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Discover New Homes in Vancouver


With a beautiful waterfront location, Vancouver is known for its outdoor recreation. Popular beaches like Surprise and Cottonwood and parks like the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Waterfront Renaissance, and Silver Star Mountain, show off the city’s remarkable sights. Residents also enjoy the small-town feel while taking advantage of every big-city amenity nearby. 

For those considering a new home in Vancouver, look no further than LGI Homes! We're a leading builder providing affordable homes throughout the area. Visit one of our new home communities in person to see the value packed into every home we build. Then, choose from a three-, four-, or five-bedroom home with a structural warranty to call your own.

Discover Vancouver

  • #10 '10 Best Places to Retire in Washington for 2022' (HomeSnacks)
  • #11 '2022 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities' (Niche)
  • The Vancouver Farmers Market features 250 vendors
  • Fantastic Museums such as Clark County Historical Museum, Pearson Air Museum & Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
  • Major attractions include Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Esther Short Park and Playground, Kiggins Theatre & Vancouver Lake Regional Park 
  • Major employers are WaferTech, Wells Fargo & Co, SEH America, Safeway, Hewlett Packard & Fort James Corporation 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.

When was Vancouver, Washington incorporated?

Vancouver became one of the first incorporated cities in Washington state on January 23, 1857, 32 years after the city's establishment near Fort Vancouver.

Where is Vancouver located?

Vancouver is in the southwest region of Washington state, on the banks of the Columbia River near the border with Oregon. The city is roughly ten miles from Portland, Oregon, making it a part of the larger Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Are people moving to Vancouver?

Yes, Vancouver is a popular place to move to in the Northwest. The city recently surpassed Portland in terms of population growth due to the area's affordability, economy and livability. In 2022, recognized the city as the 11th-best place for outdoor activities. 

Are there any good spots for outdoor recreation in Vancouver?

Vancouver has numerous parks and trails that offer a wide range of outdoor activities. Some notable locations include the Vancouver Lake Regional Park, the Waterfront Renaissance Trail, Frenchman's Bar Regional Park and the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway.


What are the most prominent industries in Vancouver?

Vancouver's economy is diversified, with several industries contributing to the city's economy. The most prominent sectors in Vancouver include healthcare, education, hospitality, technology, financial services, manufacturing, construction, professional and information services and retail. 

Which county is Vancouver in?

Vancouver is the county seat and the largest city in Clark County. Clark County is in the south-central part of Washington state, bordering Oregon. 


What are some prominent cities located near Vancouver?

Vancouver is near several notable cities such as Portland, Oregon (about 10 miles south); Seattle, Washington (approximately 160 miles north); Salem, Oregon (about 60 miles southwest); Olympia, Washington (around 110 miles north); and Tacoma, Washington (approximately 135 miles north).

Is there an airport near Vancouver?

Yes, the closest major airport to Vancouver is the Portland International Airport (PDX) in Portland, Oregon. PDX is about 10 miles south of Vancouver and is a central Pacific Northwest transportation hub.

What is the population of Vancouver?

As of April 2020, the estimated population of Vancouver was around 190,915; in July 2022, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that Vancouver had roughly 194,512 residents. 

What family-friendly attractions are there in Vancouver?

Vancouver offers several family-friendly attractions, including the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, the Pearson Field Education Center, the Water Resources Education Center, Beaver Marsh, Bi-Zi Farms, Cedar Creek Grist Mill and the Vancouver Farmers Market. The nearby Oregon Zoo in Portland is another popular attraction. 

What are the educational opportunities in Vancouver?

Vancouver Public Schools serves the city's K-12 students with 21 elementary schools, six middle schools and five high schools. For higher education, the city is home to Washington State University Vancouver, the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, and Clark College, a community college offering a range of associate degrees and certificate programs. There are over 30 public and private colleges in the area, including those in nearby Portland. 

Are there any new homes available in the Vancouver area?

Yes, construction, including new housing, is a significant industry in Vancouver and Clark County. Several national, regional and local home builders have new home communities and new homes for sale in Vancouver. LGI Homes offer numerous opportunities for homebuyers to purchase affordable move-in-ready new homes in Vancouver and the nearby Portland area

How long does moving into a new construction home in Vancouver take?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the timeline for moving into a new construction home has varied from five (5) to six (6) months since the 2000s. Every LGI home is a quick move-in home, meaning homebuyers can move into their new home 30 to 45 days after closing their mortgage. 

What is the food scene like in Vancouver?

Vancouver has a thriving food scene with various restaurants, food trucks and bars offering a variety of cuisines. Notable establishments include Dosalas Latin Kitchen + Tequila Bar, Grassa, Dediko, The Smokin' Oak and The Grocery Cocktail & Socia.

What's the difference between LGI Homes' CompleteHome™ and CompleteHome Plus™ designer upgrade packages?

LGI Homes' CompleteHome™ and CompleteHome Plus™ programs offer homebuyers incredible value and modern upgrades. Each package provides designer upgrades, integrated technology, chef-ready kitchens and high-end appliances; the CompleteHome Plus™ program gives homebuyers a higher level of luxury upgrades with nine-foot ceilings, two-toned interior paint, enhanced front-yard landscaping, 42" wood cabinetry, 2" wood blinds in operable windows and more. Learn more by visiting our CompleteHome Plus™ webpage.