Fruit Valley Facts

 FV Elementary Garden
Neighborhood Overview
  • Originally developed as wartime housing to support the Kaiser Shipyards
  • One of, if not the largest intact collection of WWII housing on the west coast
  • Home to the only community center located in a city park in Vancouver, WA
  • Long history of agriculture
  • Now residents are surrounded by industrial zoned property
  • More than 60% of residences are rentals
  • Fruit Valley School has over 85% free and reduced lunch students
  • Average income of less than $30,000.00 for a family of four
  • Nonetheless, a proud community dedicated to making a better future together