiser Middle School is at 3000 NE 99th Street Vancouver, WA 98665
  • Hi! You show that Skinner Montessori is on Evergreen Blvd in Vancouver. They moved three years ago to 66th Street near the Van Mall. Here's their URL: http://www.skinnermontessori.com

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Notable locations in Vancouver: Port of Vancouver Terminal (A), Royal Oaks Country Club (B), Vancouver Bus Terminal (C), Port of Vancouver (D), Vancouver Square (E), Vancouver Plaza (F), Covington Cabin (G), Slocum House (H), Clark County Historical Museum (I), Hidden House (J), Harney Hill Youth Center (K), Marshall House (L), David A Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory (M), City of Vancouver Fire Department Station 3 (N), City of Vancouver Fire Department Station 1 (O), City of Vancouver Fire Department Station 2 (P), City of Vancouver Fire Department Station 8 (Q), City of Vancouver Fire Department Station 9 (R), City of Vancouver Fire Department Station 6 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Columbia Square Shopping Center (1), Vancouver Market Center Shopping Center (2), Vancouver Park Place Shopping Center (3), Vancouver Plaza Shopping Center (4), Westfield Shoppingtown Shopping Center (5), Vancouver Mall (6), Vancouver Village Shopping Center (7), Tower Mall (8), Paulsons Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Vancouver include: NAUTILUS, INC. (A), RIVERVIEW BANCORP INC (B), WESTERN POWER & EQUIPMENT CORP (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vancouver include: Bethel Church of the Assemblies of God (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Calvary Chapel of Vancouver (C), Cascade Park Baptist Church (D), Cascade Park Church of the Nazarene (E), Central Church of the Nazarene (F), Chinese Evangelical Church of Vancouver (G), Columbia Ridge Baptist Church (H), Community African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Park Hill Cemetery (1), Saint James Cemetery (2), Evergreen Memorial Gardens (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Biddle Lake (A), Vancouver Hatchery Pond (B), Mimsi Marsh (not official) (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Love Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Vancouver include: Evergreen Park (1), Fort Vancouver National Historical Site (2), Wintler Park (3), Hidden Park (4), Leverich Park (5), Arnold Park (6), Vancouver Lake Park (7), Carter Park (8), Short Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gallery Pianissimo (Museums; P.O. Box 308) (1), Hidden Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 701 Grand Boulevard) (2), Pearson Air Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1115 East 5th Street) (3), United States Government - Parks and Recreation- National Park Service (Recreation Areas; 612 East Reserve Street) (4), Golden Skate (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4915 East Fourth Plain Boulevard) (5), Amf Timber Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2306 Northeast Andresen Road) (6), Kidspace (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5145 Northeast 94th Avenue) (7), Vancouver Speedway (Amusement & Theme Parks; 16303 Northeast 15th Street) (8), West Coast Darts Billiards (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5107 East Fourth Plain Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites Vancouver (4714 Northeast 94th Avenue) (1), Homewood Suites Portland-Vancouver (701 Southeast Columbia Shores Boulevard) (2), Best Western Hotel and Suites Vacouver Mall Dr (9420 Northeast Vancouver Mall Drive) (3), Four Seasons Tire & Auto Service Center Location 5 (11415 Northeast 76th Street) (4), Absolute Marketing (205 Northest 176th Avenue) (5), Best Western Ferryman Inn (7901 Northeast 6th Avenue) (6), Kay's Motel (6700 Northeast Highway 99) (7), Four Seasons Tire & Auto Service Center Location 2 (9505 Northeast 15th Avenue) (8), Days Inn - Portland/Vancouver (221 Northeast Chkalov Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (fbi) (500 West 8th Street) (1), Clark County - Restraining Orders General- Misdemeanors District Court- Traffic Violat (Po Box 9806) (2), Canyon Creek Court (2615 Neals) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 96.3. This is worse than average.

City:

96.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.265. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.265
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.01. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 19.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00814
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 34.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 8.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.2% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Vancouver in 2010:

  • 727 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 429 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 291 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 286 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 225 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Vancouver in 2000:

  • 657 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 601 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 597 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 108 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 36 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in military barracks, etc.

Vancouver, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Vancouver (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 14 branches. 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.
  • Sterling Savings Bank: 11 branches. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 11 branches. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: 9 branches. 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: 8 branches. 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
  • Riverview Community Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $850.8 mil, Deposits: $736.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Umpqua Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Cascade Park Branch, Hazel Dell Keycenter, Downtown Vancouver Branch, Columbia Tech Center Branch, Orchards Keycenter Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • West Coast Bank: Salmon Creek Branch, Vancouver Branch, Orchards Branch. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp
  • 7 other banks with 8 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Washington average:

11.4

Vancouver travel time to work - commute Vancouver mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Vancouver:

(Vancouver, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Vancouver city (based on Clark County data)

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
Clark 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
Clark County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

27.6%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vancouver:

48.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vancouver:

44.4%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Vancouver:

28.5
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vancouver:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vancouver:

32.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Vancouver:

55.5%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Vancouver:

78.9%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vancouver, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 53$313,818$71,05310$22,542
Other Government Administration 47$224,408$57,2961$300
Judicial and Legal 28$181,630$77,8411$1,434
Police Protection - Officers 184$1,429,798$93,2480$0
Police - Other 9$62,970$83,9600$0
Firefighters 174$1,360,134$93,8020$0
Fire - Other 26$130,476$60,2200$0
Streets and Highways 64$359,602$67,4250$0
Airports 1$4,918$59,0160$0
Solid Waste Management 5$27,440$65,8560$0
Sewerage 57$269,410$56,7180$0
Parks and Recreation 55$211,576$46,162246$144,456
Natural Resources 14$60,624$51,9630$0
Water Supply 99$481,042$58,3083$2,806
Other and Unallocable 111$552,124$59,68915$5,640
Totals for Government 927$5,669,970$73,398276$177,178

Vancouver government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $27,517,000 ($162.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,227,000 ($107.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,658,000 ($15.70)
    General - Other: $1,610,000 ($9.51)
    Police Protection: $413,000 ($2.44)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($0.17)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,228,000 ($125.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,221,000 ($113.54)
    Sewerage: $13,571,000 ($80.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,322,000 ($66.88)
    Water Utilities: $11,304,000 ($66.77)
    Central Staff Services: $10,068,000 ($59.47)
    Regular Highways: $8,771,000 ($51.81)
    Financial Administration: $5,416,000 ($31.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,382,000 ($25.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,774,000 ($22.29)
    General - Other: $3,039,000 ($17.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,755,000 ($16.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,339,000 ($7.91)
    Parking Facilities: $995,000 ($5.88)
    Health - Other: $151,000 ($0.89)
    Air Transportation: $143,000 ($0.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $81,000 ($0.48)
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000 ($0.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $4,971,000 ($29.36)
    Benefit Payments: $751,000 ($4.44)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $382,000 ($2.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,196,000 ($60.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $8,390,000 ($49.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,701,000 ($39.58)
    Regular Highways: $3,055,000 ($18.05)
    Police Protection: $655,000 ($3.87)
    Health - Other: $538,000 ($3.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000 ($1.51)
    Central Staff Services: $127,000 ($0.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($0.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $70,382,000 ($415.74)

Vancouver government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,752,000 ($146.21)
    All Other: $10,033,000 ($59.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,149,000 ($18.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,378,000 ($8.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $493,000 ($2.91)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($1.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $67,000 ($0.40)
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $1,028,000 ($6.07)
    From Other Governments: $126,000 ($0.74)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $111,000 ($0.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,958,000 ($11.57)
    All Other: $620,000 ($3.66)
    Health and Hospitals: $16,000 ($0.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,767,000 ($69.51)
    Highways: $75,000 ($0.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,944,000 ($29.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,091,000 ($24.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,244,000 ($13.26)
    Rents: $2,180,000 ($12.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,351,000 ($7.98)
    Sale of Property: $470,000 ($2.78)
    Special Assessments: $15,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,739,000 ($128.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,671,000 ($104.38)
    All Other: $4,246,000 ($25.08)
    General Local Government Support: $1,829,000 ($10.80)
    Health and Hospitals: $113,000 ($0.67)
    Education: $6,000 ($0.04)
  • Tax - Property: $33,508,000 ($197.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,011,000 ($124.11)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,647,000 ($80.61)
    Other License: $13,306,000 ($78.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,137,000 ($48.06)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,020,000 ($41.47)
    Amusements Sales: $546,000 ($3.23)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $20,000 ($0.12)

Vancouver government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,214,000 ($1743.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $286,678,000 ($1693.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,969,000 ($413.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,433,000 ($362.88)

Vancouver government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,814,000 ($40.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $167,417,000 ($988.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,000 ($0.25)

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.14% ($41,697 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.43% ($54,807)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.34% ($56,670)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.92% ($34,120 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.32% ($43,082)
to King County, WA  0.31% ($47,655)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vancouver:

  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • 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)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBMS (1480 AM; 3 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CHRISTOPHER H. BENNETT B/CING OF WA)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vancouver:

  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; 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.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Vancouver:

  • 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)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., 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.)
  • KORK-CA (Channel 35; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K58CO (Channel 58; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K16CB (Channel 16; HAPPY VALLEY, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KKEI-CA (Channel 56; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Vancouver fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 108Number of bridges
  • 1,085m3,560ftTotal length
  • $442,121,000Total costs
  • 3,658,833Total average daily traffic
  • 270,328Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 351970-1979
  • 381980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 162000-2009
  • 52010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Vancouver, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vancouver)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 723 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vancouver, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1908 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vancouver)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 229 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vancouver)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 29 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED738$186,112561$182,1123,189$187,88097$90,64413$3,482,128311$160,96815$99,008
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$179,93772$170,079459$192,73825$103,5680$047$131,4377$60,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED105$181,626112$183,7451,217$196,06185$69,2822$349,500143$170,86116$80,286
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN94$177,456100$212,066705$201,16824$85,1383$11,927,40374$154,1742$135,660
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$179,45317$198,209138$200,4667$123,6900$014$120,4111$13,340

Detailed mortgage data for all 38 tracts in Vancouver, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED75$209,35164$218,3062$313,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$212,77344$210,5454$215,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$188,11617$235,2941$417,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$198,31112$205,4120$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$160,5002$209,6651$175,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES (Population served: 82,149, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 130 regular monitoring violations
LEWISVILLE PARK (Population served: 875, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
GLENWOOD LITTLE LEAGUE (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
JOES PLACE FARMS (Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
HARMONY SPORTS (Population served: 333, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
WILLAMETTE SPEEDWAY (Serves OR, Population served: 270, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2006)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FOREST LEARNING CENTER (Address: 4100 Main St. , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LUCIA FALLS PARK (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • AMBOY CLARK PUBLIC UTILITIES (Population served: 991, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CASCADE ESTATES SATELLITE (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRENCHMANS BAR PARK (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRIDGE ROAD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 643
  • Hazardous Condition: 242
  • Service Call: 51
  • Good Intent Call: 28

Incident types - Vancouver

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vancouver, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vancouver, Washington:

  • Quality Inn & Conference Center, 221 NE Chkalov, Vancouver, Washington 98684 , Phone: (360) 253-8900, Fax: (360) 256-1231
  • Vancouver Comfort Inn and Suites, 401 E 13TH St, Vancouver, Washington 98660 , Phone: (360) 696-0411, Fax: (360) 750-0933
  • Comfort Suites, 4714 NE 94TH Ave, Vancouver, Washington 98662 , Phone: (360) 253-3100, Fax: (360) 253-7998
  • Ramada Inn, 9107 NE Vancouver Mall Dr, Vancouver, Washington 98662 , Phone: (360) 253-5000, Fax: (360) 253-3137
  • Red Lion Hotel At The Quay, 100 Columbia St, Vancouver, Washington 98660 , Phone: (360) 694-8341, Fax: (360) 694-2023
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 13207 NE 20th Ave, Vancouver, Washington 98686 , Phone: (360) 574-6000, Fax: (360) 816-0571
  • Extended Stay America - Portland - Vancouver, 300 NE 115TH Ave, Vancouver, Washington 98684 , Phone: (360) 604-8530, Fax: (360) 604-8541
  • The Howard Johnson Inn And Suites, 9201 NE Vancouver Mall Dr, Vancouver, Washington 98662 , Phone: (360) 254-0900, Fax: (360) 254-9343
  • 10 other hotels and motels
All 18 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vancouver, Washington
Most common first names in Vancouver, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John92375.0 years
Robert87870.4 years
William82274.4 years
Mary68778.5 years
James67271.1 years
George52577.1 years
Charles49774.7 years
Helen41580.7 years
Dorothy39378.3 years
Richard38268.2 years
Most common last names in Vancouver, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38574.3 years
Johnson38476.8 years
Miller24776.0 years
Anderson23777.1 years
Brown23276.2 years
Jones18674.2 years
Davis18376.0 years
Wilson18376.7 years
Nelson17774.5 years
Williams16174.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Vancouver, WA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness3Lane Bryant1
7-Eleven11Lane Furniture4
AT&T5LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware3Little Caesars Pizza4
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
Albertsons3Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's4MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's2Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's12
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Motel 61
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins5New Balance8
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond3Nike10
Best Western2Nissan1
Blockbuster7Nordstrom1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot2
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax2
Burger King5Old Navy1
Carl\s Jr.4Olive Garden2
Catherines1On The Border1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panda Express6
Cold Stone Creamery2Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza3
Comfort Suites1Payless4
Costco1Penske3
Cricket Wireless7PetSmart3
Curves5Pier 1 Imports1
DHL6Pizza Hut4
Dairy Queen6Plato's Closet1
Days Inn2Quality1
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos7
Discount Tire1RadioShack5
Domino's Pizza5Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Red Robin2
Dressbarn1Rite Aid3
Econo Lodge1Rodeway Inn1
Extended Stay America1Ruby Tuesday1
Famous Footwear2SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Safeway8
FedEx36Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sephora2
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel3
Forever 211Starbucks26
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subaru1
GNC5Subway31
GameStop5T-Mobile12
Goodwill2T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell8
H&R Block12Target3
Hilton2The Room Place2
Holiday Inn3Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot2Toys"R"Us1
HomeTown Buffet1Trader Joe's1
Honda1True Value2
Hot Topic1U-Haul11
IHOP2UPS40
JCPenney2Vans6
Jack In The Box6Verizon Wireless6
Jamba Juice2Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York2Volkswagen1
Journeys1Vons8
Justice1Walgreens10
KFC4Walmart3
Kincaid2Wendy's7
Kohl's2Wet Seal1
Kroger14Whole Foods Market1
LA Fitness2YMCA1
La Quinta1

Vancouver compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.

Vancouver on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 (98684) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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