Friday Harbor, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Friday Harbor, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Friday Harbor had a population of 2,213 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 2,213
Population in Households 2,173
Population in Familes 1,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 1,042
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $49,551
Average Household Income $67,836
Per Capita Income $31,725


Total Housing Units 1,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 442 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $436,893
Average Home Value $521,189


Total Households 1,053
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 540
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.41%
Households 0.45% 0.41%
Families 1.41% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 2018 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 # 302 52nd
Population Density # 293 53rd
Diversity Index # 192 69th
Median Household Income # 450 28th
Per Capita Income # 268 57th

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