Oak Harbor, Washington

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Population in 2013: 22,136 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 
Males: 10,989  (49.6%)
Females: 11,147  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98277.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,071 (it was $36,641 in 2000)
Oak Harbor:

$47,071
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,244 (it was $16,830 in 2000)

Oak Harbor city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $212,284 (it was $140,300 in 2000)
Oak Harbor:

$212,284
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $221,906; Detached houses: $254,433; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,578; In 2-unit structures: $154,365; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,153; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,961; Mobile homes: $46,230

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,008.

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  • White alone - 14,596 (65.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2,809 (12.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2,557 (11.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,160 (5.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,050 (4.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 329 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 154 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Harbor: 109.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (9.5%), English (7.4%), United States (4.3%), French (3.1%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1915

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 9.10 square miles.

Population density: 2,432 people per square mile   (low).

Oak Harbor,WA real estate house value index trend

Oak Harbor, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Oak Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Harbor city:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

2,864 residents are foreign born (6.1% Asia).

This city:  12.9%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Oak Harbor, Washington as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Harbor to the number of sex offenders is 5,565 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,873 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,483 (0.8%)

Oak Harbor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (31.2 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (48.7 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1007.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Whidbey, WA (1.0 miles ), Ault Field, WA (1.4 miles ), Whidbey Island Station, WA (1.9 miles ), Coupeville, WA (2.3 miles ), Central Whidbey, WA (3.0 miles ), La Conner, WA (3.2 miles ), Swinomish Reservation, WA (3.2 miles ), Camano, WA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 125 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1998: 96 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 1999: 91 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2000: 90 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2002: 129 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2003: 175 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2004: 184 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2005: 146 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2008: 85 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2010: 57 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $248,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.30 N, Longitude: 122.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -366 (-1.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,947 (49.8%)

Area code: 360

Oak Harbor household income distribution Oak Harbor home values distribution

Crime rates in Oak Harbor by Year
Type 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10100000000
per 100,000 4.70.04.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1916101215724811127
per 100,000 88.777.046.954.766.030.2104.034.648.153.531.2
Robberies 54432536233
per 100,000 23.319.218.813.78.821.613.026.08.713.413.4
Assaults 1618292118233442383928
per 100,000 74.786.6136.095.779.399.3147.4181.8166.1173.9124.7
Burglaries 6513712689144104125120107167173
per 100,000 303.5659.1591.0405.4634.1448.9541.9519.5467.8744.8770.4
Thefts 444457409385426403406438389390472
per 100,000 2072.82198.71918.41753.71875.71739.51760.01896.31700.71739.42101.8
Auto thefts 1932232324483818131031
per 100,000 88.7154.0107.9104.8105.7207.2164.777.956.844.6138.0
Arson 57847778495
per 100,000 23.333.737.518.230.830.230.334.617.540.122.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 220.2238.3212.9179.3205.4173.3245.6196.3185.3213.4209.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oak Harbor detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 36 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,494 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Oak Harbor: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oak Harbor, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Oak Harbor-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 126% 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 72.7 miles away from the city 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 83.4 miles away from Oak Harbor 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 69.3 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 89.5 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 52.9 miles away from Oak Harbor 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 44.3 miles away from the city 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 Island County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Harbor topographic map

Birthplace of: Lamont Brightful - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Jan 29, 1979), Patricia McPherson - Film actor, Jerod Turner - Professional golfer, Marti Malloy - Judoka, Michael Harring - Film director.

Main business address for: WASHINGTON BANKING CO (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Oak Harbor:

  • PUGET SOUND KIDNEY CENTER WHIDBEY ISLAND (430 SE MIDWAY BLVD)
  • WHIDBEY ISLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (32650 STATE ROUTE 20 BLDG E)
  • WHIDBEY ISLAND MANOR (235 SOUTHWEST 6TH AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Oak Harbor:

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Amtrak station near Oak Harbor:

  • 18 miles: MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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

  • Skagit Valley College (about 19 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 29 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Western Washington University (about 32 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 36 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 37 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Peninsula College (about 38 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 41 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Public high schools in Oak Harbor:

Private high school in Oak Harbor:

  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 1701 HARNS RD; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oak Harbor:

Private elementary/middle schools in Oak Harbor:

  • OAK HARBOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 675 E WHIDBEY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DER KINDERHUIS MONTESSORI (Students: 146; Location: 900 SE DOCK ST; Grades: PK - 4)
  • WHIDBEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 3; Location: 31830 SR 20; Grades: 8 - 8)
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Notable locations in Oak Harbor: Whidbey Golf and Country Club (A), Staysail Recreational Vehicle Park (B), Oak Harbor Wastewater Lagoon Northeast Cell (C), Oak Harbor Wastewater Lagoon Northwest Cell (D), Oak Harbor Wastewater Lagoon Southeast Cell (E), Oak Harbor Wastewater Lagoon Southwest Cell (F), Oak Harbor Sewage Treatment Plant (G), Naval Region Northwest Fire and Rescue Services (H), Oak Harbor Fire Department (I), YMCA (J), Harbor Tower Village (K), Summer Hill Assisted Living Community (L), Regency on Whidbey (M), Homeplace Special Care Center at Oak Harbor (N), Whidbey Island Manor (O), Oak Harbor Police Department (P), Oak Harbor Fire Department (Q), Oak Harbor City Hall (R), Oak Harbor Library (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Oak Harbor: WASHINGTON BANKING CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oak Harbor include: Living Word Fellowship Church (A), First Reformed Church (B), Oak Harbor Assembly of God Church (C), Lighthouse Christian Center (D), Oak Harbor Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Oak Harbor Lutheran Church (F), Oak Harbor Church of the Nazarene (G), Oak Harbor Southern Baptist Church (H), Saint Augustine's Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Loers Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oak Harbor: Smith Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Sno-Isle Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1000 Southeast Regatta Drive) (1), Deception Pass Vistors Center (40751 Sr 20) (2), Blue Fox Drive-In Theatre (Arcades & Amusements; 1403 N Monroe Landing Rd) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: NetForce Marketing (1715 Brideck Lane) (1), AULD Holland Inn (33575 Sr 20) (2), Elfreeda's (5150 Anglers Haven Drive) (3), North Whidbey Inn (461 Southeast Midway Boulevard) (4), Acorn Motor Inn (31530 State Route 20) (5), Best Western Harbor Plaza (33175 State Route 20) (6), Coachman Inn (32959 State Route 20) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Oak Harbor City - Municipal Court (800 Southeast 8th Avenue) (1), Island County - District Court (800 Southeast 8th Avenue) (2), Island County - District Court Probation (800 Southeast 8th Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 29.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 6.72. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

9.14

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

CAMALOCH ASSOCIATION (Population served: 825, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
COMBINED WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 435, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 28 regular monitoring violations
BON AIR COMMUNITY CLUB, INC. (Population served: 156, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LONG BEACH WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 137, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CAMPO HACIENDA (Population served: 123, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
CAMANO SUNRISE WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 122, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
BUSH POINT TRAC PARK INC (Population served: 116, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMANO SHORES COMMUNITY (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

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

  • CROSSWOODS WATER COMPANY (Population served: 420, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAYVIEW ESTATES WATER COMPANY (Population served: 227, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY PLACE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DECEPTION PARK VIEW (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CORNET BAY HEIGHTS WATER ASSN INC (Population served: 99, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEVRIES ROAD COMMUNITY ASSN (Population served: 76, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMANO SUNRISE WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 76, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DAVIS LANDING WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CRESCENT ACRES WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 64, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BEVERLY BEACH IMPROVEMENT CLUB (Population served: 56, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.0%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 46.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.4% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Oak Harbor in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Oak Harbor in 2000:

  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Oak Harbor, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Oak Harbor compared to Washington state average:

  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with branches in Oak Harbor (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: North Oak Harbor Branch at 901 Ne Midway Blvd, branch established on 1987/06/30; Oak Harbor Branch at 361 Se Pioneer Way, branch established on 1934/09/17. 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
  • Whidbey Island Bank: Oak Harbor Branch at 450 Sw Bayshore Drive, branch established on 1968/02/26; Midway Branch at 675 Ne Midway Blvd, branch established on 1985/07/08. 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
  • Banner Bank: Oak Harbor Branch at 570 Ne Midway Boulevard, branch established on 2007/11/19. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Peoples Bank: Oak Harbor Office at 275 Southeast Pioneer Way, Suite 1, branch established on 2005/05/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,224.9 mil, Deposits: $1,084.6 mil, headquarters in Lynden, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Oak Harbor Safeway Branch at 31565 Street Route 20, branch established on 1991/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Oak Harbor Branch at 90 Se Pioneer Way, branch established on 1986/12/15. 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
  • Washington Federal: Oak Harbor Branch at 1241 Sw Barlow St, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Oak Harbor Branch at 836 Northeast Midway Boulevard, branch established on 1977/10/18. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Harbor, Washington:

  • Best Western Harbor Plaza, 33175 SR 20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 , Phone: (360) 679-4567, Fax: (360) 675-2543
  • North Whidbey Inn, 1175 Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 , Phone: (360) 675-5911
  • Auld Holland Inn, 33575 SR 20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 , Phone: (360) 675-2288, Fax: (360) 675-2817
  • North Whidbey Inn, 461 Se Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 , Phone: (360) 675-5911, Fax: (360) 679-3208
  • Coachman Inn, 32959 SR 20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 , Phone: (360) 675-0727, Fax: (360) 675-1419
  • Candlewood Suites, 33221 State Rt 20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 , Phone: (360) 279-2222, Fax: (360) 279-0158
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Harbor, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Oak Harbor travel time to work - commute Oak Harbor mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oak Harbor city (based on Island County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.40%
Here: 25.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents34.2%12.5%8.4%7.3%5.8%
Congregations6.1%8.2%8.2%6.1%6.1%
NameAssemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelChristian and Missionary AllianceReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.1%4.0%3.3%3.0%17.3%
Congregations6.1%8.2%2.0%2.0%46.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Island County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Island County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Island County:

24.1%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

13.9%
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
Financial Administration 7$37,150$63,6860$0
Other Government Administration 24$92,982$46,4910$0
Judicial and Legal 4$28,000$84,0000$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$164,208$78,8200$0
Police - Other 5$24,948$59,8750$0
Firefighters 9$51,946$69,26132$28,091
Fire - Other 1$1,626$19,5120$0
Correction 7$38,366$65,7700$0
Streets and Highways 4$19,046$57,1380$0
Welfare 3$12,488$49,9520$0
Health 2$8,830$52,9800$0
Solid Waste Management 6$28,684$57,3680$0
Sewerage 12$59,706$59,7060$0
Parks and Recreation 11$47,310$51,6111$325
Water Supply 6$38,200$76,4000$0
Other and Unallocable 9$83,004$110,6721$1,017
Totals for Government 135$736,494$65,46634$29,433

Oak Harbor government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $170,000 ($7.68)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.14)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,387,000 ($107.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,409,000 ($63.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,248,000 ($56.38)
    General - Other: $1,206,000 ($54.48)
    Fire Protection: $1,116,000 ($50.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,095,000 ($49.47)
    Sewerage: $1,015,000 ($45.85)
    Central Staff Services: $764,000 ($34.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $568,000 ($25.66)
    Financial Administration: $470,000 ($21.23)
    Corrections - Other: $396,000 ($17.89)
    Regular Highways: $369,000 ($16.67)
    General Public Buildings: $214,000 ($9.67)
    Health Services - Other: $63,000 ($2.85)
    Libraries: $51,000 ($2.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $555,000 ($25.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $119,000 ($5.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($3.43)
    Fire Protection: $40,000 ($1.81)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($1.45)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($0.95)
    Natural Resource - Other: $10,000 ($0.45)
    Judicial: $6,000 ($0.27)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.23)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.18)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.09)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,316,000 ($285.33)

Oak Harbor government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,739,000 ($123.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,239,000 ($101.15)
    All Other: $1,151,000 ($52.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $519,000 ($23.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $79,000 ($3.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $443,000 ($20.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $768,000 ($34.69)
    Interest Earnings: $745,000 ($33.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $423,000 ($19.11)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,639,000 ($119.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,235,000 ($55.79)
    General Support: $176,000 ($7.95)
    All Other: $22,000 ($0.99)
  • Tax - Property: $2,896,000 ($130.83)
    Total General Sales: $2,293,000 ($103.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $589,000 ($26.61)
    NEC: $296,000 ($13.37)
    Public Utilities: $111,000 ($5.01)

Oak Harbor government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,919,000 ($448.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,202,000 ($189.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,515,000 ($203.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,202,000 ($54.30)

Oak Harbor government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,137,000 ($367.59)

10.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.60%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.86% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,319 average AGI)
Island County:

0.86%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Snohomish County, WA  1.33% ($48,600 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.92% ($58,486)
from Skagit County, WA  0.50% ($34,783)


10.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.68%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.65% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,789 average AGI)
Island County:

0.65%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.56% ($42,002 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.87% ($42,172)
to Skagit County, WA  0.73% ($36,036)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Harbor:

  • KWDB (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OAK HARBOR, WA; Owner: WEST BEACH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KBRC (1430 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: JIM AND ANN KEANE)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Harbor:

  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Harbor:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Oak Harbor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED167$161,386132$126,650687$119,46636$15,2647$1,278,256108$106,083
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$186,71916$96,23253$110,3986$13,5480$013$95,345
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$139,49621$111,197140$107,33941$16,9210$019$108,319
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$175,5859$97,684104$121,0655$54,9301$364,0005$97,010
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$100,00020$132,1680$00$01$111,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9704.00 , 9706.01, 9706.02, 9707.00, 9708.00, 9709.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$131,41032$134,4026$111,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$129,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$116,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9704.00 , 9706.01, 9706.02, 9707.00, 9708.00, 9709.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 120
  • Hazardous Condition: 108
  • Service Call: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 18

Incident types - Oak Harbor

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Harbor, WA
Most common first names in Oak Harbor, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11675.9 years
Robert11273.4 years
Mary9676.7 years
William9572.7 years
James8469.8 years
Charles6874.0 years
George6177.1 years
Dorothy6180.0 years
Richard5371.5 years
Ruth4780.0 years
Most common last names in Oak Harbor, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4481.2 years
Smith3875.3 years
Anderson3582.1 years
Davis2874.2 years
Williams2678.3 years
Taylor2375.4 years
Brown2274.2 years
Allen1870.4 years
Miller1776.3 years
Hall1671.6 years
Businesses in Oak Harbor, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's2
AT&T1Nike2
Ace Hardware1OfficeMax1
Applebee's1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Payless1
AutoZone1Penske1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Curves1Safeway1
DHL1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks3
FedEx4Subway3
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS4
KFC1Vons1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
Maurices1
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