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Washougal, WA
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Washougal profile

Living in Washougal

Washougal is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 16,926 people and five associated neighborhoods, Washougal is the 66th largest community in Washington. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Washougal, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Washougal, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Washougal’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Washougal does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $97,295.00.

Housing costs in Washougal are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.36% 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 Washougal citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.14% of adults in Washougal have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Washougal in 2018 was $45,555, which is upper middle income relative to Washington, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $182,220 for a family of four. However, Washougal contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Washougal is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Washougal home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Washougal residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Washougal include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and European.

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