Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA

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2022 Population
117,579
1.66% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.7
0.228% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
6.84% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,676
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$328,600
18.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
47,129
3.99% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA had a population of 118k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $68,676. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA grew from 115,657 to 117,579, a 1.66% increase and its median household income grew from $62,029 to $68,676, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.92%), White (Hispanic) (4.47%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.94%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.36%).

8.68% of the households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are Centralia College (555 degrees awarded in 2022) and Centralia Beauty College (26 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was $328,600, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%.

Most people in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA is home to a population of 118k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.88% of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (6.91k people).

In 2022, there were 16.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.3k people) in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.79k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 5.26k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are Spanish (7,749 households), German (297 households), and Other Indo-European Languages (198 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,478
Women
49.3%
60,096
Men
50.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 118,574 inhabitants, with 50.7% men, and 49.3% women.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
96.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.3k ± 399
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.79k ± 458
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.26k ± 676
11.2%
Hispanic Population
13.1k people

In 2022, there were 16.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.3k people) in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.79k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 5.26k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.2% of the people in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are hispanic (13.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,633 ± 1,457 people
  2. Canada
    615 ± 607 people
  3. Korea
    226 ± 369 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 3,633 Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA residents, followed by Canada with 615 and Korea with 226.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.88%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.91k people
5.67%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.56k people

As of 2022, 5.88% of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA residents (6.91k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was 5.67%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,749 households (6.96%)
  2. German
    297 households (0.267%)
  3. Other Indo-European Languages
    198 households (0.178%)

8.68% of the households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was Spanish. 6.96% of the households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,989 ± 377
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,612 ± 288
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    874 ± 183

Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA employs 47.1k people. The largest industries in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are Construction (3,910 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,552 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,607 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($438,223), Computer Systems Design ($135,159), and Other motor vehicle dealers ($133,388).

Males in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,019. The income inequality in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.418, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
20,144
Women
46.4%
23,287
Men
53.6%

The workforce of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA in 2020 was 43,431 people, with 46.4% woman, and 53.6% men.

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Occupations

47.1k
2022 Value
3.99%
1 Year growth
± 3.99%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.99%, from 45.3k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,817 people), Registered nurses (1,324 people), and Other managers (1,293 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

47.1k
2022 Value
3.99%
1 Year growth
± 3.99%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.99%, from 45.3k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA, are Construction (3,910 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,552 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,607 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,189
Median earning men ± $2,276
$35,774
Median earning women ± $1,904

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,705), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($68,006), and Manufacturing ($64,766).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,617), Manufacturing ($46,863), and Public Administration ($44,179).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.87%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.97M people employed in Oregon. This represents a 2.87% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA awarded 581 degrees. The student population of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 890 male students and 1,467 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are White (403 and 69.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (77 and 13.3%), Unknown (34 and 5.87%), and Two or More Races (31 and 5.35%).

The largest universities in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Centralia College (555 and 95.5%) and Centralia Beauty College (26 and 4.48%).

The most popular majors in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (249 and 42.9%), General Business Administration & Management (47 and 8.09%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (33 and 5.68%).

The median tuition cost in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $4,458 for in-state students and $4,948 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,357 students enrolled in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA, 37.8% men and 62.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,441 records, of which 64.8% were women and 35.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 249 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 249 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 555 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Centralia College with 555 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 244 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA, which is 0.724 times less than the 337 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 403 degrees mean that there were 5.23 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,458) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($433) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($942) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.1% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.66% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (28.6k), Some college (25.6k), and Secondary Education (13.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was $328,600 in 2022, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $278,300 to $328,600, a 18.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA is 74.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 27.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA is $68,676. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

Property

$328,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,127
$34,108
Median Property Taxes
±$1,219

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Rent vs Own

74.2%
Homeownership
2022
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.2% of the housing units in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$68,676
Median Household Income
± $2,053
45.9k
Number of Households
± 1,522

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.9k households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA grew to $68,676 from the previous year's value of $62,029.

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Wage Distribution

0.418
2022 Wage GINI in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA
0.423
2021 Wage GINI in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA

In 2022, the income inequality in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was 0.418 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.26% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.23%)

In 2022, 73.6% of workers in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.23%).

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Commute Time

27.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (27.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.34% of the workforce in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA (14.2k out of 116k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 2.31% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.49%
Uninsured
40.5%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
16.7%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
2.31%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewis, Klickitat & Skamania Counties PUMA, WA declined by 7.37% from 7.01% to 6.49%.

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