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Camas is a city in Clark County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.

The community was named for Camassia esculenta, an onion-like plant much loved by Indians

The latitude of Camas is 45.587N. The longitude is -122.398W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 75 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,976.


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Median household income
Local
$60,187
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Camas demographic reports
Camas is on the Columbia River
Former and merged names include:
· La Camas
· Las Camas
Grew as a paper-manufacturing center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
616 NE 4th Ave.
Camas, WA 98607

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20% of Camas residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Camas ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Camas was $27,267, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Camas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Camas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $575.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,534.


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Libraries in Camas include Camas Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Camas include Camas-Washougal

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Clark County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Camas political report.

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The average commute time for Camas workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Camas between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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