Camas is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 26,065 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Camas is the 44th largest community in Washington. Much of the housing stock in Camas was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Camas economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Camas, where the median household income is $115,993.00.
Camas home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Camas real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Camas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Camas is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Camas who work in management occupations (16.21%), sales jobs (9.83%), and office and administrative support (8.03%).
Also of interest is that Camas has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.92% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Camas is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Camas a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Camas has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Camas’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Camas. 51.43% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Camas in 2018 was $48,549, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,196 for a family of four.
Camas is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Camas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Camas residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Camas include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Camas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Slavic languages.