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Vancouver, WA
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Vancouver profile

Living in Vancouver

Vancouver is a relatively large city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 194,512 people and 81 associated neighborhoods, Vancouver is the fourth largest community in Washington.

Also of interest is that Vancouver 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: 13.84% 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.

The overall education level of Vancouver citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.22% of adults in Vancouver have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Vancouver in 2018 was $40,219, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,876 for a family of four. However, Vancouver contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Vancouver is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Vancouver home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vancouver residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Vancouver also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Vancouver include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Vancouver is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.