Cowlitz County vs. Wahkiakum County

Cowlitz County (WA)Wahkiakum County (WA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)108,9874,426
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)6.4%11.2%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)102,4083,979
Population, Census, April 1, 2010102,4103,978
Persons under 5 years, percent6.2%3.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.0%17.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.9%32.2%
Female persons, percent50.5%49.8%
White alone, percent91.1%91.6%
Black or African American alone, percent1.1%0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.0%1.6%
Asian alone, percent1.6%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.4%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent3.7%4.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent9.2%5.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent83.4%87.3%
Veterans, 2014-20189,484487
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.1%3.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)44,9682,171
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.0%85.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$197,000$207,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,383$1,417
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$467$453
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$817$721
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201318.8%2.9%
Building permits, 201831811
Households, 2014-201841,3971,844
Persons per household, 2014-20182.512.24
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201880.8%90.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.9%2.8%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201888.6%87.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201879.7%79.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201888.5%91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201816.6%19.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201815.8%15.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.6%8.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201856.6%40.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201852.1%38.5%
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,188,33110,069
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,651$2,522
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201825.127.9
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$51,752$54,085
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$27,264$29,452
Persons in poverty, percent12.2%10.9%
Total employer establishments, 20172,21176
Total employment, 201732,299393
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,492,01313,789
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20175.4%-0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20174,525342
All firms, 20125,848337
Men-owned firms, 20122,698177
Women-owned firms, 20121,79589
Minority-owned firms, 201248360
Nonminority-owned firms, 20124,934237
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20124,554283
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
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%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.1%0.0%
Population per square mile, 201089.815.1
Land area in square miles, 20101,140.13263.38

Source: United States Census Bureau

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