Castle Rock, WA Population

Population: 2,130. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,104 (-1.2% change)
Males: 985 (46.2%), Females: 1,145 (53.8%)

Cowlitz County

Zip code: 98611

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $37,212
Median house value: $98,100

Races in Castle Rock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • American Indian (3.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.6%)

Ancestries: German (19.1%), United States (14.1%), English (13.0%), Irish (11.2%), Norwegian (5.2%), French (4.6%).

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Castle Rock

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castle Rock city

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +82 (+4.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Castle Rock:

  • HOSPICE CARE CENTER HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACEHEALTH ST JOHN MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE CENTRALIA HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; CENTRALIA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Castle Rock:

  • OLYMPIA (about 48 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • PORTLAND INTL (about 53 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
  • GRAY AAF (about 60 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Castle Rock:

  • KELSO-LONGVIEW (about 11 miles; KELSO, WA; Abbreviation: KLS)
  • TOLEDO-WINLOCK ED CARLSON MEMORIAL FIELD (about 16 miles; TOLEDO, WA; Abbreviation: TDO)
  • CHEHALIS-CENTRALIA (about 28 miles; CHEHALIS, WA; Abbreviation: CLS)
Amtrak station near Castle Rock:

  • 10 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle Rock:

  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 10 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 47 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 49 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 55 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 58 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)

Schools

Public high school in Castle Rock:

  • CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 448; Location: 5180 WESTSIDE HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Castle Rock:

  • CASTLE ROCK ELEMENTARY (Students: 581; Location: 700 HUNTINGTON AVE S; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CASTLE ROCK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 615 FRONT AVE SW; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Castle Rock:

  • CASTLE ROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,700; Location: 137 COWLITZ ST W.; 15,000 books; 10 audio materials; 75 video materials; 10 serial subscriptions)