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.

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.

Unlike some cities, Washougal isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Washougal are a mix 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 office and administrative support (15.39%), sales jobs (14.17%), and management occupations (12.49%).

The education level of Washougal citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.18% of adults in Washougal have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Washougal in 2010 was $28,985, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,940 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 English, Irish, Norwegian, and European.

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