Friday Harbor, Washington

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Population in 2017: 2,407 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.0%
 
Males: 1,013  (42.1%)
Females: 1,394  (57.9%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98250.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,987 (it was $35,139 in 2000)
Friday Harbor:

$52,987
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,315 (it was $19,792 in 2000)

Friday Harbor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $346,919 (it was $172,500 in 2000)
Friday Harbor:

$346,919
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $663,772; detached houses: $699,968; townhouses or other attached units: $546,071; in 2-unit structures: $228,314; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $364,963; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,784; mobile homes: $243,696; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $132,973

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,043.

March 2019 cost of living index in Friday Harbor: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Friday Harbor, WA (2017)
    • 2,03081.3%White alone
    • 32513.0%Hispanic
    • 753.0%Two or more races
    • 341.4%Asian alone
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone

Races in Friday Harbor detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Friday Harbor, Washington as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Friday Harbor is 2,342 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (10.7%), Irish (8.9%), Norwegian (8.7%), European (8.0%), English (5.2%), American (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 91 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,776 people per square mile   (low).

Friday Harbor, Washington map

208 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 1.0% North America).

This town:

8.3%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,930 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,548 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (29.4 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (70.7 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1027.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

San Juan, WA (1.5 miles ),
Lopez, WA (2.6 miles ),
Orcas, WA (3.1 miles ),
Anacortes, WA (4.3 miles ),
Lummi Island, WA (4.5 miles ),
Whidbey Island Station, WA (4.6 miles ),
Ault Field, WA (4.7 miles ),
North Whidbey, WA (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 48.54 N, Longitude: 123.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Friday Harbor, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Friday Harbor, WA in 2017
Friday Harbor satellite photo by USGS

Friday Harbor tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +460 (+30.1%).
Most common industries in Friday Harbor, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.8%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Friday Harbor, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Carpenters (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)

Average climate in Friday Harbor, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Friday Harbor, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.263. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 16.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.31
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Friday Harbor-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Friday Harbor center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from Friday Harbor center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Juan County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Friday Harbor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Friday Harbor:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SAN JUAN ISLANDS (660 SPRING STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Friday Harbor:

  • CAMP ORKILA (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; EASTSOUND, WA)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Friday Harbor:

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Amtrak station near Friday Harbor:

  • 17 miles: VICTORIA (1000A WHARF ST.) - Ferry/Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friday Harbor:

  • Western Washington University (about 29 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 13,875)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 31 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 34 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Peninsula College (about 35 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Everett Community College (about 53 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 60 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 63 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Public high schools in Friday Harbor:

Private high school in Friday Harbor:

  • SPRING STREET INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 69, Location: 505 SPRING ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Friday Harbor:

Private elementary/middle school in Friday Harbor:

  • STILLPOINT SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 775 PARK ST, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Friday Harbor

Library in Friday Harbor:

  • SAN JUAN ISLAND LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $856,915; Location: 1010 GUARD STREET; 54,632 books; 450 e-books; 2,336 audio materials; 4,029 video materials; 31 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 184 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Friday Harbor: Old American Legion Hall (A), San Juan Island Transfer Station Solid Waste Facility (B), Friday Harbor Ferry Landing (C), Friday Harbor Sewage Treatment Plant (D), San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services (E), Islands Convalescent Center (F), Friday Harbor Fire Department (G), San Juan County Courthouse Annex (H), San Juan County Courthouse (I), Whale Museum (J), San Juan Islands Museum of Art (K), San Juan Historical Museum (L), San Juan Island Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Friday Harbor include: Saint Francis Parish Catholic Church (A), Saint David's Episcopal Church (B), Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Trout Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: ORCA Adoption Program (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 62 1st Street) (1), An Intriguing Method of Re-Connecting With Nature (Nature Centers; Post Office Box 1605) (2), Interior Department of Nat'l Park (Recreation Areas; 650 Mullis Street) (3), San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau (1 Front Street) (4), San Juan Sightseeing Charters (Cannery Lndg) (5), The Whale Museum (62 1st Street) (6), Center for Whale Research (Tours & Charters; Po Box 1577) (7), Chiron Charters (Tours & Charters; 2011 Egg Lake Road) (8), Discovery Sea Kayaks (Tours & Charters; 1 Spring) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Lonesome Cove Resort (416 Lonesome Cove Road) (1), Mar Vista Resort (1601A False Bay Drive) (2), Friday Harbor Suites (680 Spring Street) (3), Funk & Junk Islands Auction CO (85 Nichols Street) (4), Best Western Friday Harbor Ste (680 Spring Street) (5), Friday Harbor House (130 West St) (6), Lakedale Resort (4313 Roche Harbor Road) (7), ORCA Inn (770 Mullis Street) (8), Nichols Street Suites (85 Nichols Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: San Juan County - Juvenile Court Services- Friday Harbor (350 Court Street Suite 4) (1), San Juan County - Superior Court- Administrator-Tues Thru Fri (Administrator Tuesda) (2), San Juan County - Superior Court- Law & Motion Day-Mon Am (350 Court Street Suite 7) (3), San Juan County - District Court (350 Court Street) (4), San Juan County - District Court Probation (305 Court Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Friday Harbor and their reported violations in the past:

DUCK SOUP INN (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CATTLE POINT WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 63, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKEDALE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 39, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2010
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2007)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
HANNAH HEIGHTS #2 WATER USERS ASSN (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Friday Harbor that have no violations reported:

  • ENGLISH CAMP (Population served: 233, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAPE SAN JUAN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 158, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MINERAL POINT COMMUNITY CLUB (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • KANAKA BAY PARK (Population served: 12, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

47.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.2%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Friday Harbor in 2010:

  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in Friday Harbor in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Friday Harbor (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Friday Harbor Branch at 305 Argyle Ave, branch established on 1956/04/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Friday Harbor Branch at 95 Second Street, branch established on 1993/01/15. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Whidbey Island Bank: Friday Harbor Branch at 535 Market Street, branch established on 2005/01/05. Info updated 2010/09/27: Bank assets: $1,668.6 mil, Deposits: $1,471.8 mil, headquarters in Coupeville, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Banking Company
  • Islanders Bank: at 225 Blair Street, branch established on 1981/07/07. Info updated 2011/04/22: Bank assets: $231.5 mil, Deposits: $200.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Friday Harbor:

Marital status in Friday Harbor, WA
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Friday Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Friday Harbor
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Friday Harbor, WA (based on San Juan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,0173
Evangelical Protestant7359
Mainline Protestant7178
Other3767
None10,924-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
San Juan County:

8.56 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
San Juan County:

23.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Friday Harbor:

47.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Friday Harbor:

28.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Friday Harbor:

23.5%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Friday Harbor:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Friday Harbor:

34.8%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Friday Harbor:

52.6%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Friday Harbor:

76.1%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Friday Harbor, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 5$24,509$58,8220$0
Other and Unallocable 5$27,980$67,1520$0
Water Supply 5$28,171$67,6100$0
Streets and Highways 4$18,835$56,5050$0
Solid Waste Management 4$16,919$50,7570$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,251$81,0048$10,206
Financial Administration 3$16,931$67,7240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,879$46,5480$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$157,475$62,9908$10,206

Friday Harbor government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $714,000 ($296.63)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,277,000 ($530.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,254,000 ($520.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $748,000 ($310.76)
    Regular Highways: $575,000 ($238.89)
    General - Other: $414,000 ($172.00)
    Central Staff Services: $412,000 ($171.17)
    Financial Administration: $176,000 ($73.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($32.82)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($31.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($4.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $306,000 ($127.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $350,000 ($145.41)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $263,000 ($109.26)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $83,000 ($34.48)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($32.82)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($5.82)
    Other - Sewerage: $12,000 ($4.99)
    Other - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($4.15)
    Other - General - Other: $8,000 ($3.32)
    Other - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.66)
    Other - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $733,000 ($304.53)
    Water Utilities: $306,000 ($127.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($30.74)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($28.67)
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000 ($13.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($4.15)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($2.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,120,000 ($880.76)

Friday Harbor government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,487,000 ($1033.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $976,000 ($405.48)
    Other: $24,000 ($9.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($35.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $410,000 ($170.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $103,000 ($42.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $78,000 ($32.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($12.05)
    Rents: $20,000 ($8.31)
    Sale of Property: $18,000 ($7.48)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,897,000 ($788.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $376,000 ($156.21)
    Other: $169,000 ($70.21)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($11.22)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,860,000 ($772.75)
    Property: $480,000 ($199.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $473,000 ($196.51)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $135,000 ($56.09)
    Other License: $103,000 ($42.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $25,000 ($10.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($4.57)

Friday Harbor government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,590,000 ($3568.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,648,000 ($3177.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,883,000 ($782.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $941,000 ($390.94)

7.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($132,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  1.37% ($158,610 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  0.48% ($57,086)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.30% ($64,318)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($77,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.14% ($77,476 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.49% ($54,143)
to Skagit County, WA  0.43% ($47,419)
Businesses in Friday Harbor, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Best Western1RadioShack1
FedEx3UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in Friday Harbor:

  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Friday Harbor:

  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUGS (89.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Friday Harbor:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)

Friday Harbor fatal accident list:

Nov 2, 2016 05:50 PM, Reed St, N 2nd St, Lat: 48.535453, Lon: -123.018867, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1993 00:45 AM, Malcomst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • $2,333,000Total costs
  • 5,174Total average daily traffic
  • 154Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,940Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 55 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Friday Harbor, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.0%), and Outside Fires (40.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Friday Harbor, WA
    • 21845.0%Structure Fires
    • 19840.9%Outside Fires
    • 5210.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 163.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Friday Harbor, WA
Most common first names in Friday Harbor, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5075.5 years
Robert3975.3 years
William3874.9 years
James3576.9 years
Helen3481.8 years
Mary2981.9 years
Margaret2884.7 years
Charles2077.3 years
Edward2078.2 years
Dorothy1984.2 years
Most common last names in Friday Harbor, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2275.5 years
Johnson1371.2 years
Brown1281.5 years
Rogers1175.5 years
Carter1184.2 years
Anderson1181.7 years
Jones985.2 years
Lawson974.6 years
Boyce983.4 years
King885.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Friday Harbor, WA
  • 62.4%Electricity
  • 20.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 6.6%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Friday Harbor, WA
  • 79.8%Electricity
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Friday Harbor compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Friday Harbor on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Jonathan David Murphy (10)
  • Charles Sink (6)
  • Jon D. Murphy (4)
  • Jonathan D. Murphy (3)
  • Grant Calverley (2)
  • Richard Brass (2)
  • John Wasem Laprade (2)
  • Travis Ayers (2)
  • Grant Howard Calverley (2)
  • Alfred D. Commins (2)

Total of 52 patent applications in 2008-2021.