Cowlitz County vs. Lewis County

Cowlitz County (WA)Lewis County (WA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)108,98779,604
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)6.4%5.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)102,40875,457
Population, Census, April 1, 2010102,41075,455
Persons under 5 years, percent6.2%5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.0%21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.9%21.0%
Female persons, percent50.5%50.0%
White alone, percent91.1%92.0%
Black or African American alone, percent1.1%0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.0%2.0%
Asian alone, percent1.6%1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.4%0.3%
Two or More Races, percent3.7%3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent9.2%10.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent83.4%83.1%
Veterans, 2014-20189,4847,726
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.1%4.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)44,96835,343
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.0%69.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$197,000$191,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,383$1,338
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$467$422
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$817$854
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201318.8%11.5%
Building permits, 2018318275
Households, 2014-201841,39730,262
Persons per household, 2014-20182.512.51
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201880.8%83.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.9%8.8%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201888.6%87.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.7%77.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201888.5%87.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201816.6%16.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201815.8%14.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.6%8.8%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201856.6%53.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201852.1%48.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)124,21293,638
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)566,966350,313
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)3,264,4801,238,119
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,188,331912,245
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,651$12,063
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201825.127.5
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$51,752$50,216
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$27,264$25,813
Persons in poverty, percent12.2%12.5%
Total employer establishments, 20172,2111,892
Total employment, 201732,29921,138
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,492,013807,815
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20175.4%3.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20174,5253,701
All firms, 20125,8485,007
Men-owned firms, 20122,6982,349
Women-owned firms, 20121,7951,494
Minority-owned firms, 2012483421
Nonminority-owned firms, 20124,9344,314
Veteran-owned firms, 2012682733
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20124,5543,876
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.7%1.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.1%23.8%
Population per square mile, 201089.831.4
Land area in square miles, 20101,140.132,402.80

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Cowlitz county (WA) and Lewis county (WA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.