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Friday Harbor, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Friday Harbor had a population of 2,274 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Friday Harbor is located at latitude 48.5339 and longitude -123.019 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Friday Harbor (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Town of Friday Harbor (GNIS ID: 2412659) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Friday Harbor is located within San Juan Island Division of San Juan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Friday Harbor 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 Friday Harbor: Bellvue, Friday's Place, Kanaka's Place.

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


Total Population 2,274
Population in Households 2,223
Population in Familes 1,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 1,071
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 1,068
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 548
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 583 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 485 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 338 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $415,702
Average Home Value $489,648


Median Household Income $43,933
Average Household Income $60,377
Per Capita Income $28,061
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 1.02%
Households 0.82% 0.94%
Families 2.11% 0.9%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Friday Harbor, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friday Harbor 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 # 296 53rd
Population Density1 # 277 56th
Diversity Index2 # 196 69th
Median Household Income # 457 27th
Per Capita Income # 287 54th

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