Area

525,000 sq miles

Currency

US dollars ($)

Canadian dollars ($)

If British Columbia were 100 people

74 would be white

20 would be Asian

3 would be Native American

2 would be Latino

1 would be African American

If Washington & Oregon were 100 people

78 would be white

11 would be Latino

6 would be Asian

3 would be African American

2 would be Native American

Language Spoken

English

Population

15.6 million

Population per Sq Mile

Washington 70, Oregon 40, USA 80

Time

Pacific Standard Time (GMT minus eight; minus seven during daylight saving).

A tiny sliver along the Oregon–Idaho border lies in the Mountain Standard Time zone (GMT minus seven; minus six during daylight saving).