Work and Jobs in Vancouver, Washington (WA) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2009 when the population of Vancouver, Washington was 143,593 / 165,809

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care8.3%
(5,649)
2.9%
(1,062)
14.6%
(4,587)
Accommodation and food services7.4%
(4,996)
5.5%
(1,995)
9.6%
(3,001)
Construction6.7%
(4,564)
11.2%
(4,051)
1.6%
(513)
Educational services6.4%
(4,358)
3.4%
(1,250)
9.9%
(3,108)
Computer and electronic products4.9%
(3,288)
5.9%
(2,141)
3.7%
(1,147)
Professional, scientific, and technical services4.4%
(3,003)
4.4%
(1,582)
4.5%
(1,421)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.8%
(2,573)
3.9%
(1,406)
3.7%
(1,167)
Finance and insurance3.7%
(2,529)
2.2%
(792)
5.5%
(1,737)
Public administration3.5%
(2,364)
3.1%
(1,144)
3.9%
(1,220)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.5%
(1,716)
2.4%
(863)
2.7%
(853)
Food and beverage stores2.3%
(1,535)
2.3%
(820)
2.3%
(715)
Department and other general merchandise stores2.0%
(1,377)
1.3%
(470)
2.9%
(907)
Metal and metal products2.0%
(1,370)
3.2%
(1,159)
0.7%
(211)
Truck transportation2.0%
(1,356)
3.2%
(1,164)
0.6%
(192)
Air transportation1.9%
(1,291)
2.2%
(798)
1.6%
(493)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.9%
(1,286)
2.6%
(935)
1.1%
(351)
Transportation equipment1.9%
(1,254)
2.7%
(968)
0.9%
(286)
Social assistance1.8%
(1,244)
0.5%
(176)
3.4%
(1,068)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.7%
(1,136)
1.7%
(625)
1.6%
(511)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.7%
(1,128)
2.4%
(867)
0.8%
(261)
Repair and maintenance1.5%
(1,020)
2.5%
(900)
0.4%
(120)
Paper1.4%
(964)
1.9%
(680)
0.9%
(284)
Personal and laundry services1.3%
(899)
0.5%
(187)
2.3%
(712)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.3%
(859)
1.1%
(411)
1.4%
(448)
Miscellaneous manufacturing1.2%
(783)
1.3%
(477)
1.0%
(306)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.1%
(739)
1.1%
(398)
1.1%
(341)
Radio, TV, and computer stores1.0%
(670)
1.0%
(379)
0.9%
(291)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.9%
(597)
1.2%
(442)
0.5%
(155)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.9%
(580)
0.9%
(333)
0.8%
(247)
Food0.8%
(571)
1.0%
(351)
0.7%
(220)
Machinery0.8%
(560)
1.3%
(463)
0.3%
(97)
Utilities0.8%
(549)
0.8%
(294)
0.8%
(255)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.8%
(519)
1.0%
(366)
0.5%
(153)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.7%
(501)
0.5%
(187)
1.0%
(314)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.7%
(496)
0.9%
(322)
0.6%
(174)
Other direct selling establishments0.6%
(436)
0.7%
(254)
0.6%
(182)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.6%
(423)
0.8%
(305)
0.4%
(118)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.6%
(420)
0.7%
(264)
0.5%
(156)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.6%
(384)
0.9%
(334)
0.2%
(50)
Private households0.6%
(373)
0.1%
(43)
1.1%
(330)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.5%
(371)
0.9%
(327)
0.1%
(44)
Chemicals0.5%
(369)
0.6%
(225)
0.5%
(144)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.5%
(364)
0.5%
(164)
0.6%
(200)
U. S. Postal service0.5%
(359)
0.6%
(206)
0.5%
(153)
Printing and related support activities0.5%
(344)
0.7%
(253)
0.3%
(91)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.4%
(298)
0.7%
(254)
0.1%
(44)
Textile mills and textile products0.4%
(293)
0.5%
(175)
0.4%
(118)
Plastics and rubber products0.4%
(287)
0.6%
(201)
0.3%
(86)
Wood products0.4%
(279)
0.7%
(258)
0.1%
(21)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.4%
(277)
0.2%
(62)
0.7%
(215)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.4%
(272)
0.2%
(90)
0.6%
(182)
Rail transportation0.4%
(268)
0.7%
(246)
0.1%
(22)
Apparel0.4%
(255)
0.3%
(91)
0.5%
(164)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.3%
(235)
0.5%
(174)
0.2%
(61)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(228)
0.3%
(124)
0.3%
(104)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(223)
0.4%
(135)
0.3%
(88)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.3%
(221)
0.3%
(98)
0.4%
(123)
Gasoline stations0.3%
(182)
0.3%
(91)
0.3%
(91)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(159)
0.3%
(104)
0.2%
(55)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.2%
(152)
0.3%
(124)
0.1%
(28)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(144)
0.3%
(110)
0.1%
(34)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.2%
(134)
0.2%
(70)
0.2%
(64)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.2%
(122)
0.1%
(33)
0.3%
(89)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(120)
0.3%
(107)
0.0%
(13)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(110)
0.2%
(70)
0.1%
(40)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2%
(108)
0.3%
(99)
0.0%
(9)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.2%
(107)
0.2%
(90)
0.1%
(17)
Music stores0.1%
(97)
0.2%
(75)
0.1%
(22)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.1%
(95)
0.2%
(77)
0.1%
(18)
Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers0.1%
(89)
0.2%
(55)
0.1%
(34)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(85)
0.1%
(42)
0.1%
(43)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.1%
(85)
0.1%
(40)
0.1%
(45)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.1%
(83)
0.2%
(71)
0.0%
(12)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1%
(65)
0.1%
(53)
0.0%
(12)
Beverage and tobacco products0.1%
(47)
0.1%
(37)
0.0%
(10)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Other production occupations including supervisors4.6%
(3,112)
6.0%
(2,186)
2.9%
(926)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors4.6%
(3,091)
5.3%
(1,908)
3.8%
(1,183)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers4.0%
(2,676)
4.2%
(1,528)
3.7%
(1,148)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors3.7%
(2,499)
1.4%
(514)
6.3%
(1,985)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.9%
(1,975)
2.8%
(1,030)
3.0%
(945)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.8%
(1,915)
2.8%
(1,017)
2.9%
(898)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers2.8%
(1,909)
4.9%
(1,767)
0.5%
(142)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations2.7%
(1,824)
3.0%
(1,097)
2.3%
(727)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors2.7%
(1,807)
4.6%
(1,679)
0.4%
(128)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing2.6%
(1,786)
3.1%
(1,129)
2.1%
(657)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.6%
(1,733)
0.1%
(30)
5.4%
(1,703)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives2.4%
(1,650)
0.6%
(234)
4.5%
(1,416)
Customer service representatives2.3%
(1,560)
1.2%
(423)
3.6%
(1,137)
Business operations specialists2.3%
(1,548)
1.7%
(611)
3.0%
(937)
Computer specialists2.2%
(1,507)
3.1%
(1,117)
1.2%
(390)
Metal workers and plastic workers2.2%
(1,472)
3.5%
(1,289)
0.6%
(183)
Laborers and material movers, hand2.0%
(1,379)
3.0%
(1,078)
1.0%
(301)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers2.0%
(1,378)
0.9%
(311)
3.4%
(1,067)
Engineers1.9%
(1,293)
3.2%
(1,167)
0.4%
(126)
Cooks and food preparation workers1.8%
(1,219)
1.6%
(567)
2.1%
(652)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.7%
(1,156)
3.1%
(1,120)
0.1%
(36)
Cashiers1.7%
(1,136)
1.1%
(391)
2.4%
(745)
Assemblers and fabricators1.6%
(1,098)
1.8%
(670)
1.4%
(428)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.4%
(978)
0.2%
(72)
2.9%
(906)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers1.4%
(916)
0.7%
(249)
2.1%
(667)
Top executives1.3%
(904)
2.0%
(713)
0.6%
(191)
Registered nurses1.3%
(878)
0.2%
(86)
2.5%
(792)
Accountants and auditors1.3%
(877)
1.0%
(368)
1.6%
(509)
Waiters and waitresses1.3%
(870)
0.5%
(190)
2.2%
(680)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers1.3%
(860)
2.3%
(840)
0.1%
(20)
Health technologists and technicians1.2%
(843)
0.3%
(119)
2.3%
(724)
Carpenters1.2%
(827)
2.2%
(815)
0.0%
(12)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors1.2%
(810)
1.0%
(369)
1.4%
(441)
Child care workers1.2%
(802)
0.1%
(54)
2.4%
(748)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.1%
(766)
0.5%
(190)
1.8%
(576)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers1.1%
(744)
1.4%
(501)
0.8%
(243)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers1.1%
(716)
1.0%
(348)
1.2%
(368)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses1.0%
(685)
0.6%
(230)
1.4%
(455)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.0%
(663)
0.2%
(72)
1.9%
(591)
Other healthcare support occupations0.9%
(603)
0.0%
(12)
1.9%
(591)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides0.9%
(597)
0.3%
(101)
1.6%
(496)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations0.8%
(563)
0.3%
(118)
1.4%
(445)
Construction laborers0.8%
(537)
1.4%
(510)
0.1%
(27)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.8%
(520)
1.1%
(394)
0.4%
(126)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.7%
(499)
1.0%
(374)
0.4%
(125)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.7%
(484)
0.5%
(184)
1.0%
(300)
Media and communication equipment workers0.7%
(483)
0.7%
(269)
0.7%
(214)
Supervisors of construction and extraction workers0.7%
(442)
1.2%
(422)
0.1%
(20)
Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand0.6%
(406)
0.9%
(343)
0.2%
(63)
Secondary school teachers0.6%
(402)
0.5%
(164)
0.8%
(238)
Personal appearance workers0.6%
(402)
0.1%
(47)
1.1%
(355)
Other financial specialists0.6%
(400)
0.6%
(232)
0.5%
(168)
Financial managers0.6%
(397)
0.7%
(251)
0.5%
(146)
Art and design workers0.6%
(376)
0.5%
(180)
0.6%
(196)
Electricians0.5%
(368)
1.0%
(361)
0.0%
(7)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors0.5%
(367)
0.8%
(300)
0.2%
(67)
Air transportation workers0.5%
(367)
0.9%
(339)
0.1%
(28)
Bus drivers0.5%
(366)
0.3%
(102)
0.8%
(264)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.5%
(335)
0.3%
(100)
0.7%
(235)
Food processing workers0.4%
(299)
0.5%
(181)
0.4%
(118)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.4%
(291)
0.8%
(291)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.4%
(275)
0.5%
(173)
0.3%
(102)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.4%
(260)
0.5%
(168)
0.3%
(92)
Legal support workers0.4%
(258)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(258)
Agricultural workers including supervisors0.4%
(257)
0.6%
(206)
0.2%
(51)
Postsecondary teachers0.4%
(257)
0.4%
(152)
0.3%
(105)
Other construction workers and helpers0.3%
(230)
0.6%
(210)
0.1%
(20)
Rail and water transportation workers0.3%
(229)
0.6%
(222)
0.0%
(7)
Printing workers0.3%
(220)
0.5%
(179)
0.1%
(41)
Physicians and surgeons0.3%
(206)
0.4%
(152)
0.2%
(54)
Religious workers0.3%
(195)
0.4%
(146)
0.2%
(49)
Lawyers0.3%
(189)
0.4%
(141)
0.2%
(48)
Therapists0.2%
(168)
0.2%
(82)
0.3%
(86)
Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers0.2%
(163)
0.4%
(141)
0.1%
(22)
Painters and paperhangers0.2%
(159)
0.4%
(153)
0.0%
(6)
Social scientists and related workers0.2%
(152)
0.3%
(96)
0.2%
(56)
Other transportation workers0.2%
(133)
0.3%
(101)
0.1%
(32)
Woodworkers0.2%
(129)
0.4%
(129)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers0.2%
(105)
0.3%
(91)
0.0%
(14)
Life and physical scientists0.2%
(102)
0.1%
(29)
0.2%
(73)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.1%
(99)
0.2%
(57)
0.1%
(42)
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors0.1%
(91)
0.2%
(83)
0.0%
(8)
Plant and system operators0.1%
(89)
0.2%
(80)
0.0%
(9)
Mathematical science occupations0.1%
(82)
0.1%
(54)
0.1%
(28)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.1%
(80)
0.0%
(10)
0.2%
(70)
Extraction workers0.1%
(49)
0.1%
(49)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Vancouver

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2012
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.4%Males
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • 28.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.7%Males
  • 16.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 10.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 21.5%Males
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.5%Males
  • 16.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 19.8%Males
  • 14.7%Females
  • 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
Unemployment in 2013:
Vancouver:

10.1%
Washington:

7.0%
Unemployment in 2012:
Vancouver:

11.1%
Washington:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2011:
Vancouver:

12.7%
Washington:

9.2%
Unemployment in 2010:
Vancouver:

14.4%
Washington:

9.9%
Unemployment in 2009:
Vancouver:

7.4%
Washington:

5.3%
Unemployment in 2008:
Vancouver:

7.3%
Washington:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2007:
Vancouver:

5.9%
Washington:

4.6%
Unemployment in 2006:
Vancouver:

6.1%
Washington:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2005:
Vancouver:

6.7%
Washington:

5.5%
Unemployment in 2004:
Vancouver:

8.1%
Washington:

6.2%
Unemployment in 2003:
Vancouver:

10.4%
Washington:

7.4%
Unemployment in 2002:
Vancouver:

10.0%
Washington:

7.3%
Unemployment in 2001:
Vancouver:

7.4%
Washington:

6.2%
Unemployment in 2000:
Vancouver:

5.2%
Washington:

5.0%
Unemployment in 1999:
Vancouver:

4.9%
Washington:

4.8%
Unemployment in 1998:
Vancouver:

5.2%
Washington:

4.8%
Unemployment in 1997:
Vancouver:

4.3%
Washington:

4.9%
Unemployment in 1996:
Vancouver:

5.0%
Washington:

5.9%
Unemployment in 1995:
Vancouver:

5.2%
Washington:

6.3%
Unemployment in 1994:
Vancouver:

5.8%
Washington:

6.5%
Unemployment in 1993:
Vancouver:

7.1%
Washington:

7.1%
Unemployment in 1992:
Vancouver:

8.7%
Washington:

7.2%
Unemployment in 1991:
Vancouver:

8.0%
Washington:

6.3%
Unemployment in 1990:
Vancouver:

6.0%
Washington:

5.1%

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

5.1% (3,393)
Washington:

5.4% (158,707)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

3.4% (2,263)
Washington:

4.4% (127,607)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

7.1% (4,735)
Washington:

5.7% (167,069)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

8.1% (5,376)
Washington:

8.9% (261,506)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

13.8% (9,229)
Washington:

10.3% (302,115)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

13.2% (8,792)
Washington:

13.0% (381,225)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

12.6% (8,395)
Washington:

12.1% (355,010)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

7.9% (5,271)
Washington:

9.7% (284,780)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

6.6% (4,436)
Washington:

5.8% (170,352)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

5.7% (3,791)
Washington:

7.0% (203,796)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

2.9% (1,934)
Washington:

3.3% (95,673)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

1.1% (741)
Washington:

1.5% (45,371)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Vancouver:

6.1% (4,064)
Washington:

6.9% (203,206)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Vancouver:

6.4% (4,301)
Washington:

5.9% (174,109)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

4.0% (2,650)
Washington:

4.2% (115,997)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

3.3% (2,223)
Washington:

3.7% (102,868)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

5.4% (3,591)
Washington:

5.3% (147,812)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

8.4% (5,608)
Washington:

8.9% (248,462)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

10.9% (7,287)
Washington:

10.3% (288,005)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

13.7% (9,165)
Washington:

13.5% (375,030)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

14.3% (9,570)
Washington:

13.4% (372,576)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Vancouver:

8.5% (5,724)
Washington:

9.0% (252,058)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

4.2% (2,841)
Washington:

5.1% (141,936)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

5.4% (3,624)
Washington:

5.8% (161,204)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

2.0% (1,349)
Washington:

2.5% (70,123)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Vancouver:

1.1% (721)
Washington:

1.3% (35,612)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Vancouver:

7.1% (4,757)
Washington:

6.8% (190,565)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Vancouver:

8.2% (5,489)
Washington:

5.8% (162,401)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    5.5% (1,903)
    Washington:

    7.2% (113,572)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    3.9% (1,356)
    Washington:

    5.7% (90,067)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    8.1% (2,803)
    Washington:

    7.1% (111,343)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    9.3% (3,205)
    Washington:

    10.6% (167,337)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    14.1% (4,889)
    Washington:

    10.6% (167,033)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    13.4% (4,627)
    Washington:

    12.8% (201,487)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    10.5% (3,635)
    Washington:

    10.5% (165,022)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    8.7% (3,001)
    Washington:

    8.7% (136,565)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    5.0% (1,741)
    Washington:

    4.5% (71,504)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    4.2% (1,459)
    Washington:

    6.0% (94,515)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    2.6% (900)
    Washington:

    2.4% (37,042)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    1.3% (456)
    Washington:

    1.2% (18,151)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    5.3% (1,838)
    Washington:

    6.9% (108,143)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Vancouver:

    8.0% (2,767)
    Washington:

    5.8% (90,907)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2009 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    4.6% (1,490)
    Washington:

    3.3% (45,135)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    2.8% (907)
    Washington:

    2.8% (37,540)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    6.0% (1,932)
    Washington:

    4.1% (55,726)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    6.8% (2,171)
    Washington:

    6.9% (94,169)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    13.5% (4,340)
    Washington:

    9.9% (135,082)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    13.0% (4,165)
    Washington:

    13.2% (179,738)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    14.8% (4,760)
    Washington:

    14.0% (189,988)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    7.1% (2,270)
    Washington:

    10.9% (148,215)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    8.4% (2,695)
    Washington:

    7.3% (98,848)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    7.3% (2,332)
    Washington:

    8.0% (109,281)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    3.2% (1,034)
    Washington:

    4.3% (58,631)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    0.9% (285)
    Washington:

    2.0% (27,220)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    6.9% (2,226)
    Washington:

    7.0% (95,063)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Vancouver:

    4.8% (1,534)
    Washington:

    6.1% (83,202)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 62.0%
Number of people working at home: 2,416 (3.6% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,469 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 31,806 (47.5%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Vancouver:

21.0% (519)
Washington:

27.4% (37,404)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Vancouver:

75.0% (46,623)
Washington:

67.5% (1,707,640)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Vancouver:

24.3% (601)
Washington:

28.7% (39,113)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Vancouver:

16.5% (10,278)
Washington:

18.9% (477,972)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Vancouver:

18.8% (464)
Washington:

16.6% (22,607)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Vancouver:

4.9% (3,074)
Washington:

6.8% (172,736)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Vancouver:

35.9% (887)
Washington:

27.3% (37,154)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Vancouver:

3.5% (2,153)
Washington:

6.7% (170,023)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%)

Working at home in 2009 - Vancouver

Working at home in 2009 - Washington

Less than 5 minutes:
Vancouver:

2.6% (2,072)
Washington:

3.3% (93,762)
5 to 9 minutes:
Vancouver:

10.8% (8,551)
Washington:

10.4% (298,982)
10 to 14 minutes:
Vancouver:

19.0% (15,082)
Washington:

14.3% (412,050)
15 to 19 minutes:
Vancouver:

18.8% (14,912)
Washington:

16.0% (459,700)
20 to 24 minutes:
Vancouver:

18.1% (14,296)
Washington:

14.7% (423,454)
25 to 29 minutes:
Vancouver:

7.5% (5,910)
Washington:

6.5% (187,047)
30 to 34 minutes:
Vancouver:

10.5% (8,344)
Washington:

13.3% (383,047)
35 to 39 minutes:
Vancouver:

2.2% (1,718)
Washington:

2.9% (82,134)
40 to 44 minutes:
Vancouver:

2.0% (1,571)
Washington:

3.8% (108,348)
45 to 59 minutes:
Vancouver:

5.1% (4,057)
Washington:

7.4% (213,276)
60 to 89 minutes:
Vancouver:

2.6% (2,054)
Washington:

5.2% (151,086)
90 or more minutes:
Vancouver:

0.8% (616)
Washington:

2.3% (67,041)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Vancouver

Working at home in 2000 - Washington

Less than 5 minutes:
Vancouver:

2.2% (1,506)
Washington:

3.3% (91,132)
5 to 9 minutes:
Vancouver:

10.0% (6,719)
Washington:

10.3% (286,517)
10 to 14 minutes:
Vancouver:

16.4% (10,980)
Washington:

14.1% (391,606)
15 to 19 minutes:
Vancouver:

19.0% (12,704)
Washington:

15.0% (418,990)
20 to 24 minutes:
Vancouver:

16.7% (11,212)
Washington:

14.2% (394,209)
25 to 29 minutes:
Vancouver:

6.0% (4,021)
Washington:

5.8% (162,590)
30 to 34 minutes:
Vancouver:

12.0% (8,027)
Washington:

12.5% (348,311)
35 to 39 minutes:
Vancouver:

1.9% (1,256)
Washington:

2.6% (73,592)
40 to 44 minutes:
Vancouver:

2.4% (1,596)
Washington:

3.4% (95,182)
45 to 59 minutes:
Vancouver:

5.3% (3,538)
Washington:

7.0% (195,343)
60 to 89 minutes:
Vancouver:

2.5% (1,696)
Washington:

4.7% (131,691)
90 or more minutes:
Vancouver:

2.0% (1,344)
Washington:

2.7% (75,486)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    2.7% (1,040)
    Washington:

    3.1% (47,604)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    10.3% (3,931)
    Washington:

    9.2% (142,472)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    17.3% (6,576)
    Washington:

    13.0% (199,960)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    16.7% (6,380)
    Washington:

    15.3% (236,161)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    20.4% (7,775)
    Washington:

    14.7% (226,486)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    7.6% (2,880)
    Washington:

    6.3% (97,349)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    9.6% (3,675)
    Washington:

    14.1% (217,311)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    3.2% (1,230)
    Washington:

    3.1% (47,599)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    1.3% (488)
    Washington:

    4.1% (62,976)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    7.0% (2,676)
    Washington:

    8.1% (125,223)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    2.8% (1,063)
    Washington:

    6.0% (92,909)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Vancouver:

    1.0% (394)
    Washington:

    2.9% (45,172)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2009 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    2.5% (1,032)
    Washington:

    3.4% (46,158)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    11.2% (4,620)
    Washington:

    11.7% (156,510)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    20.7% (8,506)
    Washington:

    15.8% (212,090)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    20.8% (8,532)
    Washington:

    16.7% (223,539)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    15.9% (6,521)
    Washington:

    14.7% (196,968)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    7.4% (3,030)
    Washington:

    6.7% (89,698)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    11.4% (4,669)
    Washington:

    12.4% (165,736)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    1.2% (488)
    Washington:

    2.6% (34,535)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    2.6% (1,083)
    Washington:

    3.4% (45,372)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    3.4% (1,381)
    Washington:

    6.6% (88,053)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    2.4% (991)
    Washington:

    4.3% (58,177)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Vancouver:

    0.5% (222)
    Washington:

    1.6% (21,869)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Vancouver

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Washington

Drove car alone:
Vancouver:

84.2% (69,545)
Washington:

72.1% (2,194,844)
Carpooled:
Vancouver:

7.9% (6,517)
Washington:

11.3% (343,549)
Bus or trolley bus:
Vancouver:

0.9% (717)
Washington:

5.4% (164,459)
Railroad:
Vancouver:

0.1% (64)
Washington:

0.2% (5,015)
Ferryboat:
Vancouver:

0.1% (55)
Washington:

0.2% (6,768)
Bicycle:
Vancouver:

0.4% (370)
Washington:

0.9% (28,359)
Walked:
Vancouver:

1.4% (1,193)
Washington:

3.4% (102,806)
Other means:
Vancouver:

0.9% (722)
Washington:

1.1% (32,838)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Vancouver

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Washington

Drove car alone:
Vancouver:

76.9% (51,565)
Washington:

73.3% (2,040,833)
Carpooled:
Vancouver:

12.6% (8,450)
Washington:

12.8% (357,742)
Bus or trolley bus:
Vancouver:

3.5% (2,341)
Washington:

4.5% (124,450)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Vancouver:

0.1% (65)
Washington:

0.0% (589)
Subway or elevated:
Vancouver:

0.1% (50)
Washington:

0.0% (598)
Railroad:
Vancouver:

0.0% (8)
Washington:

0.0% (301)
Taxicab:
Vancouver:

0.0% (7)
Washington:

0.1% (1,417)
Motorcycle:
Vancouver:

0.1% (75)
Washington:

0.2% (4,353)
Bicycle:
Vancouver:

0.5% (317)
Washington:

0.6% (16,205)
Walked:
Vancouver:

1.8% (1,225)
Washington:

3.2% (89,739)
Other means:
Vancouver:

0.7% (496)
Washington:

0.7% (19,499)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Vancouver (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Washington (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Vancouver:

    84.4% (33,619)
    Washington:

    72.1% (1,169,160)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Vancouver:

    7.3% (2,922)
    Washington:

    11.4% (184,956)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Vancouver:

    0.3% (103)
    Washington:

    4.9% (79,845)
    Railroad - Males:
    Vancouver:

    0.2% (64)
    Washington:

    0.1% (2,248)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Vancouver:

    0.5% (214)
    Washington:

    1.2% (20,236)
    Walked - Males:
    Vancouver:

    1.5% (613)
    Washington:

    3.4% (55,498)
    Other means - Males:
    Vancouver:

    1.4% (573)
    Washington:

    1.5% (24,848)

Means of transportation to work in 2009 - Vancouver (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2009Travel time to work - Washington (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Vancouver:

    84.0% (35,926)
    Washington:

    72.2% (1,025,684)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Vancouver:

    8.4% (3,595)
    Washington:

    11.2% (158,593)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Vancouver:

    1.4% (614)
    Washington:

    6.0% (84,614)
    Ferryboat - Females:
    Vancouver:

    0.1% (55)
    Washington:

    0.2% (3,078)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Vancouver:

    0.4% (156)
    Washington:

    0.6% (8,123)
    Walked - Females:
    Vancouver:

    1.4% (580)
    Washington:

    3.3% (47,308)
    Other means - Females:
    Vancouver:

    0.3% (149)
    Washington:

    0.6% (7,990)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Vancouver:

85.9% (51,565)
Washington:

85.1% (2,040,833)
In 2 person carpool:
Vancouver:

11.9% (7,125)
Washington:

11.8% (282,638)
In 3 person carpool:
Vancouver:

1.4% (855)
Washington:

1.9% (44,791)
In 4 person carpool:
Vancouver:

0.5% (308)
Washington:

0.6% (14,195)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Vancouver:

0.2% (105)
Washington:

0.3% (7,914)
In 7+ person carpool:
Vancouver:

0.1% (57)
Washington:

0.3% (8,204)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Vancouver:

74.4% (50,363)
Washington:

66.0% (1,843,000)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Vancouver:

2.6% (1,738)
Washington:

3.2% (90,102)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Vancouver:

6.0% (4,044)
Washington:

6.9% (191,927)
Local government workers:
Vancouver:

5.7% (3,846)
Washington:

6.4% (178,161)
State government workers:
Vancouver:

3.7% (2,487)
Washington:

6.9% (192,408)
Federal government workers:
Vancouver:

2.1% (1,441)
Washington:

3.2% (89,153)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Vancouver:

5.4% (3,637)
Washington:

7.2% (199,827)
Unpaid family workers:
Vancouver:

0.2% (164)
Washington:

0.3% (9,144)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Vancouver:

78.8% (28,629)
Washington:

69.7% (1,044,674)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Vancouver:

3.6% (1,325)
Washington:

4.3% (64,169)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Vancouver:

3.4% (1,228)
Washington:

4.2% (63,257)
Local government workers - Males:
Vancouver:

4.7% (1,692)
Washington:

5.3% (79,844)
State government workers - Males:
Vancouver:

2.0% (740)
Washington:

5.1% (76,834)
Federal government workers - Males:
Vancouver:

2.1% (777)
Washington:

3.5% (52,763)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Vancouver:

5.1% (1,841)
Washington:

7.6% (114,199)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Vancouver:

0.2% (89)
Washington:

0.3% (3,889)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Vancouver:

69.2% (21,734)
Washington:

61.7% (798,326)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Vancouver:

1.3% (413)
Washington:

2.0% (25,933)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Vancouver:

9.0% (2,816)
Washington:

9.9% (128,670)
Local government workers - Females:
Vancouver:

6.9% (2,154)
Washington:

7.6% (98,317)
State government workers - Females:
Vancouver:

5.6% (1,747)
Washington:

8.9% (115,574)
Federal government workers - Females:
Vancouver:

2.1% (664)
Washington:

2.8% (36,390)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Vancouver:

5.7% (1,796)
Washington:

6.6% (85,628)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Vancouver:

0.2% (75)
Washington:

0.4% (5,255)
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