Camas is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 27,054 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Camas is the 44th largest community in Washington. Camas has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Camas, where the median household income is $121,094.00.
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.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Camas telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.65% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Camas is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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. 52.60% 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 $52,228, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $208,912 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, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Camas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Slavic languages.