Freeland, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Freeland, Washington - Basic Facts

The Freeland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,104 as of July 1, 2016. Freeland ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Freeland is located at latitude 48.0282 and longitude -122.5498 in Island County. The formal boundaries for the Freeland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Island County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Freeland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408260) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Freeland Census Designated Place is located within Central Whidbey Island Division of Island County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Freeland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Freeland: Newell.

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Freeland, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,104
Population in Households 2,088
Population in Familes 1,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 542
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 964
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 605
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 753 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $376,684
Average Home Value $468,983


Median Household Income $56,545
Average Household Income $76,181
Per Capita Income $35,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.55%
Households 0.47% 0.53%
Families 1.6% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Freeland, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freeland to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 304 52nd
Population Density1 # 405 36th
Diversity Index2 # 490 22nd
Median Household Income # 279 56th
Per Capita Income # 123 81st

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