Based on per capita income, one of the more reliable measures of affluence, Brush Prairie ranks 57th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.
Based on 1900-2008 data, Brush Prairie sits in a microclimate known as the Clark County Snow Belt. In this region, prairie effect snowfall can and often does occur, giving Brush Prairie an enhanced snowfall average compared to many other communities in the Portland metropolitan area.
There were 868 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.3% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $59,408, and the median income for a family was $71,793. Males had a median income of $47,708 versus $40,533 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,605. About 2.4% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.
Sad News about Ken Hollis - the High Scoring Batsman ; LOOKING BACK: Sons Alan and Michael Write in after His Recent Passing Away
Jun 23, 2012; AFTER reading the 50 Years Ago section of Looking Back on June 15, Alan and Michael Hollis wrote in with some sad news about...