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West Clarkston-Highland, Washington
CDP
Location of West Clarkston-Highland, Washington
Location of West Clarkston-Highland, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Asotin
Area
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,265
 • Density 1,763.5/sq mi (680.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
FIPS code 53-77297

West Clarkston-Highland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Asotin County, Washington, United States. It is part of the Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,265 at the 2010 census.

Geography

West Clarkston-Highland is located at 46°24′8″N 117°3′32″W / 46.40222°N 117.05889°W / 46.40222; -117.05889 (46.402205, -117.058971).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (6.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 2,851
1970 3,797 33.2%
1980 3,683 −3.0%
1990 3,913 6.2%
2000 4,707 20.3%
2010 2,265 −51.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,707 people, 1,994 households, and 1,328 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,763.5 people per square mile (680.7/km²). There were 2,160 housing units at an average density of 809.2/sq mi (312.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.99% White, 0.17% African American, 1.44% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.81% from other races, and 2.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.00% of the population.

There were 1,994 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 23.8% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,311, and the median income for a family was $31,673. Males had a median income of $29,349 versus $20,918 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,762. About 15.7% of families and 18.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.9% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.


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