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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    C-
  3. Nightlife
    A
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    B+
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    D+
  9. Health & Fitness
    A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A+
  11. Commute
    B
Clark County is located in Washington with a population of 465,384. In Clark County, most residents own their homes. In Clark County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Clark County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Clark County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$296,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,180
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Clark County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    167.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    77.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    53.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    364.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,775.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    469.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Clark County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,636
National
$55,322

Clark County Reviews

19 reviews
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I LOVE Vancouver~ Our County Parks Commission provides and promotes quality of life. We have impressive well-stocked Libraries, lots of citizen educational events. We have an excellent Public School System, Junior College and WSU, Washington State University 4 year respected and diverse curriculum University.

Our city WORKS to make it a good place to make it your home generation after generation. Our Police and Fire Departments are well-trained, compassionate, professionals. Our citizens are civically proactive and reinforce good citizenship and community involvement for the values and direction of our city future to be of pride. Also, ther are miles-n-miles of maintained hiking trails or our new Waterfront Park!
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Its very cozy, and good schools! I love the atmosphere, neighborhoods are very nice looking too. They just added more businesses so thats nice.
I have had a good experience growing up in Clark County, specifically Battle Ground. It is a safe place to raise kids and I attended CAM Academy for a number of years which really set me up for success as I continued my academic pursuits. I am happy to have been raised in such a beautiful place but I am also ready for a change of pace and to experience life someplace else! I wish there was more value placed on the arts and human diversity because I feel like it is certainly lacking.