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Washington




Clark County, Washington

   People QuickFactsClark CountyWashington
Population, 2005 estimate 403,7666,287,759
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 17.0%6.7%
Population, 2000 345,2385,894,121
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.6%6.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 26.0%23.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 9.9%11.5%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.2%50.1%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)90.2%85.0%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)2.0%3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.9%1.7%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)3.7%6.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.4%0.5%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 2.7%3.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)5.8%8.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 85.0%77.1%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 44.2%48.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 8.5%10.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 11.5%14.0%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 87.8%87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 22.1%27.7%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 55,601981,007
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 24.725.5
 
Housing units, 2005 152,5842,651,645
Homeownership rate, 2000 67.3%64.6%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 22.5%25.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $156,600$168,300
 
Households, 2000 127,2082,271,398
Persons per household, 2000 2.692.53
Median household income, 2003 $50,258$48,185
Per capita money income, 1999 $21,448$22,973
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 10.5%11.0%
   Business QuickFactsClark CountyWashington
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 8,936171,5291
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 102,3572,268,9131
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 4.5%0.1%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 22,757369,860
 
Total number of firms, 2002 27,050467,290
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.8%1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 1.5%1.2%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 3.1%5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.6%2.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.2%29.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 3,320,12579,313,884
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D84,634,499
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,946,20165,262,333
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $7,961$10,757
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 359,7838,642,681
Building permits, 2005 3,77152,988
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 1,576,14744,840,8421
   Geography QuickFactsClark CountyWashington
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 62866,544
Persons per square mile, 2000 549.788.6
FIPS Code 01153
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:48 EST

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