Cathlamet, WA Population

Population: 565. Estimated population in July 2020: 547 (-3.2% change)
Males: 253 (44.8%), Females: 312 (55.2%)

Wahkiakum County

Zip code: 98612

Median resident age: 48.8 years
Median household income: $33,409
Median house value: $107,100

Races in Cathlamet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • American Indian (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Black (0.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (14.9%), German (11.7%), Norwegian (11.0%), English (10.4%), Italian (4.6%), Swedish (3.5%).

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cathlamet

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cathlamet town

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

2.5% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+11.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cathlamet:

  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; ASTORIA, OR)
  • HOSPICE CARE CENTER HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACEHEALTH ST JOHN MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; LONGVIEW, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cathlamet:

  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 34 miles; ASTORIA, OR; Abbreviation: AST)
  • OLYMPIA (about 63 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • PORTLAND INTL (about 70 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cathlamet:

  • VERNONIA AIRFIELD (about 27 miles; VERNONIA, OR; Abbreviation: 05S)
  • KELSO-LONGVIEW (about 36 miles; KELSO, WA; Abbreviation: KLS)
  • SEASIDE MUNICIPAL (about 39 miles; SEASIDE, OR; Abbreviation: 56S)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cathlamet:

  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 29 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 62 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 63 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 66 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)

Schools

Public high school in Cathlamet:

  • WAHKIAKUM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 500 SOUTH 3RD STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Cathlamet:

  • JULIUS A WENDT ELEMENTARY/JOHN C THOMAS MIDDLE SCH (Students: 327; Location: 265 SOUTH THIRD ST; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Cathlamet:

  • CATHLAMET CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $20,725; Location: 100 MAIN ST; 16,846 books; 111 audio materials; 2,223 video materials; 14 serial subscriptions)