Skagit County WA Information


Skagit County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 120,807
Population in Households 119,183
Population in Familes 95,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,624
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 46,784
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 31,340
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 53,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,419 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,365 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,784 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $296,031
Average Home Value $364,742


Median Household Income $57,201
Average Household Income $74,055
Per Capita Income $29,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.7%
Households 0.43% 0.64%
Families 0.35% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Skagit County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skagit County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents 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 # 11 74th
Population Density1 # 14 67th
Diversity Index2 # 12 72nd
Median Household Income # 9 79th
Per Capita Income # 11 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.