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San Juan County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2017: 16,754 (all rural); it was 14,077 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,174
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,186
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,759
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,253 (it was 1,707 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 175 sq. mi.

Water area: 446.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 96 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in San Juan County: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.3%), Educational, health and social services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in San Juan County, WA (2017)
    • 14,656104.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0377.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3422.4%Two or more races
    • 2311.6%Asian alone
    • 1160.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1080.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 550.4%Some other race alone
    • 250.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

55.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years
Males: 8,073  (48.2%)
Females: 8,681  (51.8%)
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Average household size:
San Juan County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,647 ($43,491 in 1999)
This county:

$64,647
Washington:

$70,979

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $925 (lower quartile is $647, upper quartile is $1,227)
This county:

$925
State:

$1087


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $534,622 (it was $286,400 in 2000)
San Juan:

$534,622
Washington:

$339,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $346,256 - $851,296

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $699,968
Here:

$699,968
State:

$447,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $546,071
Here:

$546,071
State:

$391,417

In 2-unit structures: $228,314
Here:

$228,314
State:

$295,878

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $364,963
Here:

$364,963
State:

$323,576

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,784
Here:

$362,784
State:

$382,353

Mobile homes: $243,696
Here:

$243,696
State:

$131,988

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $132,973
Here:

$132,973
State:

$87,922

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,822
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $579

Institutionalized population: 60

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 103
  • Thefts: 161
  • Auto thefts: 22

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 164
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 425 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1998: 275 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 1999: 311 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2000: 368 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2001: 171 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2002: 161 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2003: 178 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2004: 172 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2005: 204 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2006: 189 buildings, average cost: $221,500
  • 2007: 157 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2008: 184 buildings, average cost: $301,800
  • 2009: 120 buildings, average cost: $304,800
  • 2010: 189 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2011: 105 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2012: 92 buildings, average cost: $325,600
  • 2013: 109 buildings, average cost: $253,200
  • 2014: 109 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2015: 100 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2016: 118 buildings, average cost: $224,900
  • 2017: 112 buildings, average cost: $220,800
Number of permits per 10,000 San Juan, WA residents
Average permit cost in San Juan, WA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,868 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,342 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in San Juan, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in San Juan, WA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in San Juan, WA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
San Juan County:

9.6%
Washington:

11.0%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.4% for American Indian residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 11.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 55.8 years old
(Males: 55.5 years old, Females: 56.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57.6 years old, Black residents: 43.0 years old, American Indian residents: 50.8 years old, Asian residents: 43.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.2 years old, Other race residents: 31.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Juan County is $621 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $768 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1104 a month.

Cities in this county include: San Juan, Orcas, Lopez, Friday Harbor.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in San Juan County: Anderson Blueberry Farm (A), Golden Glen Creamery (B), Sauk Mountain Trailhead (C), Camp Eighteen (D), Belfast School (E), Belleville (F), Fidalgo (G), Dearinger Campground (H), Bear Creek Powerhouse (I), Cascade Island Campground (J), Meadow Cabins (K), Lookout Mountain Lookout (L), Lyman Ferry (M), Mineral Park Campground (N), Mineral Park Guard Station (O), Sauk Station (P), Sauk Guard Station (Q), Easy Pass Trailhead (R), Rainy Pass Trailhead (S), Sky Creek Siding (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Juan County include: Indian Shaker Church (A), Fir - Conway Lutheran Church (B), Community of Christ Church (C), Allen United Methodist Church (D), Edison Lutheran Church (E), Burlington Alliance Church (F), Church of Christ Skagit Valley (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), North Cascade Seventh Day Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Skagit City Cemetery (1), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (2), Forest Park Cemetery (3), Green Hills Memorial Cemetery (4), Bow Cemetery (5), Hamilton Cemetery (6), Indian Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lizard Lake (A), Snowy Lakes (B), Buller Lake (C), Wilcox Lakes (D), Minkler Lake (E), Cliff Lake (F), Clear Lake (G), Jordan Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barr Creek (A), Barrett Creek (B), Bench Creek (C), Big Creek (D), Big Fir Creek (E), Bluebell Creek (F), Boston Creek (G), Boulder Creek (H), Boyd Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in San Juan County include: Mineral Park (1), Donovan State Park (2), Skagit State Wildlife Recreation Area (3), Rockport State Park (4), Upland State Game Bird Habitat (5), Boston Glacier Research Natural Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Blue Heron Beach (A), Samish Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chouteau County, Montana , Stevens County , Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota , Roosevelt County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Washington:

5.2%

Unemployment by year in San Juan, WA
County total employment by year in San Juan, WA
County average yearly wages by year in San Juan, WA

Current college students: 348
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 97.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 49.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,203 (54.1% naturalized citizens)

San Juan County:

7.2%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2612010 or later
  • 1892000 to 2009
  • 2251990 to 1999
  • 1281980 to 1989
  • 831970 to 1979
  • 431Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.7%

San Juan County marital status for males San Juan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,183
  • One, attached: 209
  • Two: 301
  • 3 or 4: 225
  • 5 to 9: 170
  • 10 to 19: 208
  • 20 to 49: 103
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 669
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 79

Housing units in San Juan County with a mortgage: 3,290 (52 second mortgage, 347 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,625

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

68.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for San Juan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,0173
Evangelical Protestant7359
Mainline Protestant7178
Other3767
None10,924-
San Juan County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
San Juan County:

8.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
San Juan County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

23.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
San Juan County:

6.1%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

17.1%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in San Juan County:

Average size of farms: 76 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,838
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $248.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.74%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,635
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,411
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.54%
Vegetables: 27 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 178 acres

Earthquake activity:

San Juan County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 117% 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 94.2 miles away from San Juan County 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 104.3 miles away from the county 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 91.9 miles away from the county 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 105.5 miles away from the county 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 76.1 miles away from San Juan County 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 41.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1682: February 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1682, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Tidal Surge, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 27, 2006 to February 04, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1641: May 17, 2006, FEMA Id: 1641, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 15, 2003 to October 23, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1499: November 07, 2003, FEMA Id: 1499, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 1996 to February 10, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1159: January 17, 1997, FEMA Id: 1159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Washington High Tides, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 20, 1990 to December 31, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-896: March 08, 1991, FEMA Id: 896, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Washington Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: November 09, 1990 to December 20, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-883: November 26, 1990, FEMA Id: 883, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Washington VOLCANIC ERUPTION, MT. ST. HELENS, Incident Period: May 21, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-623: May 21, 1980, FEMA Id: 623, Natural disaster type: Volcanic Eruption

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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - San Juan

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,187 (64.9%)
  • Carpooled: 780 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 79 (1.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 173 (2.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 93 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 77 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 678 (8.5%)
  • Worked at home: 917 (11.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (20%)
  • Canada (18%)
  • England (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • France (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in San Juan County


  • English (11%)
  • European (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • American (6%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Scottish (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in San Juan County, Washington in 2000:

  • 64 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 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
  • 5 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in San Juan County, Washington in 2010:

  • 77 people in college/university student housing
  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,733.

7.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
3.32% relocated from other counties in Washington ($48,676 average AGI)
4.10% relocated from other states ($83,954 average AGI)
San Juan County:

4.10%
Washington average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
3.42% relocated to other counties in Washington ($50,203 average AGI)
2.65% relocated to other states ($27,635 average AGI)
San Juan County:

2.65%
Washington average:

2.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Births per 1000 population in San Juan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in San Juan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 1.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in San Juan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in San Juan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in San Juan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,209 (2,993 aged, 216 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 293 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in San Juan County, Washington in 1999 - 2014:

  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (139)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (117)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (112)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (67)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (64)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (61)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (44)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (43)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (42)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 701
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 818
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 64
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 118

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,754
  • In family households: 12,614 (2,563 male householders, 2,263 female householders)
    4,084 spouses, 2,647 children (2,416 natural, 109 adopted, 120 stepchildren), 255 grandchildren, 83 brothers or sisters, 95 parents, 136 other relatives, 472 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,948 (1,365 male householders (1,057 living alone)), 1,761 female householders (1,338 living alone)), 811 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 204

Size of family households: 3,094 2-persons, 787 3-persons, 601 4-persons, 236 5-persons, 64 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,397 1-person, 641 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 29 4-persons.

1,423 married couples with children.
543 single-parent households (180 men, 363 women).

93.2% of residents of San Juan speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $81,934,000 ($5,394 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,258,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,087,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,820,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $51,000
Federal grants: $15,566,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,511,000 ($84,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,898,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $812,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,062,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,700,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 482
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 623
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +96
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,260
Here:

+82 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in San Juan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.92 millions of gallons per day (34% from ground, 66% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in San Juan County, Washington
  • Year house built in San Juan County, Washington
  • 3322014 or later
  • 4492010 to 2013
  • 2,9562000 to 2009
  • 3,0341990 to 1999
  • 2,6011980 to 1989
  • 2,1891970 to 1979
  • 9191960 to 1969
  • 5391950 to 1959
  • 2651940 to 1949
  • 8291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in San Juan County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Washington
  • 2381 room
  • 2372 rooms
  • 5663 rooms
  • 1,0034 rooms
  • 1,2155 rooms
  • 9876 rooms
  • 7717 rooms
  • 4628 rooms
  • 5069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Washington
  • 2191 room
  • 3502 rooms
  • 4113 rooms
  • 4254 rooms
  • 2705 rooms
  • 2296 rooms
  • 817 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Juan County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in San Juan County, Washington
  • 246no bedroom
  • 6411 bedroom
  • 1,9882 bedrooms
  • 2,3353 bedrooms
  • 5424 bedrooms
  • 1235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Juan County, Washington
  • 228no bedroom
  • 6171 bedroom
  • 7032 bedrooms
  • 3983 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 150no vehicle
  • 1,4991 vehicle
  • 2,5352 vehicles
  • 1,1473 vehicles
  • 3244 vehicles
  • 2325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Juan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 161no vehicle
  • 9701 vehicle
  • 6202 vehicles
  • 1913 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles

84.4% of San Juan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Washington.

San Juan County:

84.4%
State average:

82.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,770
  • Other state: 9,451
  • Northeast: 1,494
  • Midwest: 2,074
  • South: 1,226
  • West: 4,633
Year householders moved into unit in San Juan County, WA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Juan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.5%Electricity
  • 21.3%Wood
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.5%Electricity
  • 16.0%Wood
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 278
Here:

26.5%
Washington:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

8.9%
Washington:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 78
Here:

23.0%
Washington:

16.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

San Juan County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,989,000
    Parks and Recreation: $159,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Parking Facilities: $12,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,376,000
    General - Other: $196,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,386,000
    General - Other: $3,803,000
    Health - Other: $3,171,000
    Police Protection: $2,928,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,651,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,307,000
    Financial Administration: $2,241,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,860,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $705,000
    Sewerage: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $132,000
    Corrections - Other: $103,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $52,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $119,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,502,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,968,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,904,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $573,000
    Rents: $531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Interest Earnings: $187,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    General Revenue - Other: $79,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $183,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,896,000
    Other: $3,276,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,705,000
    General Local Government Support: $71,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,160,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,127,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,847,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,654,000
    Other License: $906,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $194,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,461,000

San Juan County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,989,000
    Parks and Recreation: $159,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Parking Facilities: $12,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,376,000
    General - Other: $196,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,386,000
    General - Other: $3,803,000
    Health - Other: $3,171,000
    Police Protection: $2,928,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,651,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,307,000
    Financial Administration: $2,241,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,860,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $705,000
    Sewerage: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $132,000
    Corrections - Other: $103,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $52,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $119,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,502,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,968,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,904,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $573,000
    Rents: $531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Interest Earnings: $187,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    General Revenue - Other: $79,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $183,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,896,000
    Other: $3,276,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,705,000
    General Local Government Support: $71,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,160,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,127,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,847,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,654,000
    Other License: $906,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $194,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,461,000

San Juan County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,989,000
    Parks and Recreation: $159,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Parking Facilities: $12,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,376,000
    General - Other: $196,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,386,000
    General - Other: $3,803,000
    Health - Other: $3,171,000
    Police Protection: $2,928,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,651,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,307,000
    Financial Administration: $2,241,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,860,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $705,000
    Sewerage: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $132,000
    Corrections - Other: $103,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $52,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $119,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,502,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,968,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,904,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $573,000
    Rents: $531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Interest Earnings: $187,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    General Revenue - Other: $79,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $183,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,896,000
    Other: $3,276,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,705,000
    General Local Government Support: $71,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,160,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,127,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,847,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,654,000
    Other License: $906,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $194,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,461,000

San Juan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,786,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,989,000
    Parks and Recreation: $159,000
    Regular Highways: $61,000
    Parking Facilities: $12,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,376,000
    General - Other: $196,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,386,000
    General - Other: $3,803,000
    Health - Other: $3,171,000
    Police Protection: $2,928,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,651,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,307,000
    Financial Administration: $2,241,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,860,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,173,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $705,000
    Sewerage: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $132,000
    Corrections - Other: $103,000
    Libraries: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $52,000
    Other: $13,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $150,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $119,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,502,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,968,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,904,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $573,000
    Rents: $531,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $300,000
    Interest Earnings: $187,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    General Revenue - Other: $79,000
    Sale of Property: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $183,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,896,000
    Other: $3,276,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,705,000
    General Local Government Support: $71,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,160,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,127,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,847,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,654,000
    Other License: $906,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $194,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $85,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,461,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 107
  • Number of aged recipients: 11
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 96
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 79
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 21
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 46
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 59
Most common first names in San Juan County, 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 San Juan County, 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
Businesses in San Juan County, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Best Western1RadioShack1
FedEx3UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

San Juan County on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"