How can this be? Clark County turned back Porkland's efforts to ram light rail into their area, and they don't even have streetcars. They're not even building condo bunkers and crapartments everywhere over there, yet they've been growing faster than Porkland.
Clark County, Wash. — Over the last five years Clark County has grown faster than Portland.
Numbers released by the census bureau this week show the county added more than 25,000 people in the last five years.
By all appearances, people actually want to live in Vancouver and other areas in Clark County. Meanwhile, as noted here previously, hipsters are starting to move out of Portland - and they're not alone; we've begun packing things up over here, and I'll be renting a storage unit for the stuff a little later today. Assuming that we can find somebody stupid enough to want to buy a house in Portland/Multnomah County, we hope to move into Washington County by summer.
Thankfully, the hipsters are moving to Detroit. Motor City's welcome to them.