Vancouver, WA Movers

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Moving to Vancouver

Not to be confused with Canada’s famous city, Vancouver, WA is a mid-size city just north of Portland, OR. Not only does Vancouver have a long history dating back to 1825; it’s also one of the top places to live in America for families, with amazing schools and plenty of work opportunities.

Looking for the best movers near you in Vancouver? PDX Movers hires only the best local movers, and our commitment to excellent customer service has earned us hundreds of 5-star reviews. When you need a local moving company you can rely on, PDX Movers is here for you.

Vancouver has a flourishing local economy, but the city’s ideal location just 15 minutes from Portland means that local residents have even more opportunities for professional success. More than 81,000 people work in the city itself, where the chief industries are healthcare, manufacturing and retail trade. Nearby Portland is also a hug for tech companies, making the area perfect for professionals with many different occupations.

The median household income here is $55,593, and local incomes have been trending upward for the past several years. Housing in the municipality is reasonably priced, with a median home value of $238,300. About half the people living in the area own their homes; the rest choose to rent instead and spend about $1,294 per month on their apartment or condo.

If there’s one thing Vancouver has a ton of, it’s schools. In total, there are 197 schools in the city, ranging from preschools to public and private high schools. In addition to several highly rated public high schools, the city also has specialized learning environments like Vancouver iTech Preparatory School and the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. The city is also home to the Washington State School for the Deaf!

Despite the Pacific Northwest’s rainy reputation, this community actually gets less rain than other popular cities in the US like Boston or Atlanta. The average temperature ranges from 35-73 degrees, creating a mild climate that appeals to families who want to avoid heavy snowfall but don’t enjoy sweltering heat. Though there isn’t too much rain, Vancouver does have plenty of clouds, so you’ll want to take advantage of the 164 sunny days per year.

Moving Services

The first question most people ask us is “Why should I hire movers?” It makes sense. Most folks think moving can be a DIY job– just grab a couple of friends and a truck, and you’re good to go! In reality, moving comes with numerous logistics, scheduling and, of course, labor concerns that need to be navigated with care for a stress-free moving experience.

Hiring a local Vancouver moving company takes that burden off your shoulders, allowing you to focus on your new home or city instead! From packing to transport to help setting up in your new home, our comprehensive local moving services cover every step of your transition. Each of our team members is highly qualified and trained, so you can always be confident that your belongings are in good hands.

Whether you need help settling down the street, or you’re moving long-distance to or from Vancouver, PDX Movers is the best moving company for the job. We offer customized moving solutions to meet your needs and fit any budget, and we’ll be there with you every step of the way to make sure your move goes smoothly.

Need to store your belongings while downsizing or trying to find the perfect home? PDX Movers’ local storage facility near Vancouver is climate controlled and fully staffed to give you peace of mind. We can also store commercial goods and furniture during your business remodel, so you never have to worry about paint and debris ruining your office supplies.

If your business is moving to a new location, let the professional movers and packers on our team handle all the heavy lifting for your commercial move. We have experience with everything from standard office furniture to computers and TV’s, as well as specialized equipment. No matter what you need to be moved, PDX Movers will handle each piece with care and diligence to ensure your business is protected.

Want to learn more about how PDX Movers can make your relocation seamless? Give us a call at (503) 746-8795 to speak with a professional, friendly team member.

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Demographic Info for Vancouver, OR
171,393
Population
36.6 years
Median Age
$238,300
Median Home Value
$55,593
Median Household Income
23.8 mins
Average Commute
50.3%
Own vs. Rent
Schools in Vancouver, WA
14619B NE 49th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682
Type: Other School
14619A NE 49th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682
Type: Elementary School
14015 NE 28th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682
Type: Elementary School
12200 NE 28th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682
Type: High School
12200 NE 28th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682
Type: High School
13501 NE 28th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Vancouver, WA
Casa Colima Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Casa Colima Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
6700 NE 162nd Ave
Vancouver, WA 98682
Yelp Rating for Casa Colima Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Kindee Thai
Kindee Thai
6700 NE 162nd Ave
Vancouver, WA 98682
Yelp Rating for Kindee Thai
Crave Grille
Crave Grille
13025 NE 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98682
Yelp Rating for Crave Grille
Petra House
Petra House
1900 NE 162nd Ave
Vancouver, WA 98684
Yelp Rating for Petra House
Pip's Original Doughnuts & Chai
Pip
4759 NE Fremont St
Portland, OR 97213
Yelp Rating for Pip
Pine State Biscuits
Pine State Biscuits
2204 NE Alberta St
Portland, OR 97211
Yelp Rating for Pine State Biscuits
Things to Do in Vancouver, WA
Pacific Community Park
1515 NE 164th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98684, United States
4.6 
Vancouver Water Resources Education Center
4600 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661, United States
4.6 
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
612 E Reserve St, Vancouver, WA 98661, United States
4.7 
Pearson Air Museum
1115 E 5th St, Vancouver, WA 98661, United States
4.5 
Clark County Historical Museum
1511 Main St, Vancouver, WA 98660, United States
4.5 
Waterfront Renaissance Trail Vancouver WA
115 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661, United States
4.6 

Moving to Vancouver, WA Resources

Congratulations to your move to Vancouver! You are going to love it here. Check out our useful links to help you get settled in.

City of Vancouver, WA Website – Ease into your move with the help at the Official City of Vancouver website

Vancouver, WA Wikipedia Page – Learn more about the City of Vancouver on Wikipedia

Vancouver, WA Facebook Page – Bet you didn’t know that the City of Vancouver has a Facebook page

Vancouver, WA Jobs – Find a job in the Vancouver by working for the City of Vancouver

Jobs in Vancouver, WA – Find employment in Vancouver

Vancouver, WA Real Estate – Need to find a new home in Vancouver? Check out the real estate listings for homes for sale across Vancouver

City of Vancouver, WA Police – Connect with the City of Vancouver police department

City of Vancouver, WA Business – Ease into your move with the help at the Official City of Vancouver website

City of Vancouver, WA YouTube – The City of Vancouver’s official YouTube channel is here to assist with your move to Vancouver

City of Vancouver, WA Twitter – Follow and Tweet with the City of Vancouver while planning your move to Vancouver

Vancouver, WA Rotary – Get involved with the City of Vancouver Rotary (or other club) after your move to Vancouver

BBB Vancouver, WA – City of Vancouver BBB to help you find businesses and services for your move to Vancouver

Vancouver, WA Chamber of Commerce – The hub for connections and business collaboration at the City of Vancouver

Utilities at Vancouver, WA – If you’re moving to Vancouver you will want to get your utilities setup sooner than later

Parks in Vancouver, WA – Bring the family and enjoy the parks in Vancouver

Events in Vancouver, WA – Upcoming events and more throughout the entire city. Go have some fun.

  • Christian and Tom were a great team and a pleasure to work with. They gave us a call half an hour before they were to arrive and were very polite. They were respectful of our home and furniture and thoroughly... read more

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    dinah r.
    5/21/2019

    5 star ratingWe just finished with Tom and Christian and had a great experience. The whole company has been wonderful to work with and Kaari has been so helpful in managing everything. The guys called and let us know when they were... read more

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    Dinah R.
    5/21/2019

    I recently moved all my stuff into storage and I was of course stressed about the move, how to do it, will it all fit? Ryan and Guillermo showed up, parked their truck like pros in an awkward spot and... read more

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    Kristine A.
    5/16/2019

    5 star ratingReasonable pricing, great service. The guys were respectful of my belongings and put together my bed for me which was a huge stressor for me. Charged for it, but it was worth it. No hidden fees

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    Jesse M.
    5/09/2019
  • PDX movers did a fantastic job for us! Kaari, our rep there, took care of everything and made the entire transaction easy. Movers were on time and got everything moved in a timely manner. I would both recommend this company... read more

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    David T.
    4/22/2019

    We hired this company to help us move to our new house. They were on time and worked quickly. They wrapped our heavy furniture and even placed our stuff where we wanted it in our new house. I will definitely... read more

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    Z L.
    4/06/2019

    Gabriel and Tom delivered our vanity today and not only were they on time, but they called ahead to let us know when they would be here to make sure we were ready for them. When they arrived they... read more

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    Jen D.
    3/27/2019

    5 star ratingGabriel and Tom delivered our vanity today and not only were they on time, but they called ahead to let us know when they would be here to make sure we were ready for them.  When they arrived they were... read more

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    Jen D.
    3/27/2019
  • 5 star ratingI used Yelp to request quote from 11 movers available in my area. From the beginning Mike responded all my questions in detail and approached "caring and helpful way" than the others. He offered free no obligation survey to give... read more

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    Ethan K.
    1/22/2019

    5 star ratingBy far the best moving experience I have ever had.
    Mychal,Rikki, Edgar and D work very well together as a team. They are professional, efficient and fun to be working with them. They did exactly what they said they would do...
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    Orville L.
    12/27/2018

    5 star ratingWe needed a King Bed and a couple of pieces of furniture moved from storage unit to our house before Christmas for visiting friends.  PDX movers were able to move our things the next morning ! Ethan and Deron  did... read more

    Greg G. Avatar
    Greg G.
    12/19/2018

    5 star ratingThe movers themselves were incredibly nice and efficient in packing up my entire apartment for a cross-country move, but the real stand out of PDX Movers is David. The company that handled our actually delivery in NYC really managed to... read more

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    Anna C.
    12/14/2018
  • 4 star ratingExcellent customer service, friendly movers, careful with my belongings. Able to do a move on a Sunday, reasonable price. They provided coverings for furniture . I would use them again!

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    Maryam H.
    10/15/2018