Washougal, WA


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Living in Washougal

Washougal is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 15,288 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Washougal is the 68th largest community in Washington.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Washougal is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Washougal is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Washougal who work in management occupations (14.78%), office and administrative support (14.14%), and sales jobs (12.52%).

The citizens of Washougal are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.90% of adults in Washougal having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Washougal in 2010 was $28,747, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,988 for a family of four. However, Washougal contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Irish, English, Norwegian, and European.

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