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Skamania County, WA

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Skamania County is a wonderful place to live, work and play. Within 45 minutes of Portland, you can enjoy the wild, open space of the Columbia River Gorge without sacrificing access to the metropolitan core. The magnificent beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is unsurpassed and the scenery changes every day. Small business owners will greet you with a smile and remember your name the next time you return. Service providers are always happy to assist. Government workers keep everything running smoothly, no matter the season. Community & Government Services will give you all the pertinent information regarding the communities in Skamania County. Learn more here.

Skamania County, WA

Population

Total Population

12,624

Population
Growth Rate

1.18%

Median Age

47

Diversity Index

28.500

Housing & Income

Households

5,162

Total Housing Units

6,354


Owner Occupied

3,768

Renter Occupied

1,394

Vacant

1,192

Median Home Value

$404,639


Average Home Value

$498,454

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.18%


Per Capita Income

2.71%

Income Projection

Median Household

$63,458 $73,312


Average Household

$77,290 $88,322


Per Capita

$31,607 $36,127

Workforce

Total Businesses

365

Total Employed

3,221

Workers 16+

5,098

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

33

Employed

767

2021 Accommodation Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

14

Employed

658

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

54

Employed

512

2021 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

14

Employed

388

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

14

Employed

337

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

41

Employed

206

Some
High School

605

Graduated
High School

2,356

Associates
Degree

898

Bachelor's
Degree

1,414

Graduate
Degree

1,021

Average Commute Time

30 min.



Resident Commuters

2,364

Non-Resident Commuters

1,368

Drive Alone

4,039

Carpooled

345

Public

8

Work At Home

504