Skagit County WA Information


Skagit County Subdivisions

Skagit County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 123,393
Daytime Population: Workers 53,936
Daytime Population: Residents 70,064
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 124,000
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 121,754
Population in Familes 97,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,639
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $60,234
Average Household Income $79,200
Per Capita Income $30,964


Total Housing Units 53,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,890 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,658 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,139 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $307,710
Average Home Value $381,045


Total Households 47,548
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 31,858
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 0.75% 0.84%
Households 0.59% 0.74%
Families 0.53% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


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, 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 # 11 74th
Population Density # 13 69th
Diversity Index # 13 72nd
Median Household Income # 9 79th
Per Capita Income # 12 72nd

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