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Vancouver, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Vancouver,WA index of house prices

Total population: 169,294 (Urban population: 142,821, Rural population: 405 (5 farm, 400 nonfarm))

Houses: 60,054 (56,640 occupied: 33,403 owner occupied, 35,110 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,403 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $360,287.

Median contract rent in 2015: $598 (lower quartile is $506, upper quartile is $733)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,224


Median gross rent in Vancouver, WA in 2015: $671

Housing units in Vancouver with a mortgage: 21,359 (2,877 second mortgage, 2,255 home equity loan, 117 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,572

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,956

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,326

Median monthly housing costs: $1,080


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Vancouver, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $227,700 (it was $140,800 in 2000)
Vancouver:

$227,700
Washington:

$284,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $175,700 - $291,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $266,888
Here:

$266,888
State:

$372,342

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,851
Here:

$195,851
State:

$328,576

In 2-unit structures: $175,904
Here:

$175,904
State:

$284,354

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,707
Here:

$123,707
State:

$289,976

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $213,961
Here:

$213,961
State:

$305,496

Mobile homes: $85,720
Here:

$85,720
State:

$110,572

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $40,672
Here:

$40,672
State:

$127,350
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 141,150
  • In family households: 115,306 (26,920 male householders, 9,690 female householders)
    27,106 spouses, 42,499 children (38,890 natural, 1,111 adopted, 2,498 stepchildren), 1,481 grandchildren, 1,234 brothers or sisters, 916 parents, 1,710 other relatives, 3,750 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 25,844 (9,440 male householders (6,895 living alone)), 10,555 female householders (8,729 living alone)), 5,849 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,076 (1,274 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 15,256 2-persons, 8,558 3-persons, 7,520 4-persons, 3,253 5-persons, 1,365 6-persons, 658 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,624 1-person, 3,566 2-persons, 553 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

24,965 married couples with children.
10,256 single-parent households (2,437 men, 7,819 women).

84.2% of residents of Vancouver speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (42% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 17,506 (12.2%)
(30.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Vancouver, Washington:

  • 131no bedroom
  • 6991 bedroom
  • 5,9022 bedrooms
  • 17,1373 bedrooms
  • 5,4494 bedrooms
  • 7805+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vancouver, Washington:

  • 1,718no bedroom
  • 6,0781 bedroom
  • 12,4132 bedrooms
  • 5,5573 bedrooms
  • 5984 bedrooms
  • 1785+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Vancouver in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,021no vehicle
  • 8,3881 vehicle
  • 14,1742 vehicles
  • 4,8713 vehicles
  • 1,1444 vehicles
  • 5005+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

Cars and other vehicles available in Vancouver in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3,713no vehicle
  • 12,9051 vehicle
  • 7,6882 vehicles
  • 1,7513 vehicles
  • 3944 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vancouver, Washington:

  • 351 room
  • 2392 rooms
  • 1,1153 rooms
  • 2,4544 rooms
  • 6,1345 rooms
  • 7,6106 rooms
  • 5,5007 rooms
  • 3,7368 rooms
  • 3,2759+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vancouver, Washington:

  • 1,3831 room
  • 2,7662 rooms
  • 4,2113 rooms
  • 8,1714 rooms
  • 5,9595 rooms
  • 2,4536 rooms
  • 8967 rooms
  • 4328 rooms
  • 2719+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Vancouver, WA household income distribution

  • Vancouver, WA household income distribution
  • 4,504Less than $10,000
  • 3,510$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,400$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,707$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3,998$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3,852$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,853$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,793$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,386$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5,461$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,673$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,714$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,521$100,000 to $124,999
  • 869$125,000 to $149,999
  • 735$150,000 to $199,999
  • 629$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Vancouver, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Vancouver, WA
  • 367Less than $10,000
  • 94$15,000 to $19,999
  • 92$25,000 to $29,999
  • 255$30,000 to $34,999
  • 42$35,000 to $39,999
  • 131$40,000 to $49,999
  • 83$60,000 to $69,999
  • 71$70,000 to $79,999
  • 278$80,000 to $89,999
  • 360$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,178$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,162$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,133$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3,916$175,000 to $199,999
  • 8,209$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5,697$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,698$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,127$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,136$500,000 to $749,999
  • 183$750,000 to $999,999
  • 83$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 70$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 38$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Vancouver, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Vancouver, WA
  • 214Less than $100
  • 64$100 to $149
  • 495$150 to $199
  • 464$200 to $249
  • 348$250 to $299
  • 285$300 to $349
  • 203$350 to $399
  • 246$400 to $449
  • 205$450 to $499
  • 277$500 to $549
  • 1,396$550 to $599
  • 531$600 to $649
  • 1,838$650 to $699
  • 1,701$700 to $749
  • 3,403$750 to $799
  • 4,496$800 to $899
  • 5,360$900 to $999
  • 7,498$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,986$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,466$1,500 to $1,999
  • 493$2,000 to $2,499
  • 212$2,500 to $2,999
  • 74$3,000 to $3,499
  • 149$3,500 or more
  • 706No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6,5331995 to March 2000
  • 4,0671990 to 1994
  • 2,0501985 to 1989
  • 1,4471980 to 1984
  • 1,1151975 to 1979
  • 3931970 to 1974
  • 4851965 to 1969
  • 1,416Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population
Vancouver commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,506
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,719
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 10,980
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12,704
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 11,212
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,021
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8,027
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,256
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,596
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,538
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,696
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,344
Vancouver, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 62.0%
Number of people working at home: 2,416 (3.6% of all workers)

Vancouver mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 51,565 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 8,450 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,341 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 65 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 50 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 75 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 317 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,225 (2%)
  • Other means: 496 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,416 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 25,468
 German: 18,642
 English: 10,432
 Irish: 9,598
 United States or American: 8,934
 Norwegian: 5,484
 Italian: 3,361
 Russian: 3,143
 French (except Basque): 3,094
 Ukrainian: 2,804
 Swedish: 2,695
 Scottish: 2,555
 Scotch-Irish: 1,816
 European: 1,766
 Dutch: 1,563
 Polish: 1,451
 French Canadian: 1,113
 Danish: 1,012
 Finnish: 958
 Welsh: 674
 British: 628
 Romanian: 607
 Scandinavian: 511
 Swiss: 463
 Subsaharan African:: 437
 Canadian: 399
 Yugoslavian: 372
 Northern European: 359
 Arab:: 311
 Hungarian: 307
 Portuguese: 304
 Iranian: 302
 Greek: 296
 Czech: 271
 Austrian: 244
 African: 244
 Czechoslovakian: 121
 Celtic: 119
 Brazilian: 111
 Belgian: 110
 Lebanese: 107
 Slovak: 106
 Armenian: 97
 Croatian: 96
 Latvian: 77
 Pennsylvania German: 71
 Arab/Arabic: 63
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 60
 Palestinian: 59
 Lithuanian: 55
 Icelander: 53
 Nigerian: 52
 Ethiopian: 45
 Slovene: 44
 Australian: 43
 Slavic: 42
 Egyptian: 37
 Other Arab: 37
 Turkish: 36
 South African: 35
 Basque: 35
 Bulgarian: 34
 Ugandan: 29
 Estonian: 27
 Eastern European: 20
 New Zealander: 20
 Jamaican: 20
 Other Subsaharan African: 18
 Alsatian: 18
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 17
 Kenyan: 14
 Acadian/Cajun: 9
 Moroccan: 8
 British West Indian: 8
 Haitian: 8
 Serbian: 7
 Maltese: 7
 Bahamian: 7
 Israeli: 7
 Luxemburger: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Mexico
  • 15%Ukraine
  • 10%Russia
  • 7%Vietnam
  • 4%Canada
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%Korea

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 41,341
  • Northeast: 4,445
  • Midwest: 15,217
  • South: 8,703
  • West: 54,441

40% of Vancouver residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 22% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 385
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 148
  • 5th and 6th grade: 436
  • 7th and 8th grade: 662
  • 9th grade: 681
  • 10th grade: 1,081
  • 11th grade: 1,054
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,589
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,182
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,703
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,726
  • Associate degree: 3,374
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,192
  • Master's degree: 2,631
  • Professional school degree: 824
  • Doctorate degree: 290

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 382
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 191
  • 5th and 6th grade: 469
  • 7th and 8th grade: 922
  • 9th grade: 754
  • 10th grade: 1,351
  • 11th grade: 1,127
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,550
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,873
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,822
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,212
  • Associate degree: 3,592
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,821
  • Master's degree: 2,336
  • Professional school degree: 485
  • Doctorate degree: 168

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 17.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 8.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 14.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 9.1%Females
Vancouver marital status for males
Vancouver marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 33,381
  • One, attached: 2,896
  • Two: 3,663
  • 3 or 4: 3,600
  • 5 to 9: 4,555
  • 10 to 19: 3,128
  • 20 to 49: 2,147
  • 50 or more: 5,101
  • Mobile homes: 1,546
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 37

Median worth of mobile homes: $69,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Vancouver:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 86.9%Electricity
  • 10.4%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,169
Here:

6.9%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 481
Here:

6.8%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 718
Here:

11.5%
Washington:

15.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)