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The Freeland CDP(1) had a population of 2,335 as of July 1, 2022. 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 48.0095 and longitude -122.526 in Island County. The formal boundaries for the Freeland Census Designated Place 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 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 South Whidbey Island Division of Island County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Freeland: Newell.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Freeland, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 2,335 (100%)
Population in Households 2,332 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,770 (75.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 602
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $88,533
Average Household Income $116,551
% of Income for Mortgage4 29%
Per Capita Income $54,614
Wealth Index5 141


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 897 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $487,010
Average Home Value $548,662
Housing Affordability Index3 93


Total Households 1,106
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.62% 0.87%
Households 1.52% 0.84%
Families   0.89%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   3.10%
Owner Occupied HU   1.07%

Freeland, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freeland to the other 639 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 54th
Population Density # 398 38th
Median Household Income # 219 66th
Housing Affordability Index # 263 41st
Per Capita Income # 102 84th
Diversity Index # 533 17th

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