The weather is relatively mild in comparison to other U.S. States. In Western Washington summers rarely rise about 80° and winters seldom go below 45° during the day. Annual rainfall in Vancouver, Washington is around 42 inches per year. Washington State’s geography has everything to offer, with 7 unique regions characterized by diverse landscapes. There you’ll find rugged Pacific Coastlines, rolling hills among many crystal-clear rivers and lakes, the volcanic peaks of the Cascades, desert prairies among grandiose canyons, and densely lush forests of conifers. Washington is home to five nations forest: Colville, Gifford Pinchot, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie, Okanogan-Wenatchee, and Olympic.
Washington has a resilient economy because of its diversification in key industries such as: Aerospace, Agriculture, Clean Technology, Creative Technology, Forests Products, Information Technology, Life Science, Maritime, Tourism, and more. The State is home to more than half a million businesses and continually ranks among the nations very best for businesses and workers. It’s also one of the fastest growing states in the country due to its booming job market, thriving tech scene, natural wonders, good quality of life and relatively low cost of living.
Located on the north bank of the Columbia River, Vancouver is rich in natural beauty and urban amenities. The city was founded in 1825 and is part of the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area. It is the fourth largest city in Washington State with a population of 200,000 residents. Vancouver consistently ranks year over year among the top 100 cities to live in the U.S. Well known for it’s strong job market, excellent schools, low cost of living, and plenty of outdoor activities, Vancouver offers a high quality of life.
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