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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cowlitz County, Washington give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 3,123

5 to 9 years : 3,768

10 to 14 years : 3,006

15 to 17 years : 2,111

18 and 19 years : 1,044

20 years : 746

21 years : 641

22 to 24 years : 1,632

25 to 29 years : 2,825

30 to 34 years : 3,107

35 to 39 years : 3,040

40 to 44 years : 3,025

45 to 49 years : 3,339

50 to 54 years : 3,739

55 to 59 years : 3,561

60 and 61 years : 1,487

62 to 64 years : 2,013

65 and 66 years : 1,252

67 to 69 years : 1,523

70 to 74 years : 2,234

75 to 79 years : 1,527

80 to 84 years : 695

85 years and over : 841

Female:

Under 5 years : 3,203

5 to 9 years : 3,112

10 to 14 years : 3,748

15 to 17 years : 2,055

18 and 19 years : 1,211

20 years : 449

21 years : 731

22 to 24 years : 1,780

25 to 29 years : 2,665

30 to 34 years : 2,887

35 to 39 years : 3,106

40 to 44 years : 3,028

45 to 49 years : 3,398

50 to 54 years : 3,717

55 to 59 years : 3,570

60 and 61 years : 1,535

62 to 64 years : 2,207

65 and 66 years : 1,363

67 to 69 years : 1,549

70 to 74 years : 2,163

75 to 79 years : 1,439

80 to 84 years : 1,471

85 years and over : 1,343


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 97,142

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 29

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 591

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,667

Not a U.S. citizen : 2,580


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 6,108

5 to 17 years : 13,161

18 to 24 years : 5,513

25 to 34 years : 6,543

35 to 44 years : 6,132

45 to 54 years : 6,689

55 to 59 years : 3,287

60 and 61 years : 1,178

62 to 64 years : 1,957

65 to 74 years : 3,841

75 years and over : 2,227

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 181

5 to 17 years : 4,095

18 to 24 years : 2,372

25 to 34 years : 4,292

35 to 44 years : 4,928

45 to 54 years : 6,472

55 to 59 years : 3,561

60 and 61 years : 1,724

62 to 64 years : 2,169

65 to 74 years : 5,841

75 years and over : 4,871

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 37

5 to 17 years : 83

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 90

35 to 44 years : 177

45 to 54 years : 128

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 26

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 461

18 to 24 years : 349

25 to 34 years : 559

35 to 44 years : 962

45 to 54 years : 904

55 to 59 years : 222

60 and 61 years : 120

62 to 64 years : 76

65 to 74 years : 402

75 years and over : 192


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 13,443

Now married, except separated : 19,266

Divorced : 4,663

Separated : 965

Widowed : 2,000

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 6,730

Now married, except separated : 20,355

Divorced : 5,644

Separated : 1,403

Widowed : 3,106

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 158

Now married, except separated : 202

Divorced : 73

Separated : 59

Widowed : 26

Foreign born:

Never married : 1,062

Now married, except separated : 2,102

Divorced : 478

Separated : 80

Widowed : 234


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 6,080

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 8,278

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3,430

$15,000 to $24,999 : 5,409

$25,000 to $34,999 : 4,320

$35,000 to $49,999 : 4,800

$50,000 to $64,999 : 3,850

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,596

$75,000 or more : 2,574

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 3,900

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 7,881

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4,269

$15,000 to $24,999 : 5,959

$25,000 to $34,999 : 3,559

$35,000 to $49,999 : 4,466

$50,000 to $64,999 : 2,700

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,063

$75,000 or more : 3,441

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 59

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 29

$10,000 to $14,999 : 30

$15,000 to $24,999 : 108

$25,000 to $34,999 : 76

$35,000 to $49,999 : 40

$50,000 to $64,999 : 146

$65,000 to $74,999 : 9

$75,000 or more : 21

Foreign born:

No income : 637

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 725

$10,000 to $14,999 : 464

$15,000 to $24,999 : 850

$25,000 to $34,999 : 501

$35,000 to $49,999 : 312

$50,000 to $64,999 : 104

$65,000 to $74,999 : 59

$75,000 or more : 304


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 25,024

Born in other state of the United States : 22,314

Native; born outside the United States : 34,428

Foreign born : 21,093


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Under 3 years : 4,011

3 and 4 years : 2,315

5 years : 1,424

6 to 8 years : 3,992

9 to 11 years : 4,248

12 to 14 years : 3,938

15 to 17 years : 4,142


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 3,069

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,205

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2,698

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2,773

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2,267

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2,083

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,816

$40,000 to $44,999 : 2,073

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,783

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3,093

$60,000 to $74,999 : 4,691

$75,000 to $99,999 : 4,488

$100,000 to $124,999 : 3,017

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,324

$150,000 to $199,999 : 1,199

$200,000 or more : 682


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Cowlitz County, Washington is 102,009



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Cowlitz County, Washington: 50,279
Female Population in Cowlitz County, Washington: 51,730


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cowlitz County, Washington: 40.1
Median Female Resident Age in Cowlitz County, Washington: 41.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cowlitz County, Washington


White


Both sexes

42.2

Male

41.5

Female

42.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

27.6

Male

31.2

Female

24.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

35.0

Male

34.1

Female

35.6

Asian


Both sexes

39.7

Male

37.9

Female

40.7

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

27.3

Male

28.5

Female

26.5

Other


Both sexes

22.5

Male

23.9

Female

19.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.0

Male

18.5

Female

19.9

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.3

Male

21.4

Female

18.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.2

Male

42.5

Female

43.8


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,922

No health insurance coverage : 27

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,601

No health insurance coverage : 437

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,505

No health insurance coverage : 1,469

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,827

No health insurance coverage : 1,948

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,452

No health insurance coverage : 1,517

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,580

No health insurance coverage : 1,448

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,376

No health insurance coverage : 683

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,980

No health insurance coverage : 26

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,974

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,771

No health insurance coverage : 30

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,431

No health insurance coverage : 879

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,311

No health insurance coverage : 860

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,719

No health insurance coverage : 833

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,807

No health insurance coverage : 1,294

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,702

No health insurance coverage : 1,413

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,682

No health insurance coverage : 630

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,026

No health insurance coverage : 10

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 3,910

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,421

No employer-based health insurance : 2,528

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,074

No employer-based health insurance : 3,964

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,961

No employer-based health insurance : 2,013

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,549

No employer-based health insurance : 3,226

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,695

No employer-based health insurance : 2,274

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,519

No employer-based health insurance : 2,509

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,330

No employer-based health insurance : 2,729

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,778

No employer-based health insurance : 3,228

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,208

No employer-based health insurance : 1,766

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,168

No employer-based health insurance : 2,633

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,402

No employer-based health insurance : 4,908

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,942

No employer-based health insurance : 2,229

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,697

No employer-based health insurance : 2,855

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,818

No employer-based health insurance : 2,283

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,117

No employer-based health insurance : 2,998

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,532

No employer-based health insurance : 2,780

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,572

No employer-based health insurance : 3,464

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,364

No employer-based health insurance : 2,546


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 56,636

Born in other state in the United States : 40,506

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 9

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 611

Foreign born : 4,247


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Speak only English : 88,836

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 4,435

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 141

German or other West Germanic languages : 262

Slavic languages : 697

Other Indo-European languages : 246

Korean : 72

Chinese : 170

Vietnamese : 152

Tagalog : 54

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 551

Other and unspecified languages : 67


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 11

No Medicare coverage : 11,976

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,462

No Medicare coverage : 28,343

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 7,737

No Medicare coverage : 243

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 61

No Medicare coverage : 12,050

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,568

No Medicare coverage : 28,683

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 8,759

No Medicare coverage : 187


(updated 2013)



Races in Cowlitz County, Washington


  • White: 92,721
  • African American: 686
  • American Indian: 1,055
  • Asian: 1,303
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 173
  • Some Other Race: 1,273
  • Two or More Races: 4,798



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Cowlitz County, Washington citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Cowlitz County, Washington

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (3.11%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (3.56%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (4.89%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 94   (41.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (10.22%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 23   (10.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 23   (10.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 19   (8.44%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (3.56%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3   (1.45%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (5.8%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 98   (47.34%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 24   (11.59%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 49   (23.67%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (2.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 11   (5.31%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.93%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 513

5 to 9 years : 5,755

10 to 14 years : 6,119

15 to 17 years : 3,818

18 and 19 years : 1,199

20 to 24 years : 1,253

25 to 34 years : 1,099

35 years and over : 1,017

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 484

5 to 9 years : 705

10 to 14 years : 537

15 to 17 years : 152

18 and 19 years : 89

20 to 24 years : 206

25 to 34 years : 159

35 years and over : 231

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,318

5 to 9 years : 420

10 to 14 years : 98

15 to 17 years : 196

18 and 19 years : 967

20 to 24 years : 4,520

25 to 34 years : 10,226

35 years and over : 56,917


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Longview Sch Dist 122


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2715 Lilac St, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7016, Students: 7,530 )

  • Kelso Sch Dist 458


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 601 Crawford St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1927, Students: 5,284 )

  • Woodland Sch Dist 404


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 800 3rd St, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: (360) 225-9451, Students: 2,166 )

  • Castle Rock School Dist 401


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 600 Huntington Ave S, Castle Rock, WA 98611, Phone: (360) 274-8311, Students: 1,435 )

  • Kalama Sch Dist 402


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 548 China Garden Rd, Kalama, WA 98625, Phone: (360) 673-5282, Students: 1,034 )

  • Toutle Lake Special Ed


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 5050 Spirit Lake Hwy, Toutle, WA 98649, Phone: (360) 274-6182, Students: 641 )

  • Green Mountain Sch Dist 103


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 13105 Ne Grinnell Rd, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: (360) 225-7366, Students: 121 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Monticello Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1225 28th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7040, Students: 658 )

  • Coweeman Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2000 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1750, Students: 645 )

  • Huntington Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 500 Redpath, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1700, Students: 644 )

  • Kalama Jr Sr High


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 548 China Garden Road, Kalama, WA 98625, Phone: (360) 673-5212, Students: 608 )

  • Castle Rock Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 700 Huntington Ave S, Castle Rock, WA 98611, Phone: (360) 501-2910, Students: 601 )

  • Robert Gray Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 4622 Ohio Street, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7302, Students: 578 )

  • Woodland Primary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 600 Bozarth, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: (360) 225-9472, Students: 578 )

  • Mt. Solo Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 5300 Mt. Solo Road, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7016, Students: 530 )

  • Cascade Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2821 Parkview Drive, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7772, Students: 525 )

  • Beacon Hill Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 257 Alpha Dr, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 501-1455, Students: 521 )

  • Woodland Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-11, Location: 2250 Lewis River Road, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: (360) 225-0414, Students: 486 )

  • Mint Valley Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2745 38th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7581, Students: 458 )

  • Kessler Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1902 E Kessler Blvd., Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7580, Students: 453 )

  • Kalama Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 548 China Garden Road, Kalama, WA 98625, Phone: (360) 673-5207, Students: 426 )

  • Northlake Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2210 Olympia Way, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7630, Students: 417 )

  • Columbia Valley Garden Elem Schl


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2644 30th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7502, Students: 404 )

  • Butler Acres Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1609 Burcham St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1600, Students: 384 )

  • Olympic Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1324 30th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7084, Students: 370 )

  • Columbia Heights Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2820 Parkview Drive, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7461, Students: 361 )

  • Barnes Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 401 Barnes, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1500, Students: 355 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Kelso High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1904 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1801, Students: 1,732 )

  • R A Long High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2903 Nichols Blvd., Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7225, Students: 1,175 )

  • Mark Morris High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1602 Mark Morris Court, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 575-7663, Students: 1,154 )

  • Woodland High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 757 Park, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: (360) 225-8201, Students: 646 )

  • Castle Rock High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 5180 Westside Hwy, Castle Rock, WA 98611, Phone: (360) 501-2930, Students: 505 )

  • Toutle Lake High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 5050 Spirit Lake Hwy, Toutle, WA 98649, Phone: (360) 274-6132, Students: 321 )

  • Woodland Alternative School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 Bozarth, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: (360) 225-9451, Students: 59 )

  • Loowit High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2001 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1951, Students: 47 )

  • Cowlitz Co Detention Ctr


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 1725 1st Ave, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 577-3100, Students: 41 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Lower Columbia College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 3,348; Location: 600 Maple Street, Longview, WA 98632, Web: http://lowercolumbia.edu )

  • Stylemaster College Of Hair Design


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 26; Location: 224 Commerce, Longview, WA 98632, Web: http://stylemasters.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Longview Christian School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 2610 Ocean Beach Highway, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 423-4510, Students: 209 )

  • St Rose School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 727 25th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 577-6760, Students: 200 )

  • Cornerstone Comm Christian School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 33, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 636-1600, Students: 115 )

  • Kelso-longview Sda School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 96 Garden Street, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 423-9250, Students: 77 )

  • Klahowya Montessori Childrens House


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: Po Box 2828, Longview, WA 98632, Phone: (360) 578-9885, Students: 10 )

  • Woodland Christian School


    ( Grades: .-., Location: Po Box 759, Woodland, WA 98674, Phone: (360) 225-5740, )

Academic Libraries In Cowlitz County, Washington

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Woodland Community Library


    770 Park Street, Woodland, WA 98674

  • Yale Valley Library Express


    11842 Lewis River Road, Ariel, WA 98603

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Castle Rock Public Library


    137 Cowlitz St W., Castle Rock, WA 98611

  • Kalama Public Library


    312 N 1st, Kalama, WA 98625

  • Kelso Public Library


    351 Three Rivers Drive Suite 1263, Kelso, WA 98626

  • Longview Public Library


    1600 Louisiana Street, Longview, WA 98632

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Cowlitz County, Washington


  • Castle Rock Chamber Commerce


    Po Box 721, Castle Rock, WA 98611

  • Cowlitz County Historical Museum


    405 Allen Street, Kelso, WA 98626

  • Cowlitz County Historical Society


    405 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626
    http://www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/index.aspx

  • Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens


    Po Box 828, Woodland, WA 98674

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Cowlitz County, Washington affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Cowlitz County, Washington.

Area Features of Cowlitz County, Washington


Airport


(1) Cougar Flat Airstrip   (2) Cougar Heliport   (3) Flying K Ranch Airport   (4) Hoffstadt Viewpoint Heliport   (5) Kelso-longview Airport   (6) Lewis River Golf Course Airport   (7) Monticello Medical Center Heliport   (8) Southwest Washington Regional Airport   (9) Walters Arv Ultralight Airport   (10) Woodland State  

Area


(1) Barnes Forest Corridor   (2) Goat Marsh Research Natural Area   (3) Langes Crest   (4) Pumice Plain   (5) Sasquatch Steps   (6) The Spillover  

Bar


(1) Hump Island   (2) Memaloose Rock   (3) Rainier Bar   (4) Slaughters Bar  

Basin


(1) Sugar Bowl  

Bay


(1) Bear Cove   (2) Duck Bay  

Bend


(1) Cottonwood Island Turn  

Bridge


(1) Coal Bank Bridge   (2) Lewis And Clark Bridge  

Building


(1) American Medical Response   (2) Bunker Hill Grange   (3) Castle Rock Police Department   (4) Cowlitz - Skamania Fire District 7 Station 2   (5) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 22 Bakers Corner   (6) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 23 Columbia Heights   (7) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 24 Rose Valley   (8) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 25 Lexington   (9) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 26 Bunker Hill   (10) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 27 Kelso   (11) Cowlitz County Fire District 3 Castle Rock Substation   (12) Cowlitz County Fire District 5 Station 51   (13) Cowlitz County Fire District 5 Station 52   (14) Cowlitz County Fire District 5 Station 53   (15) Cowlitz County Fire District 6 Station 61   (16) Cowlitz County Fire Protection District 1   (17) Cowlitz County Fire Protection District 3 Main   (18) Cowlitz County Sheriff S Office Kelso   (19) Cowlitz County Sheriff S Office Longview   (20) Johnston Ridge Observatory   (21) Kalama Police Department   (22) Kelso Police Department   (23) La Du Post Light   (24) Longview Fire Department Station 81   (25) Longview Fire Department Station 82   (26) Longview Police Department   (27) Lower Columbia College Alan Thompson Library   (28) Lower Columbia College Myklebust Gymnasium   (29) Lower Columbia College Rose Center For The Arts   (30) Seven Wonders Museum   (31) Skamania County Fire Protection District 6 Northwoods   (32) Spirit Lake Lodge Historical   (33) Spirit Lake Ranger Station Historical   (34) Woodland Fire Department   (35) Woodland Fire Department Station 92   (36) Woodland Police Department  

Canal


(1) Ditch Number Eight   (2) Ditch Number Six   (3) Ditch Number Ten  

Cape


(1) Abernathy Point   (2) Ahle Point   (3) Barlow Point   (4) Butte Hill   (5) Cardai Hill   (6) Cooney Point   (7) Timber Point   (8) Wolf Point  

Cemetery


(1) Abernathy Cemetery   (2) Bunker Hill Cemetery   (3) Independent Order Of Odd Fellows Cemetery   (4) Jackson Cemetery   (5) Lone Pine Cemetery   (6) Longview Memorial Park Cemetery   (7) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (8) Mount Solo Cemetery   (9) Oak Point Cemetery   (10) Rose Valley Cemetery   (11) Rosin Cemetery   (12) Silver Lake Cemetery   (13) Tower Cemetery   (14) Whittle And Hubbard Cemetery  

Census


(1) Longview Heights Census Designated Place   (2) West Longview Census Designated Place   (3) West Side Highway Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Barlow Point Channel   (2) Carrolls Channel   (3) Cottonwood Island Lower Range   (4) Fisher Island Channel   (5) Kalama Lower Range   (6) Kalama Upper Range   (7) Martin Island Channel   (8) Stella Range   (9) Walker Island Channel  

Church


(1) Abernathy Assembly Of God Church   (2) Beacon Hill Baptist Church   (3) Bethany Lutheran Church   (4) Calvary Baptist Church   (5) Calvary Chapel   (6) Columbia Heights Assembly Of God Church   (7) Columbia Heights Baptist Church   (8) Covenant Reformed Orthodox Church   (9) Emmanuel Lutheran Church   (10) Evangelical Christian Fellowship Church   (11) Faith Family Christian Center   (12) Father S House Church   (13) First Baptist Church Of Longview   (14) First Christian Church   (15) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (16) Grace Lutheran Church   (17) Highlands Baptist Church   (18) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (19) Longview Bible Baptist Church   (20) Longview Church Of Christ   (21) Longview Church Of The Nazarene   (22) Longview Community Church   (23) Longview First Church Of God   (24) Longview Foursquare Church   (25) Longview Free Methodist Church   (26) Longview Laestadian Lutheran Church   (27) Longview Presbyterian Church   (28) Longview United Methodist Church   (29) New Life Fellowship Church Of Longview   (30) Northlake Baptist Church   (31) Oak Point Community Church   (32) Rivers Of Joy Worship Center   (33) Robert Gray Baptist Church   (34) Saint Rose Catholic Church   (35) Saint Stephen S Episcopal Church   (36) Shekinah Christian Center   (37) Southwest Washington Baptist Church   (38) Stella Lutheran Chapel   (39) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (40) Trinity Lutheran Church   (41) United Pentecostal Church   (42) Valley Christian Fellowship Church   (43) Valley View Church Of God  

Civil


(1) Castle Rock Division   (2) City Of Castle Rock   (3) City Of Kalama   (4) City Of Kelso   (5) City Of Longview   (6) City Of Woodland   (7) Cowlitz County   (8) Kalama Division   (9) Longview-kelso Division   (10) Northeast Cowlitz Division   (11) Rose Valley Division   (12) Woodland Division  

Cliff


(1) Alder Bluff   (2) Carrolls Bluff   (3) Martin Bluff  

Crater


(1) 1980 Crater  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 21   (2) North Castle Rock Interchange   (3) South Castle Rock Interchange  

Dam


(1) Cedar Street Reservoir Dam   (2) Coes Dam Historical   (3) Conradi Lake Dam   (4) Coweman Gravel Pit Number One Dam   (5) Coweman Gravel Pit Number Two Dam   (6) North Fork Toutle Debris Dam A   (7) North Fork Toutle Debris Dam B   (8) Silver Lake Dam   (9) South Fork Toutle Debris Dam   (10) Swift Dam   (11) Swift Number Two Dam   (12) Toutle Dam  

Falls


(1) Harmony Falls   (2) Kalama Falls   (3) Loowit Falls   (4) Lower Kalama River Falls   (5) Marietta Falls   (6) Washboard Falls  

Flat


(1) Elk Prairie   (2) Plains Of Abraham  

Gap


(1) Bear Pass   (2) Cedar Creek Pass   (3) Hemlock Pass   (4) Independence Pass   (5) Redrock Pass   (6) The Breach   (7) Wilkinson Saddle   (8) Windy Pass  

Glacier


(1) Ape Glacier   (2) Big Lizard Historical   (3) Crater Glacier   (4) Dryer Glacier   (5) Forsyth Glacier   (6) Leschi Glacier Historical   (7) Loowit Glacier Historical   (8) Nelson Glacier   (9) Shoestring Glacier   (10) Swift Glacier   (11) Talus Glacier   (12) The Island Historical   (13) Toutle Glacier   (14) Wishbone Glacier Historical  

Gut


(1) Cut-off Slough   (2) Ditch Number Five   (3) Ditch Number Three   (4) Goerig Slough   (5) Marys Slough   (6) Solo Slough  

Hospital


(1) Peacehealth Saint John Medical Center   (2) Peacehealth Saint John Medical Center Broadway Campus  

Island


(1) Burke Island   (2) Cottonwood Island   (3) Fisher Island   (4) Goat Island   (5) Hump Island   (6) Indian Island   (7) Martin Island   (8) Pete Moore Island   (9) Waldon Island  

Lake


(1) Big Bull Lake   (2) Blue Lake   (3) Castle Lake   (4) Coldwater Lake   (5) Coweeman Lake   (6) Elochoman Lake   (7) Fawn Lake   (8) Goat Marsh Lake   (9) Grass Lake   (10) Horseshoe Lake   (11) June Lake   (12) Lake Sacajawea   (13) Lakeview Peak Lake   (14) Log Pond   (15) Mcbride Lake   (16) Merrill Lake   (17) Meta Lake   (18) Saint Charles Lake   (19) Saint Helens Lake   (20) Silver Lake   (21) Spirit Lake  

Lava


(1) Floating Island Lava Flow   (2) Lava Dome   (3) Swift Creek Flow   (4) Worm Flows  

Locale


(1) Alder Bluff   (2) Alder Creek Rearing Pond   (3) Ape Cave Entrance   (4) Ape Cave Skylight   (5) Bear Cove Campground Historical   (6) Beaver Bay Campground   (7) Beaver Bay Park   (8) Butte Camp Historical   (9) Camp Baker   (10) Camp Coweeman Historical   (11) Camp Cowlitz   (12) Camp Kalama   (13) Caples   (14) Castle Rock Fairgrounds   (15) Cedar Creek Forest Camp Historical   (16) Cedar Gates   (17) Cleaveland Landing   (18) Cloverdale   (19) Cougar Camp   (20) Cougar Park   (21) Coweeman Ranger Station   (22) Debris Dam Viewpoint   (23) Donnybrook Forest Camp Historical   (24) Duck Bay Boating Site Historical   (25) Elk Rock Lookout   (26) Elliott Landing   (27) Ferndale School   (28) Finn Hall   (29) Fred Meyer Longview Shopping Center   (30) Gardner   (31) Gilles Shopping Center   (32) Harmony Falls Lodge Historical   (33) Hoffman Landing   (34) Jackpine Shelter Historical   (35) Kalama Falls Salmon Hatchery   (36) Kalama Ranger Station   (37) Kalama Workcenter   (38) Lava Cast Picnic Area   (39) Little Kentucky   (40) Longview Country Club   (41) Lower Columbia College Steam Plant   (42) Meridian Lookout   (43) Merrill Lake Campground   (44) Meta Lake Interpretive Site   (45) Miners Car Interpretive Site   (46) Mount Brynion   (47) Mount Mitchell Lookout   (48) North Fork Ranger Station   (49) Park-n-shop Shopping Center   (50) Port Of Kalama Marina   (51) Port Of Longview   (52) Reno   (53) Saint Helens Lodge Historical   (54) Sheep Canyon Viewpoint   (55) Sinnett S   (56) Siouxon Peak Lookout   (57) Spirit Lake Forest Camp Historical   (58) Swift Dam Overlook   (59) Swift Viewpoint   (60) Terrace   (61) Three Rivers Mall   (62) Timberline Campground Historical   (63) Tower   (64) Tucker   (65) Windy Ridge Viewpoint   (66) Yale Park  

Mine


(1) Lang Mine   (2) Sweden Mine Historical  

Park


(1) Al Raught Park   (2) Barnes State Park   (3) Cedar Creek Viewpoint   (4) Donnybrook Viewpoint   (5) Goat Marsh Research Natural Area   (6) Harmony Viewpoint   (7) Highland Park   (8) Highlands Park   (9) Hoffstadt Creek Park   (10) Independence Pass Viewpoint   (11) Lahar Viewpoint   (12) Lake Sacajawea Park   (13) Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument   (14) Mount Saint Helens Viewpoint   (15) R A Long Square   (16) Riverside County Park   (17) Roy Morse Park   (18) Seaquest State Park   (19) Smith Creek Viewpoint   (20) Vandercook Park  

Pillar


(1) Castle Rock   (2) Goat Rocks Historical   (3) Huntington Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Beacon Hill   (2) Bunker Hill   (3) Caples   (4) Caples Landing   (5) Carrolls   (6) Castle Rock   (7) Coal Creek   (8) Columbia Heights   (9) Columbia Valley Gardens   (10) Cougar   (11) Davis Terrace   (12) Eufaula   (13) Eufaula Heights   (14) Evergreen Terrace   (15) Harmony Falls Landing Historical   (16) Harrington Place   (17) Hayes   (18) Headquarters   (19) Kalama   (20) Kelso   (21) Lexington   (22) Longview   (23) Longview Heights   (24) Longview Junction   (25) Monticello Historical   (26) Oak Point   (27) Ostrander   (28) Pigeon Springs   (29) Pleasant Hill   (30) Rocky Point   (31) Rose Valley   (32) Saint Helens   (33) Sandy Bend   (34) Sightly   (35) Silver Lake   (36) Stella   (37) Toutle   (38) Valley View Tracts   (39) Vision Acres   (40) West Kelso   (41) West Longview   (42) Woodland   (43) Woodland Park  

Post Office


(1) Spirit Lake Post Office Historical  

Range


(1) Toutle Mountain Range   (2) Wilkes Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Cedar Street Reservoir   (2) Lake Merwin   (3) Swift Number Two Forebay   (4) Swift Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Crescent Ridge   (2) Devils Backbone   (3) Harrys Ridge   (4) Johnston Ridge   (5) Monitor Ridge   (6) Studebaker Ridge   (7) The Boot Historical   (8) Windy Ridge  

School


(1) Barnes Elementary School   (2) Beacon Hill Elementary School   (3) Butler Acres Elementary School   (4) Calvary Community Preschool   (5) Cascade Middle School   (6) Castle Rock Junior High School   (7) Castle Rock Senior High School   (8) Catlin Elementary School   (9) Cloverdale School   (10) Columbia Heights Christian Academy   (11) Columbia Heights Elementary School   (12) Columbia Valley Gardens Elementary School   (13) Coweeman Junior High School   (14) Huntington Junior High School   (15) Kelso Christian Academy   (16) Kelso High School   (17) Kessler Elementary School   (18) King S Kids Learning Center   (19) Longview Christian School   (20) Lower Columbia College Administration Building   (21) Lower Columbia College Admissions Center   (22) Lower Columbia College Applied Arts Building   (23) Lower Columbia College Campus Services Building   (24) Lower Columbia College Don Talley Vocational Building   (25) Lower Columbia College Head Start School East   (26) Lower Columbia College Home And Family Life Center   (27) Lower Columbia College Instructional Office Building   (28) Lower Columbia College International Center   (29) Lower Columbia College Main Building   (30) Lower Columbia College Physical Science Building   (31) Lower Columbia College Science Building   (32) Lower Columbia College Student Center   (33) Lower Columbia College Vocational Building   (34) Lower Columbia Junior College   (35) Lower Elementary School   (36) Mark Morris High School   (37) Mint Valley Elementary School   (38) Monticello Middle School   (39) Natural Alternative High School   (40) North Lake School   (41) Olympic Elementary School   (42) R A Long High School   (43) Robert Gray Elementary School   (44) Rose Valley Elementary School   (45) Saint Helens Elementary School   (46) Saint Rose School   (47) Sandy Bend School   (48) Toutle Lake School   (49) Upper Elementary School   (50) Wallace Elementary School   (51) Washington School   (52) Woodland Elementary School   (53) Woodland High School   (54) Woodland Middle School  

Spring


(1) Kalama Spring  

Stream


(1) Abernethy Creek   (2) Alder Creek   (3) Arkansas Creek   (4) Arnold Creek   (5) Baird Creek   (6) Baxter Creek   (7) Bear Creek   (8) Big Wolf Creek   (9) Blackman Creek   (10) Brock Creek   (11) Brown Creek   (12) Brownell Creek   (13) Buncombe Hollow Creek   (14) Burke Creek   (15) Burke Slough   (16) Burris Creek   (17) Bush Creek   (18) Butler Creek   (19) Bybee Creek   (20) Cameron Creek   (21) Canyon Creek   (22) Cape Horn Creek   (23) Castle Creek   (24) Cedar Creek   (25) Clark Creek   (26) Cline Creek   (27) Coal Creek   (28) Coal Creek Slough   (29) Coal Mine Creek   (30) Coldspring Creek   (31) Coldwater Creek   (32) Cougar Creek   (33) Cow Creek   (34) Coweeman River   (35) Cowlitz River   (36) Davis Creek   (37) Day Creek   (38) Dee Creek   (39) Deer Creek   (40) Delameter Creek   (41) Diamond Creek   (42) Disappointment Creek   (43) Dobson Creek   (44) Dog Creek   (45) Dry Creek   (46) East Fork Coal Creek   (47) Eighteen Creek   (48) Elk Creek   (49) Fall Creek   (50) Fisher Island Slough   (51) Fossil Creek   (52) Germany Creek   (53) Gobar Creek   (54) Goble Creek   (55) Hanlan Creek   (56) Harding Creek   (57) Harmony Creek   (58) Harrington Creek   (59) Hatchery Creek   (60) Hayes Creek   (61) Hemlock Creek   (62) Hill Creek   (63) Hoffstadt Creek   (64) Houghton Creek   (65) Indian Creek   (66) Indian George Creek   (67) Italian Creek   (68) Jacks Creek   (69) Jackson Creek   (70) Jim Creek   (71) Jim Watson Creek   (72) John Creek   (73) Johnson Creek   (74) Jordan Creek   (75) Kalama River   (76) Knowlton Creek   (77) Langdon Creek   (78) Leckler Creek   (79) Little Baird Creek   (80) Little Kalama River   (81) Loowit Creek   (82) Loper Creek   (83) Lost Creek   (84) Louse Creek   (85) Maratta Creek   (86) Marble Creek   (87) Marietta Creek   (88) Martin Creek   (89) Martin Slough   (90) Mill Creek   (91) Monahan Creek   (92) Mulholland Creek   (93) Nineteen Creek   (94) Noble Creek   (95) North Fork Arkansas Creek   (96) North Fork Elk Creek   (97) North Fork Goble Creek   (98) North Fork Kalama River   (99) North Fork Toutle River   (100) Nye Creek   (101) O Neil Creek   (102) Ole Creek   (103) Ostrander Creek   (104) Otter Creek   (105) Outlet Creek   (106) Owl Creek   (107) Panamaker Creek   (108) Rain Creek   (109) Range Creek   (110) Robinson Creek   (111) Rock Creek   (112) Ross Creek   (113) Salmon Creek   (114) Sam Smith Creek   (115) Sandy Bend Creek   (116) Schoolhouse Creek   (117) Skipper Creek   (118) Slide Creek   (119) South Coldwater Creek   (120) South Fork Castle Creek   (121) South Fork Mill Creek   (122) South Fork Ostrander Creek   (123) South Fork Toutle River   (124) Spencer Creek   (125) Spruce Creek   (126) Stankey Creek   (127) Staples Creek   (128) Stitz Creek   (129) Studebaker Creek   (130) Sucker Creek   (131) Summers Creek   (132) Swift Creek   (133) Thirteen Creek   (134) Toutle River   (135) Trouble Creek   (136) Tucker Creek   (137) Turner Creek   (138) Twenty Creek   (139) West Fork Swift Creek   (140) Whitten Creek   (141) Whittle Creek   (142) Wiest Creek   (143) Wild Horse Creek   (144) Wolf Creek   (145) Woolford Creek   (146) Wyant Creek  

Summit


(1) Abernathy Mountain   (2) Alpine Butte   (3) Baird Mountain   (4) Baldy Mountain   (5) Battle Mountain   (6) Beigle Mountain   (7) Big Bull   (8) Butler Butte   (9) Butte Camp Dome   (10) Carrolls Hill   (11) Castle Peak   (12) Cinnamon Peak   (13) Clinton Knob   (14) Coldwater Peak   (15) Davis Peak   (16) Devils Peak   (17) Dogs Head   (18) Drays Mound   (19) East Dome   (20) Elk Mountain   (21) Elk Rock   (22) False Summit Historical   (23) Georges Peak   (24) Goat Mountain   (25) Goble Mountain   (26) Goose Hill   (27) Green Mountain   (28) Hoffstadt Mountain   (29) Lakeview Peak   (30) Little Cow   (31) Marble Mountain   (32) Meridian Mountain   (33) Monument Peak   (34) Mount Brynion   (35) Mount Coffin   (36) Mount Mitchell   (37) Mount Pleasant   (38) Mount Saint Helens   (39) Mount Solo   (40) Nineteen Mountain   (41) O Neil Peak   (42) Ogden Hill   (43) Pumice Butte   (44) Reid Mountain   (45) Rocky Point   (46) Ross Peak   (47) Schumaker Mountain   (48) Shelley Mountain   (49) Signal Peak   (50) Siouxon Peak   (51) Smith Mountain   (52) Spotted Buck Mountain   (53) Spud Mountain   (54) The Dome   (55) Toutle Mountain   (56) Wild Horse Peak   (57) Woolford Mountain  

Swamp


(1) Castle Creek Marsh Historical   (2) Conradi Lake   (3) Goat Marsh  

Tower


(1) Coldwater Lookout   (2) Kbam-am Longview   (3) Kedo-am Longview   (4) Kjvh-fm Longview   (5) Klog-am Kelso   (6) Klyk-fm Longview   (7) Kzoe-fm Longview  

Trail


(1) Abernathy Truck Trail   (2) Castle Rock Truck Trail   (3) Coldwater Trail   (4) East And West Truck Trail   (5) Fawn Lake Trail   (6) Georges Peak Trail   (7) Independence Pass Interpretive Trail   (8) Kalama River Trail   (9) Pine Creek Trail   (10) Saint Helens Way   (11) Smith Creek Trail   (12) Toutle River Trail   (13) Wisconsin Truck Trail  

Valley


(1) Ape Canyon   (2) Arkansas Valley   (3) Christmas Canyon   (4) Christmass Canyon   (5) Clover Valley   (6) Delameter Valley   (7) Goose Hollow   (8) Hollywood Gorge   (9) Rose Valley   (10) Sheep Canyon  

Woods


(1) Willow Grove  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Cowlitz County, Washington

98632 (pop. 47,202) 98626 (pop. 22,549) 98674 (pop. 9,065)
98611 (pop. 8,317) 98625 (pop. 4,483) 98645 (pop. 1,240)
98649 (pop. 735) 98603 (pop. 732) 98581 (pop. 422)
98616 (pop. 96)    


Counties Nearby Cowlitz County, Washington

Cowlitz County, WA  (pop. 102,009) 0.0 Miles
Lewis County, WA  (pop. 75,431) 29.4 Miles
Clark County, WA  (pop. 438,194) 34.6 Miles
Wahkiakum County, WA  (pop. 3,975) 34.8 Miles
Skamania County, WA  (pop. 10,666) 42.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Cowlitz County, Washington

360



Elevation in Cowlitz County, Washington is 341.0 ft. (104.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Cowlitz County, Washington

Lat: 46.172511 N        Long: -122.748267 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Cowlitz County, Washington need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Washington

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
  Total Electric Industry 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
  Total Electric Industry 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
  Total Electric Industry 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
  Total Electric Industry 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
  Total Electric Industry 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 5.10 4.86 2.70 3.66 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 5.10 4.86 2.65 3.66 0.00 4.01
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.19 0.00 0.00 2.19
  Full-Service Providers 5.13 4.86 3.42 3.65 0.00 4.41
  Total Electric Industry 5.13 4.86 3.30 3.65 0.00 4.33
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.66 0.00 0.00 3.66
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 6.17 0.00 0.00 6.17
  Full-Service Providers 5.70 5.45 4.43 4.69 0.00 5.27
  Total Electric Industry 5.70 5.45 4.75 4.69 0.00 5.34
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.54
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.07
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 6.11 4.23 4.94 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 6.11 4.88 4.94 0.00 5.88
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.01 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.57
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 8.47 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.47
  Full-Service Providers 6.31 6.06 4.25 0.00 6.45 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 6.31 6.07 4.76 0.00 6.45 5.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.37
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 1,600.00 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.28
  Full-Service Providers 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.89 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.44
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.03 5.21 0.00 0.00 5.17
  Full-Service Providers 6.54 6.33 4.13 0.00 6.44 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 6.54 6.33 4.27 0.00 6.44 5.87
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.93 0.54 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.14 5.66 0.00 0.00 5.62
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.64 4.26 0.00 5.93 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.63 4.44 0.00 5.93 6.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Cowlitz County, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 14   (7.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 23   (11.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 31   (15.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 25   (12.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 22   (11.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 27   (13.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 6   (3.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 13   (6.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (2.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 5   (2.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 27   (13.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,817

1 vehicle available : 6,574

2 vehicles available : 1,507

3 vehicles available : 540

4 or more vehicles available : 177

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 516

1 vehicle available : 3,093

2 vehicles available : 7,195

3 vehicles available : 3,533

4 or more vehicles available : 1,058

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 200

1 vehicle available : 934

2 vehicles available : 1,782

3 vehicles available : 1,239

4 or more vehicles available : 718

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 182

1 vehicle available : 1,035

2 vehicles available : 2,971

3 vehicles available : 2,483

4 or more vehicles available : 1,707


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

1-person household:

No workers : 6,768

1 worker : 3,847

2-person household:

No workers : 6,106

1 worker : 5,287

2 workers : 4,002

3-person household:

No workers : 816

1 worker : 1,727

2 workers : 1,968

3 workers : 362

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 762

1 worker : 3,508

2 workers : 3,115

3 or more workers : 993


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 30,700

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3,447

In 3-person carpool : 462

In 4-person carpool : 307

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 285

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 244

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 82

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 115

Bicycle : 163

Walked : 779

Other means : 315

Worked at home : 1,452


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,221

5 to 9 minutes : 4,835

10 to 14 minutes : 7,720

15 to 19 minutes : 6,883

20 to 24 minutes : 4,378

25 to 29 minutes : 1,610

30 to 34 minutes : 3,436

35 to 39 minutes : 726

40 to 44 minutes : 781

45 to 59 minutes : 2,018

60 to 89 minutes : 2,202

90 or more minutes : 1,089


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Cowlitz County, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 55  (31.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 27  (15.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 38  (21.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (5.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 15  (8.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 17  (17.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 29  (29.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 52  (53.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Cowlitz County, Washington

Rail Station(s)


    501 South First Street
    Kelso, Washington 98626

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Cowlitz County, Washington

Employed: 40,149
Unemployed: 2,816



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.7%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 33.5%
  • Other: 61.8%



Water Usage In Cowlitz County, Washington

Ground Water

 
Fresh 5.58 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 5.58 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 164.22 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 164.22 Mgal/d





There are 602 Farms In Cowlitz County, Washington


(updated 2008)



Banks In Cowlitz County, Washington

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Heritage Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 112

Columbia State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $14.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 141

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Twin City Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $43.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1

Keybank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $89m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

Riverview Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $821.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 18

Hometown National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $18.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Cowlitz County, Washington

  • Southwest Washington Regional


    (about 8.1 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Kelso-Longview


    (about 8.1 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Chehalis Centralia


    (about 36.4 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Chehalis Airport


    (about 36.4 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Pearson Field


    (about 38.4 miles in Vancouver, Washington; Airport Code: VUO)

  • Portland International


    (about 41.0 miles in Portland, Oregon; Airport Code: PDX)

  • Portland Hillsboro


    (about 44.7 miles in North Plains, Oregon; Airport Code: HIO)

  • Portland Troutdale


    (about 46.2 miles in Fairview, Oregon; Airport Code: TTD)

  • Astoria Regional


    (about 54.2 miles in Warrenton, Oregon; Airport Code: AST)

  • Olympia Regional


    (about 55.8 miles in Olympia, Washington; Airport Code: OLM)

  • Gray AAF


    (about 63.4 miles in Madigan Hospital, Washington; Airport Code: GRF)

  • Aurora State


    (about 63.9 miles in Aurora, Oregon; Airport Code: FVO)

  • McChord Field


    (about 67.9 miles in Mcchord Afb, Washington; Airport Code: TCM)

  • McChord AFB


    (about 68.0 miles in Parkland, Washington; Airport Code: TCM)

  • Tillamook


    (about 73.1 miles in Netarts, Oregon; Airport Code: VWG)

  • Sanderson Field


    (about 75.6 miles in Shelton, Washington; Airport Code: SHN)

  • Tacoma Narrows


    (about 76.1 miles in Fox Island, Washington; Airport Code: TIW)

  • Bowerman


    (about 78.9 miles in Hoquiam, Washington; Airport Code: HQM)

  • Columbia Gorge Regional/The Dalles Municipal


    (about 85.1 miles in Dallesport, Washington; Airport Code: DLS)

  • The Dalles Municipal


    (about 85.2 miles in Dallesport, Washington; Airport Code: DLS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Cowlitz County, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

65.16%

Carpooled

9.02%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

6.97%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

18.85%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Cowlitz County, Washington, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16,226

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,540

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 853

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,038

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,757

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,673

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7,113

Renter-occupied housing units : 6,061


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,966

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,403

Householder 45 to 54 years : 4,109

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,247

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,780

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,530

Householder 75 years and over : 702

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 253

Householder 35 to 44 years : 228

Householder 45 to 54 years : 870

Householder 55 to 59 years : 850

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,383

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,566

Householder 75 years and over : 3,062


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Less than 10.0 percent : 464

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 892

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,301

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,167

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,494

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 932

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,349

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,471

50.0 percent or more : 3,683

Not computed : 559


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Cowlitz County, Washington)

Built 2010 or later : $225,400

Built 2000 to 2009 : $229,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $175,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $180,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $159,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $168,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $165,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $148,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $154,700


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Cowlitz County, Washington: 67.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Cowlitz County, Washington

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 431 431 $54,111,895
  Two Family 8 16 $1,104,141
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $649,302
  Five or More Family 6 130 $7,193,691
  Total

448 589 $63,059,029
2000        
  Single Family 321 321 $44,199,906
  Two Family 4 8 $769,920
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 152 $7,697,352
  Total

327 481 $52,667,178
2001        
  Single Family 186 186 $28,592,623
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $245,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

187 190 $28,837,623
2002        
  Single Family 250 250 $40,679,229
  Two Family 5 10 $786,459
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $285,000
  Total

256 265 $41,750,688
2003        
  Single Family 325 325 $51,961,243
  Two Family 4 8 $627,896
  Three and Four Family 4 15 $1,153,236
  Five or More Family 8 55 $2,906,638
  Total

341 403 $56,649,013
2004        
  Single Family 370 370 $63,089,481
  Two Family 3 6 $546,780
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $504,200
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

375 384 $64,140,461
2005        
  Single Family 439 439 $83,557,924
  Two Family 8 16 $1,725,002
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $1,422,862
  Five or More Family 2 14 $1,426,670
  Total

453 485 $88,132,458
2006        
  Single Family 619 619 $135,728,466
  Two Family 8 16 $1,797,183
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 64 $8,233,800
  Total

630 699 $145,759,449


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Cowlitz County, WA): $55,556
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cowlitz County): $189,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cowlitz County, Washington

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.1%
Electricity: 69.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 26.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Cowlitz County, Washington

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 28.83%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.32%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 42.42%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.33%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 26.1%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cowlitz County): $0
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Cowlitz County): $690


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Cowlitz County, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Cowlitz County, Washington

Community Home Health/hospice


     Address: 1035 11th Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/1/1977

Psa Healthcare Certified


     Address: 2145 Tibbetts Drive, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/23/1993

Assured Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 1821 Cooks Hill Road #200, Centralia, Washington 98531
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/2/1978

Waterford At Fairway Village


     Address: 2909 Se Village Loop, Vancouver, Washington 98683
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/1/2005

Gentiva Health Svs /vancouver


     Address: 204 Se Stonemill Drive Ste 260, Vancouver, Washington 98684
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/29/1980

Hospitals Close To Cowlitz County, Washington

St John Medical Center


     Address: 1615 Delaware Street, Longview, Washington 98632
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Providence Centralia Hospital


     Address: 914 S Scheuber Road, Centralia, Washington 98531
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

S W Washington Medical Center


     Address: 400 Ne Mother Joseph Place, Vancouver, Washington 98668
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital


     Address: 2211 Ne 139th Street, Vancouver, Washington 98686
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Legacy Emanuel Hospital


     Address: 2801 N Gantenbein Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97227
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Cowlitz County, Washington

Woodland Convalescent Center


     Address: 310 Fourth Street, Woodland, Washington 98674
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Frontier Rehab & Extended Care


     Address: 1500 3rd Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 71%

Northwest Continuum Care Ctr


     Address: 128 Beacon Hill Drive, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Evergreen Americana Health & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 917 7th Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Evergreen Park Royal Health &


     Address: 910 16th Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: Not Avai%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Cowlitz County, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 165 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Cowlitz County, Washington

    Retired Workers: 12,595
    Disabled Workers: 3,350
    Widowers Workers: 2,000
    Spouses Workers: 1,475
    Children Workers: 1,430


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Cowlitz County, Washington


Charges


Housing & Community Development: $3,000
Parks & Recreation: $303,000
Sewerage: $5,992,000
Solid Waste Management: $4,675,000
All Other: $6,306,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $8,000
Other Natural Resources: $11,000
All Other: $645,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $1,000
General Support: $271,000
Health & Hospitals: $5,510,000
Highways: $5,162,000
Housing & Community Development: $139,000
All Other: $3,204,000


Local Intergovernmental


Education: $13,000
Health & Hospitals: $5,022,000
Highways: $241,000
All Other: $3,411,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $7,019,000
Corrections - Other: $1,784,000
Financial Administration: $3,358,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $6,179,000
Central Staff Services: $467,000
General Public Buildings: $1,782,000
Health Services - Other: $11,619,000
Regular Highways: $6,382,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,542,000
Natural Resources - Other: $260,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,453,000
Police Protection: $5,053,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $31,000
Sewerage: $2,731,000
Solid Waste Management: $2,119,000
General - Other: $2,716,000
Gas Utilities: $13,000


Construction


Air Transportation: $104,000
Correctional Institutions: $76,000
Financial Administration: $1,000
Fire Protection: $9,000
Regular Highways: $1,560,000
Housing & Community Development: $11,000
Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
Parks & Recreation: $8,000
General: $6,249,000


Other Capital Outlay


Judicial: $54,000
Regular Highways: $2,818,000
Natural Resource - Other: $279,000
Police Protection: $57,000
Sewerage: $6,000


General


Interest On Debt: $2,547,000


Tax


Property: $22,046,000
Total General Sales: $6,287,000
Public Utilities: $718,000
Other Selective Sales: $394,000
Motor Vehicle License: $559,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $430,000
Other License: $1,283,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $880,000
Severance: $1,368,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $270,000
Property Sale Other: $2,122,000
Interest Earnings: $2,066,000
Fines & Forfeits: $938,000
Rents: $517,000
Donations From Private Sources: $136,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,025,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $331,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $943,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $41,962,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $26,209,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,115,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,303,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $60,054,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,242,000


(updated 2006)



Cowlitz County, Washington Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 50.83%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.60%
  • Other 1.57%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Cowlitz County, Washington citizens.

Relocation to Cowlitz County, WA

8.09 % of Cowlitz County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $42,614

Washington Average 7.86 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $22,864

Washington Average 0.26 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cowlitz County, WA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Clark County , WA 2.34 % ($49,107 AGI )
  • Lewis County , WA 0.41 % ($31,667 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.36 % ($48,427 AGI )
  • Columbia County , OR 0.36 % ($44,664 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.33 % ($51,081 AGI )
  • Washington County , OR 0.19 % ($42,391 AGI )
  • Pierce County , WA 0.18 % ($40,317 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.14 % ($42,152 AGI )
  • Clackamas County , OR 0.13 % ($51,909 AGI )
  • Thurston County , WA 0.11 % ($27,568 AGI )

Relocation away from Cowlitz County, WA

6.15 % of Cowlitz County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,471

Washington Average 7.07 %

0.08 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $18,760

Washington Average 0.16 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cowlitz County, WA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Clark County , WA 1.43 % ($39,585 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.32 % ($33,898 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.27 % ($40,674 AGI )
  • Lewis County , WA 0.26 % ($34,494 AGI )
  • Pierce County , WA 0.19 % ($31,141 AGI )
  • Thurston County , WA 0.19 % ($42,349 AGI )
  • Columbia County , OR 0.16 % ($35,673 AGI )
  • Washington County , OR 0.15 % ($37,380 AGI )
  • Spokane County , WA 0.14 % ($23,217 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.11 % ($39,600 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Washington

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Washington

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Cowlitz County, Washington is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Cowlitz County, Washington


On 03/28/1985, a tornado touched down 7.28 miles from the center of Cowlitz County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 06/06/2004, a tornado touched down 10.56 miles from the center of Cowlitz County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 11/10/1965, a tornado touched down 10.8 miles from the center of Cowlitz County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 (with large hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 11/10/1965, a tornado touched down 10.8 miles from the center of Cowlitz County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 (with large hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 11/10/1965, a tornado touched down 10.8 miles from the center of Cowlitz County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Cowlitz County, Washington

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/24/2007, 04:30 am 0 0 $5K --
04/13/2003, 06:00 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Heavy Rain        
05/27/2004, 03:40 pm 0 4 -- --
         
Heavy Snow        
02/24/1994, 03:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Cowlitz County, Washington

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2004-06-06 1 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1985-03-28 -- 20 1 0 0 $25K --
  1965-11-10 -- 33 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1965-11-10 -- 17 -- 0 0 $3K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Cowlitz County, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Washington

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,557 18,790 19,798 20,016 19,112 20,403 20,183 21,008 18,270 18,712


(updated 2014)



Jails in Cowlitz County, Washington


  • Cowlitz County Jail


    312 S.w. 1st Avenue, Kelso, WA 98626
    Capacity: 220
    Confined: 248
    Avg. Population: 251


(updated 2006)



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