Oak Harbor, Washington

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Population in 2017: 23,187 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.1%
 
Males: 11,848  (51.1%)
Females: 11,339  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98277.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,506 (it was $36,641 in 2000)
Oak Harbor:

$50,506
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,355 (it was $16,830 in 2000)

Oak Harbor city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $254,458 (it was $140,300 in 2000)
Oak Harbor:

$254,458
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $283,040; detached houses: $316,133; townhouses or other attached units: $167,060; in 2-unit structures: $69,549; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $295,949; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $234,008; mobile homes: $50,391

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,081.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oak Harbor: 116.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.0%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.9% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 56.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.6% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oak Harbor, WA (2016)
    • 14,55062.6%White alone
    • 2,80012.1%Hispanic
    • 2,33710.1%Asian alone
    • 1,5336.6%Black alone
    • 1,3395.8%Two or more races
    • 3881.7%American Indian alone
    • 2811.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 560.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Oak Harbor, Washington as of October 18, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oak Harbor is 2,581 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Oak Harbor by year

Type

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2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(77.0)
10
(46.9)
12
(54.7)
15
(66.0)
7
(30.2)
24
(104.0)
8
(34.6)
11
(48.1)
12
(53.5)
7
(31.2)
5
(22.4)
5
(22.6)
5
(22.4)
16
(70.2)
7
(30.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(19.2)
4
(18.8)
3
(13.7)
2
(8.8)
5
(21.6)
3
(13.0)
6
(26.0)
2
(8.7)
3
(13.4)
3
(13.4)
4
(17.9)
4
(18.1)
4
(17.9)
3
(13.2)
1
(4.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(86.6)
29
(136.0)
21
(95.7)
18
(79.3)
23
(99.3)
34
(147.4)
42
(181.8)
38
(166.1)
39
(173.9)
28
(124.7)
22
(98.7)
27
(122.0)
11
(49.2)
30
(131.6)
25
(107.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
137
(659.1)
126
(591.0)
89
(405.4)
144
(634.1)
104
(448.9)
125
(541.9)
120
(519.5)
107
(467.8)
167
(744.8)
173
(770.4)
113
(507.0)
83
(375.2)
46
(205.9)
64
(280.8)
18
(77.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
457
(2,199)
409
(1,918)
385
(1,754)
426
(1,876)
403
(1,739)
406
(1,760)
438
(1,896)
389
(1,701)
390
(1,739)
472
(2,102)
390
(1,750)
284
(1,284)
193
(864.1)
228
(1,000)
141
(603.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(154.0)
23
(107.9)
23
(104.8)
24
(105.7)
48
(207.2)
38
(164.7)
18
(77.9)
13
(56.8)
10
(44.6)
31
(138.0)
23
(103.2)
13
(58.8)
7
(31.3)
30
(131.6)
27
(115.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(33.7)
8
(37.5)
4
(18.2)
7
(30.8)
7
(30.2)
7
(30.3)
8
(34.6)
4
(17.5)
9
(40.1)
5
(22.3)
2
(9.0)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)239.3206.5173.9199.2168.1238.1190.3179.6206.9202.9156.8139.384.6156.685.4

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City-data.com crime index in Oak Harbor, WA

Crime rate in Oak Harbor detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 37 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: American (8.5%), German (8.4%), English (5.8%), Irish (4.1%), Norwegian (3.2%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1915

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 9.10 square miles.

Population density: 2,548 people per square mile   (average).

Oak Harbor,WA real estate house value index trend

Oak Harbor, Washington map

2,878 residents are foreign born (5.9% Asia, 3.0% Latin America).

This city:

12.4%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,300 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,984 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 48.30 N, Longitude: 122.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -633 (-2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,062 (38.4%)

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Oak Harbor, WA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Oak Harbor, WA in 2016
Oak Harbor satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Oak Harbor, WA
Historical housing units in Oak Harbor, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,494 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in Oak Harbor, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Oak Harbor, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Oak Harbor, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oak 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 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
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 12.3 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 13.0 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 5.63. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.63
U.S.:

8.46

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 Oak 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 83.4 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 69.3 miles away from Oak Harbor 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 Oak Harbor 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 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 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Harbor topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Oak Harbor:

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

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:

  • OAK HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 950 NW 2ND AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • HOMECONNECTION (Location: 350 S. OAK HARBOR ST., Grades: KG-12)
  • IGRAD ACADEMY (Location: #1 WILDCAT WAY, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Oak Harbor:

  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 1701 HARNS RD, Grades: 4-12)
  • NORTH WHIDBEY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 675 E WHIDBEY AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oak Harbor:

Private elementary/middle schools in Oak Harbor:

  • OAK HARBOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 224, Location: 675 E WHIDBEY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • DER KINDERHUIS MONTESSORI (Students: 76, Location: 900 SE DOCK ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • WHIDBEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 31830 SR 20, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Oak Harbor

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Island 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 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)
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)

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

For population 15 years and over in Oak Harbor:

Marital status in Oak Harbor, WA
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Oak Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Oak Harbor
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,54639
Mainline Protestant5,20714
Catholic2,9623
Other2,54614
None60,245-
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: 14
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Island County:

24.1%
Washington:

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

9.9%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oak Harbor:

49.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.9%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Oak Harbor:

28.2
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oak Harbor:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.5%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Oak Harbor:

81.2%
Washington:

79.0%

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

Oak Harbor government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,257,000 ($97.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,254,000 ($54.08)
    Sewerage: $381,000 ($16.43)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,392,000 ($146.29)
    Water Utilities: $2,972,000 ($128.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,889,000 ($124.60)
    Sewerage: $2,855,000 ($123.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,912,000 ($82.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,727,000 ($74.48)
    General - Other: $1,281,000 ($55.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,242,000 ($53.56)
    Central Staff Services: $1,053,000 ($45.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $939,000 ($40.50)
    Financial Administration: $863,000 ($37.22)
    Correctional Institutions: $645,000 ($27.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $322,000 ($13.89)
    General Public Buildings: $298,000 ($12.85)
    Health - Other: $171,000 ($7.37)
    Libraries: $67,000 ($2.89)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $172,000 ($7.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $374,000 ($16.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000 ($12.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($3.71)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,559,000 ($412.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.17)

Oak Harbor government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,818,000 ($250.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,039,000 ($131.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $572,000 ($24.67)
    Other: $274,000 ($11.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $23,000 ($0.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $224,000 ($9.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $999,000 ($43.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $241,000 ($10.39)
    Interest Earnings: $106,000 ($4.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $97,000 ($4.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $87,000 ($3.75)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,911,000 ($211.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,423,000 ($61.37)
    General Local Government Support: $303,000 ($13.07)
    Other: $270,000 ($11.64)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Tax - Property: $3,805,000 ($164.10)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,754,000 ($118.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,798,000 ($77.54)
    Other License: $411,000 ($17.73)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $237,000 ($10.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $231,000 ($9.96)
    Amusements Sales: $13,000 ($0.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.17)

Oak Harbor government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,278,000 ($227.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,976,000 ($214.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $302,000 ($13.02)

Oak Harbor government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,163,000 ($1818.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $470,000 ($20.27)

11.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.86%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.53% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,856 average AGI)
Island County:

0.53%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Snohomish County, WA  1.61% ($67,449 average AGI)
from King County, WA  1.44% ($126,154)
from Skagit County, WA  0.52% ($54,124)


9.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.93%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.37% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,610 average AGI)
Island County:

0.37%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.66% ($53,679 average AGI)
to Skagit County, WA  0.87% ($54,481)
to King County, WA  0.84% ($64,769)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Oak Harbor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 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 in Oak Harbor, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oak Harbor, WA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 120
  • Hazardous Condition: 108
  • Service Call: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 18
Fire incident types in Oak Harbor, WA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Harbor, WA

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

  • Coachman Inn, 32959 SR 20, Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 , Phone: (360) 675-0727, Fax: (360) 675-1419
  • Candlewood Suites, 33221 State Rt 20, Oak Harbor, Washington 98277 , Phone: (360) 279-2222, Fax: (360) 279-0158
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Harbor, Washington
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oak Harbor, WA
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oak Harbor, WA
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Oak Harbor compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Oak Harbor on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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