Island County

Island County, Washington

PO Box 5000
Coupeville, WA 98239
Phone: (360) 679-7354
Fax: (360) 679-7381

In northwestern WA, bounded on the north by Deception Pass, on the east by Skagit Bay, on the south by Admiralty Inlet, and on the west by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Organized Jan 6, 1853 (prior to statehood) from either King County or Thurston County. Name Origin: So named because the county is wholly composed of islands

Area (sq mi):: 517.39 (land 208.43; water 308.95) Population per square mile: 380.20
Population 2005: 79,252 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 10.80%; 1990-2000 18.90% Population 2000: 71,558 (White 85.10%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 4.20%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 6.40%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $21,472; median household $45,513; Population below poverty level: 7.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,567-$28,278
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 28.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oak Harbor (21,660)

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