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Vancouver INFORMATION

Population: 161,959

Male 49% Female 50%
Married 55%
Single 44%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

8/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Vancouver has a very low population density. Vancouver is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

3,785 Vancouver
27,441 New York

City Info

Vancouver, WA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Vancouver has a population density of 3,785, with 161,959 current residents.

Out of the 161,959 current residents, 49% are male and 50% are female. 55% of the residents are married and 44% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Best air quality

Weather

  • 39% Sun
  • 36% Rain
  • 6% Snow

Condition

56°F average temperature

  • 25 years Median home age
  • $186,620 Median home price
  • -11.93% Home appreciation rate
  • 12.03% Annual property tax
  • 50.2%
    Homes owned
  • 44.9%
    Homes rented
  • 5%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Vancouver, the air quality is 70% and the weather, on average, is 39% sunny, 36% rainy, and 6% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Vancouver, you should know that 50.2% of homes are owned while 44.9% of homes are rented, and 5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $186,620, the median age of homes is 25 years, the annual home appreciation is -11.93% and the annual property tax is 12.03%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    4
  • Average age

    35
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Vancouver, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Vancouver’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Vancouver is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 51.85% Democratic, 45.79% Republican, and 2.37% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

8%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:20

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    12.5%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    28.3%
  • Service Occupations
    14.5%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    17.5%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    9.9%
  • 86%
    High school diploma
  • 8%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 15%
    Bachelors degree
  • 7%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Vancouver, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.80% of residents are unemployed in Vancouver (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Vancouver residents: 12.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 16.87% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.5% are in the customer service field, 28.3% are in the sales field, 0.39% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 17.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:20. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 86.13%, 7.71% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.51% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 7.32% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Vancouver, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Vancouver have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 13% of commuters carpool, 4% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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