Vader, WA Population

Population: 590. Estimated population in July 2020: 612 (+3.7% change)
Males: 291 (49.3%), Females: 299 (50.7%)

Lewis County

Zip code: 98593

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $30,750
Median house value: $92,600

Races in Vader:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.1%), Irish (13.1%), United States (9.2%), English (9.0%), Swedish (5.9%), Danish (2.7%).

Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vader

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vader city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

4.7% Foreign born (4.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +175 (+42.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vader:

  • HOSPICE CARE CENTER HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACEHEALTH ST JOHN MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE CENTRALIA HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; CENTRALIA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vader:

  • OLYMPIA (about 40 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 54 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 61 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Vader:

  • TOLEDO-WINLOCK ED CARLSON MEMORIAL FIELD (about 12 miles; TOLEDO, WA; Abbreviation: TDO)
  • CHEHALIS-CENTRALIA (about 19 miles; CHEHALIS, WA; Abbreviation: CLS)
  • KELSO-LONGVIEW (about 21 miles; KELSO, WA; Abbreviation: KLS)

Amtrak station near Vader:

  • 19 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 Vader:

  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 17 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 56 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 58 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 60 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 62 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)

Public primary/middle school in Vader:

  • VADER ELEMENTARY (Students: 66; Location: 704 D ST; Grades: KG – 06)