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Bay View, Washington - Basic Facts

The Bay View Census Designated Place had a population of 751 as of July 1, 2017. Bay View ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bay View is located at latitude 48.487 and longitude -122.4626 in Skagit County. The formal boundaries for the Bay View Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Skagit County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Bay View Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407809) 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 Bay View Census Designated Place is located within Bay View Division of Skagit County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bay View population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay View: Bayview.

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Bay View, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 751
Daytime Population: Workers 99
Daytime Population: Residents 366
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 465
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 749
Population in Familes 645
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 289
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $89,163
Average Household Income $125,212
Per Capita Income $49,755


Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $529,762
Average Home Value $602,930


Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 1.15%
Households 0.91% 1.0%
Families 1.31% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Bay View, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay View to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 422 33rd
Population Density # 493 22nd
Diversity Index # 505 20th
Median Household Income # 90 86th
Per Capita Income # 42 93rd

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