Vancouver, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 143,560. Estimated population in July 2020: 157,493 (+9.7% change)
Males: 70,644 (49.2%), Females: 72,916 (50.8%)

Clark County

Zip codes: 98660, 98661, 98662, 98663, 98664, 98665, 98682, 98683, 98684, 98685, 98686.

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $41,618
Median house value: $142,900

Races in Vancouver:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.8%), English (11.4%), Irish (11.2%), United States (6.2%), Norwegian (5.2%), French (3.8%).

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 42.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vancouver

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vancouver city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

12.2% Foreign born (5.0% Europe, 3.7% Asia, 2.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +37,831 (+35.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Vancouver:

  • S W WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (600 NE 92ND AVENUE, P O BOX 1600)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Vancouver:

  • PROVIDENCE PORTLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; PORTLAND, OR)
  • WOODLAND PARK HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; PORTLAND, OR)
  • LEGACY EMANUEL HOSPITAL & HEALTH CTR (about 8 miles; PORTLAND, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vancouver:

  • PORTLAND INTL (about 4 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 48 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; Abbreviation: MMV)
  • MCNARY FLD (about 58 miles; SALEM, OR; Abbreviation: SLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Vancouver:

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 and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Vancouver:

  • CLARK COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,106; Location: 1800 E MCLOUGHLIN BLVD; Public; Website: www.clark.edu)
  • INTERNATIONAL AIR ACADEMY INCORPORATED (Full-time enrollment: 250; Location: 2901 E MILL PLAIN BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.airacademy.com)
  • WESTERN BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 215; Location: 120 NE 136TH AVE STE 130; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cci.edu/)
  • BUSINESS COMPUTER TRAINING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 210; Location: 204 SE STONEMILL DR STE 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bcti.org)
  • GOLDEN GATE BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-NORTHWEST (Full-time enrollment: 48; Location: 3200 NE 109TH AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • PHAGANS ORCHARDS BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: 10411 NE 4TH PLAIN BLVD STE 109; Private, for-profit)
  • REAL ESTATE SCHOOL OF WASHINGTON (Location: 12004C NE FOURTH PLAIN BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • VANCOUVER SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Location: 114 WEST 6; Private, for-profit)
  • CEDAR MOUNTAIN CENTER FOR MASSAGE INC (Location: 5601 NE ST JOHNS RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Cedarmountainmassage.com)
  • MAGEE BROTHERS BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 8078 E MILL PLAIN BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • EMIL FRIES PIANO HOSPITAL AND TRAINING CENTER (Location: 2510 E EVERGREEN BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CLARK COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (Location: 4420E NE ST JOHNS RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Vancouver:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 10 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 14 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; GRESHAM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,867)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 12,132)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,446)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)
Biggest public high schools in Vancouver:

  • HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,249; Location: 7825 NE 130TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,208; Location: 14300 NE 18TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,098; Location: 1500 SE BLAIRMONT DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SKYVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,772; Location: 1300 NW 139TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FORT VANCOUVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,616; Location: 5700 E 18TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HUDSON’S BAY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,484; Location: 1206 E RESERVE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • COLUMBIA RIVER HIGH (Students: 1,272; Location: 800 NW 99TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 2901 GENERAL ANDERSON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEGACY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 2205 E 138TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EVERGREEN INTERNET ACADEMY (Students: 66; Location: 13501 NE 28TH STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Vancouver:

  • VANCOUVER CHRISTIAN HIGH SCH (Students: 75; Location: 8100 E MILL PLAN BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • COLUMBIA RIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 73; Location: 9914 SE SIXTH STREET; Grades: 1 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Vancouver:

  • ALKI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,222; Location: 1800 NW BLISS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PACIFIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,057; Location: 2017 NE 172ND AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GAISER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,011; Location: 18814 SE 36TH CIRCLE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRONTIER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 964; Location: 7600 NE 166TH AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WYEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 958; Location: 1112 SE 136TH AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JASON LEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 928; Location: 8500 NW 9TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHAHALA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 898; Location: 601 SE 192ND AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MCLOUGHLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 894; Location: 5802 MACARTHUR BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COVINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 844; Location: 11200 NE ROSEWOOD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHINOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 1900 NW BLISS RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Vancouver:

  • KINGS WAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 554; Location: 3300 N E 78TH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 460; Location: 7708 N E 78TH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 6500 HIGHLAND DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 4701 FRANKLIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PORTLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL CLARK COUNTY C (Students: 190; Location: 7915 N E BURTON RD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • SKINNER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 400 E EVERGREEN BLVD; Grades: PK – 4)
  • VANCOUVER MONTESSORI (Students: 85; Location: 10316 NE 14TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • VANCOUVER COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN (Students: 49; Location: 10800 NE 76TH ST; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • HAZEL DELL MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 7207 N.E. HAZEL DELL AVE.; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Vancouver:

  • FORT VANCOUVER REGIONAL (Operating income: $12,795,631; Location: 1007 E. MILL PLAIN BLVD; 711,293 books; 18,120 audio materials; 18,593 video materials; 2,139 serial subscriptions)