Demographics Get to Know Skamania County

Population Growth

Skamania County’s population grew from 9,872 in 2000 to 10,894 in 2009.
Unincorporated areas grew from 8,077 to 8,544.
The City of North Bonneville grew from 595 to 880.
The City of Stevenson grew from 1,200 to 1,470.
64.6% of the population is between the ages of 18-64; 22.4% is under 18 while 13.0% is 65 years and older.

64.4% of the population is between the ages of 18-64; 26.6% is under 18 while
11.0% is 65 years and older.

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Skamania County’s annual average wage in 2009 was $31,361.

Source: Washington State Employment Security Department


Seventy-four percent of Skamania County residents are homeowners according the 2000 US Census Bureau. Home ownership in the County compare favorably to similar areas and larger urban areas. The state average in 2000 was 64.6%, nearly 10% lower than in Skamania County.