Washougal, WA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 8,595. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,732 (+24.9% change)
Males: 4,216 (49.1%), Females: 4,379 (50.9%)

Clark County

Zip code: 98671

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $38,719 (year 2000)
Median house value: $134,900 (year 2000)

Races in Washougal:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (17.4%), English (12.0%), Irish (11.1%), United States (6.0%), French (5.1%), Norwegian (4.1%).

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Washougal

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washougal city

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

3.4% Foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,771 (+78.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Washougal:

  • LEGACY MOUNT HOOD MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; GRESHAM, OR)
  • WOODLAND PARK HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; PORTLAND, OR)
  • ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; PORTLAND, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Washougal:

  • PORTLAND INTL (about 17 miles; PORTLAND, OR; ID: PDX)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 61 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; ID: MMV)
  • MCNARY FLD (about 66 miles; SALEM, OR; ID: SLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Washougal:

  • GROVE FIELD (about 5 miles; CAMAS, WA; ID: 1W1)
  • PORTLAND-TROUTDALE (about 5 miles; PORTLAND, OR; ID: TTD)
  • EVERGREEN FIELD (about 12 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; ID: 59S)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washougal:

  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 12,132)
  • MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; GRESHAM, OR; FT enrollment: 4,867)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 23 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; FT enrollment: 5,106)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; FT enrollment: 3,446)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 13,255)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 27 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 28 miles; PORTLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 2,683)

Schools

Public high schools in Washougal:

  • WASHOUGAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 835; Location: 1201 39TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EXCELSIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 1401 39TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Washougal:

  • GAUSE ELEMENTARY (Students: 435; Location: 1100 34TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JEMTEGAARD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 35300 SE EVERGREEN BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HATHAWAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 407; Location: 630 24TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CAPE HORN SKYE ELEMENTARY (Students: 325; Location: 9731 WASHOUGAL RIVER RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CANYON CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 235; Location: 9731 WASHOUGAL RIVER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 152 MARBLE RD.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WASHOUGAL SPECIAL SERVICES (Students: 18; Location: 2349 B ST; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle school in Washougal:

  • RIVERSIDE SDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: P O BOX 367; Grades: PK – 8)