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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: 72,367 (69,845 occupied: 38,056 owner occupied, 31,789 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,691 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $470,874.

Median contract rent in 2016: $598 (lower quartile is $506, upper quartile is $733)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,098


Median gross rent in Vancouver, WA in 2016: $671

Housing units in Vancouver with a mortgage: 26,589 (1,352 second mortgage, 3,231 home equity loan, 68 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,467

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,924

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $55,645

Median monthly housing costs: $1,100


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Vancouver, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $265,700 (it was $140,800 in 2000)
Vancouver:

$265,700
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,100 - $348,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $294,283
Here:

$294,283
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $226,483
Here:

$226,483
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $275,396
Here:

$275,396
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,057
Here:

$156,057
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $247,610
Here:

$247,610
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $66,011
Here:

$66,011
State:

$116,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $93,288
Here:

$93,288
State:

$133,868
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 174,836
  • In family households: 135,261 (22,492 male householders, 19,310 female householders)
    31,668 spouses, 47,402 children (44,434 natural, 1,496 adopted, 1,472 stepchildren), 2,685 grandchildren, 1,938 brothers or sisters, 2,653 parents, 2,083 other relatives, 5,030 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 37,122 (13,268 male householders (9,184 living alone)), 14,775 female householders (12,128 living alone)), 9,079 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,453

Size of family households: 17,625 2-persons, 10,501 3-persons, 8,402 4-persons, 3,182 5-persons, 1,515 6-persons, 577 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 21,312 1-person, 5,768 2-persons, 504 3-persons, 309 4-persons, 85 5-persons, 65 6-persons.

27,988 married couples with children.
8,056 single-parent households (1,592 men, 6,464 women).

78.5% of residents of Vancouver speak English at home.
10.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
6.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 24,962 (14.3%)
(49.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 78no bedroom
  • 9781 bedroom
  • 5,6682 bedrooms
  • 22,0683 bedrooms
  • 7,9284 bedrooms
  • 1,3365+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vancouver, Washington:

  • 1,357no bedroom
  • 7,0331 bedroom
  • 14,8302 bedrooms
  • 7,6473 bedrooms
  • 2884 bedrooms
  • 6345+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 407no vehicle
  • 10,2101 vehicle
  • 17,4862 vehicles
  • 7,2363 vehicles
  • 1,8214 vehicles
  • 8965+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

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

  • 4,890no vehicle
  • 14,0391 vehicle
  • 10,4842 vehicles
  • 1,5723 vehicles
  • 3624 vehicles
  • 4425+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vancouver, Washington:

  • 781 room
  • 3082 rooms
  • 5243 rooms
  • 3,6404 rooms
  • 9,0665 rooms
  • 8,4096 rooms
  • 5,7577 rooms
  • 5,0288 rooms
  • 5,2469+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vancouver, Washington:

  • 1,0701 room
  • 1,9172 rooms
  • 7,2053 rooms
  • 11,6844 rooms
  • 4,6495 rooms
  • 3,1486 rooms
  • 9037 rooms
  • 6138 rooms
  • 6009+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 3,944Less than $10,000
  • 2,967$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,975$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,493$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3,401$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4,294$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,658$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,366$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,589$45,000 to $49,999
  • 6,113$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8,303$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,414$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6,792$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,372$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,897$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,267$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Vancouver, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Vancouver, WA
  • 410Less than $10,000
  • 163$10,000 to $14,999
  • 261$15,000 to $19,999
  • 413$20,000 to $24,999
  • 104$25,000 to $29,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 129$40,000 to $49,999
  • 151$50,000 to $59,999
  • 260$60,000 to $69,999
  • 81$70,000 to $79,999
  • 54$80,000 to $89,999
  • 90$90,000 to $99,999
  • 917$100,000 to $124,999
  • 758$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,456$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,243$175,000 to $199,999
  • 8,025$200,000 to $249,999
  • 7,877$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8,480$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,317$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,379$500,000 to $749,999
  • 137$750,000 to $999,999
  • 166$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 138$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Vancouver, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Vancouver, WA
  • 90Less than $100
  • 940$150 to $199
  • 134$200 to $249
  • 270$250 to $299
  • 394$300 to $349
  • 416$350 to $399
  • 363$400 to $449
  • 164$450 to $499
  • 602$500 to $549
  • 708$550 to $599
  • 925$600 to $649
  • 879$650 to $699
  • 1,849$700 to $749
  • 1,599$750 to $799
  • 4,102$800 to $899
  • 4,417$900 to $999
  • 7,235$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3,459$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,537$1,500 to $1,999
  • 281$2,000 to $2,499
  • 656$2,500 to $2,999
  • 71$3,000 to $3,499
  • 698No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3,7522010 or later
  • 8,4862000 to 2009
  • 7,5101990 to 1999
  • 3,4971980 to 1989
  • 1,5081970 to 1979
  • 1,901Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Vancouver population
Vancouver commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,275
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8,515
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 12,678
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 14,529
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10,338
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,414
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,991
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,460
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3,269
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6,526
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,741
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,739
Vancouver, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.9%
Number of people working at home: 4,487 (5.3% of all workers)

Vancouver mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 84,217 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 8,408 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,572 (2%)
  • Taxi: 489 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 659 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,635 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 4,487 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 8,845
 American: 5,166
 English: 4,018
 Irish: 3,553
 Ukrainian: 2,403
 European: 2,375
 Norwegian: 2,231
 Russian: 1,930
 Italian: 1,738
 Swedish: 1,286
 Scottish: 1,278
 Scotch-Irish: 725
 Romanian: 698
 Polish: 661
 Scandinavian: 616
 Dutch: 579
 French (except Basque): 555
 French Canadian: 511
 British: 457
 Iranian: 446
 Finnish: 435
 Portuguese: 399
 Czech: 326
 Danish: 305
 Welsh: 289
 Northern European: 251
 African: 223
 Swiss: 219
 Canadian: 204
 Greek: 194
 Yugoslavian: 183
 Ethiopian: 155
 Afghan: 141
 Czechoslovakian: 101
 Eastern European: 96
 Austrian: 96
 Hungarian: 84
 Armenian: 82
 Bulgarian: 78
 Lithuanian: 70
 Turkish: 56
 Palestinian: 51
 Slovak: 51
 Brazilian: 50
 Belgian: 48
 Pennsylvania German: 35
 Celtic: 33
 Liberian: 33
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 32
 Lebanese: 31
 German Russian: 28
 Slavic: 28
 Arab: 20
 Ghanaian: 17
 Belizean: 14
 Jamaican: 14
 Macedonian: 13
 Estonian: 13
 Slovene: 12
 Croatian: 12
 Israeli: 11
 Australian: 10
 Luxemburger: 10
 Cajun: 7
 Soviet Union: 5
 Egyptian: 4
 Nigerian: 3
 Latvian: 3
 Cape Verdean: 2

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

  • 31%Mexico
  • 9%Ukraine
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 4%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%Russia

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

  • This state: 55,020
  • Other state: 92,775
  • Northeast: 4,526
  • Midwest: 14,611
  • South: 9,044
  • West: 64,594

77% of Vancouver residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 18% lived in Washington.

Vancouver:

77.1%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 373
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 77
  • 5th and 6th grade: 622
  • 7th and 8th grade: 121
  • 9th grade: 575
  • 10th grade: 820
  • 11th grade: 1,131
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,514
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 15,220
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,723
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,824
  • Associate degree: 6,474
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,403
  • Master's degree: 3,406
  • Professional school degree: 1,709
  • Doctorate degree: 798

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 625
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 715
  • 5th and 6th grade: 766
  • 7th and 8th grade: 576
  • 9th grade: 698
  • 10th grade: 681
  • 11th grade: 792
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,235
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 15,247
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6,304
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 12,037
  • Associate degree: 6,816
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,456
  • Master's degree: 4,045
  • Professional school degree: 830
  • Doctorate degree: 244

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.5%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 33.6%Males
  • 22.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 8.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 9.8%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.8%Males
  • 5.2%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: 40,384
  • One, attached: 3,772
  • Two: 4,418
  • 3 or 4: 3,475
  • 5 to 9: 5,291
  • 10 to 19: 4,241
  • 20 to 49: 3,043
  • 50 or more: 5,177
  • Mobile homes: 2,360
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 206

Median worth of mobile homes: $46,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Vancouver:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vancouver
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (53.0%)
  • Utility gas (41.6%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (85.1%)
  • Utility gas (12.2%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 375
Here:

2.2%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 391
Here:

5.4%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 532
Here:

6.8%
Washington:

16.4%

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)