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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+
La Center is a town in Washington with a population of 3,122. La Center is in Clark County. Living in La Center offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In La Center there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in La Center and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in La Center are above average.
About La Center...
Population
3,122

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$288,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,608
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    63
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    283.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    692.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    220.3
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    44%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in La Center

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$88,173
National
$55,322
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La Center Reviews

3 reviews
La Center, WA is a quiet little town. It has been tucked away in the foothills of the cascade mountain range for over 100 years, and in that time is still all about local, and natural beauty.
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Lots of mom and pop stores but almost completely useless.
Small town. Not a lot of jobs.