Vancouver is a medium-size city in Washington with just over 176,000 residents. At an average age of just over 38, the city's population is fairly typical compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 38. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (51%) and renting (49%) their residence. At $1,114/month, the average rent is a bit below the state average.
Many Vancouver residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 19% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Vancouver workers earn an average annual income of just over $69K, less than the state average. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (5%), Vancouver has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (7%). Additionally, 12% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.
Vancouver has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (40%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Not many residents walk to work.