Skagit County, Washington (WA)

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County population in 2012: 118,222 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 102,979 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,184
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,772
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,087
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,601 (it was 11,765 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

36%

Land area: 1735 sq. mi.

Water area: 185.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Skagit County: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.4%), Educational, health and social services (18.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Skagit County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (16.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 57,980  (43.6%)
Females: 58,921  (56.4%)
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Skagit County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Skagit County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,448 ($42,381 in 1999)

This county:

$52448
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $846 (lower quartile is $705, upper quartile is $1,072)
This county:

$846
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $246,600 (it was $152,900 in 2000)
Skagit:

$246,600
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $162,800 - $357,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $309,987
Here:

$309,987
State:

$329,559

Townhouses or other attached units: $231,035
Here:

$231,035
State:

$270,940

In 2-unit structures: $317,647
Here:

$317,647
State:

$280,281

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $259,523
Here:

$259,523
State:

$202,515

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,853
Here:

$202,853
State:

$245,538

Mobile homes: $76,135
Here:

$76,135
State:

$98,688

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $71,249
Here:

$71,249
State:

$69,606
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,576
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $517

Institutionalized population: 650

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 793 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2008: 397 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2009: 251 buildings, average cost: $178,600

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,667 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,467 (1.1%)

Skagit County household income distribution in 2009 Skagit County home values distribution Skagit County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for American Indian residents, 18.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 14.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
Skagit County:

17.8%
Washington:

14.1%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.5% for American Indian residents, 18.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.1% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 22 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 47 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Skagit County is $638 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $792 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1083 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Vernon, Anacortes, Sedro-Woolley, Burlington, Bow, Upper Skagit, Samish, Bayview, Swinomish Reservation, Cavanaugh.

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

2005 air pollution in Skagit County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.059 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significantly below U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.048 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Significantly below U.S. average.

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,095
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,093 (33% naturalized citizens)

Skagit County:

8.8%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,671
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,867
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,295
  • 1980 to 1984: 628
  • 1975 to 1979: 502
  • 1970 to 1974: 339
  • 1970 to 1974: 217
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,574

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.3%

Skagit County marital status for males Skagit County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Skagit County with a mortgage: 14,130 (1,877 second mortgage, 1,592 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,373

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Skagit County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,1777
Evangelical Protestant15,08780
Mainline Protestant7,96430
Other4,26919
None70,404-
Skagit 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: 30
Skagit County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Skagit County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 114
This county:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Skagit County:

8.0%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Skagit County:

29.5%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.9%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Skagit County:

Average size of farms: 131 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $249,294
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2455.97
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 29.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $191,864
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $99,671
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 31.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 47.20%
All wheat for grain: 5886 harvested acres
Vegetables: 12,046 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 438 acres

Earthquake activity:

Skagit County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 121% 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 85.1 miles away from Skagit 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 96.6 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 79.6 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 108.0 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 48.8 miles away from Skagit 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 26.4 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:


The number of natural disasters in Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (56%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • Ukraine (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Skagit County (%):

  • German (14%)
  • English (11%)
  • Norwegian (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Dutch (4%)

Skagit County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 35,066 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 5,963 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 411 (1%)
  • Railroad: 14 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 34 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 21 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 86 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,355 (3%)
  • Other means: 414 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,089 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Skagit County, Washington in 2000:

  • 605 people in nursing homes
  • 370 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 319 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 142 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 137 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 109 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 58 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 56 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in crews of maritime vessels

People in group quarters in Skagit County, Washington in 2010:

  • 427 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 411 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 194 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 153 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 127 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 119 people in college/university student housing
  • 96 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,945.

5.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Washington average:

6.54%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($784 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.14%

3.64% relocated from other counties in Washington ($30,517 average AGI)
2.25% relocated from other states ($18,590 average AGI)
Skagit County:

2.25%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.96% ($38,955 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  0.82% ($39,883)
from King County, WA  0.53% ($115,238)
from Island County, WA  0.51% ($36,036)
from Pierce County, WA  0.14% ($44,450)
from Spokane County, WA  0.09% ($23,341)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.08% ($51,727)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Washington average:

6.20%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($461 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.14%

3.62% relocated to other counties in Washington ($23,444 average AGI)
2.11% relocated to other states ($14,782 average AGI)
Skagit County:

2.11%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.04% ($41,079 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.86% ($32,284)
to King County, WA  0.59% ($44,085)
to Island County, WA  0.35% ($34,783)
to Pierce County, WA  0.14% ($43,000)
to Spokane County, WA  0.07% ($25,688)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.07% ($40,484)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Skagit County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Skagit County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Skagit County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 17,462 (15,405 aged, 2,057 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.7
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9547.650
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 160.270
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35860.4

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1269.760
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 833.250
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.95

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54.35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 114.870

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.84

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.1
  • Suffocation - 38.2
  • Other - 36.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 115,277

Size of family households: 14,472 2-persons, 6,265 3-persons, 5,245 4-persons, 2,597 5-persons, 1,124 6-persons, 953 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,644 1-person, 2,613 2-persons, 434 3-persons, 134 4-persons, 46 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

18,368 married couples with children.
5,970 single-parent households (1,535 men, 4,435 women).

88.3% of residents of Skagit County speak English at home.
8.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $581,626,000 ($5237 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $44,740,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $298,543,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $118,805,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,466,000
Federal grants: $102,634,000
Federal procurement contracts: $29,417,000 ($14,377,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $21,761,000 ($343,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,507,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $99,389,000
Federal Government insurance: $772,018,000

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

Births: 7,205
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,353
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,230
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,317
Here:

+56 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Skagit County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 24.61 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 600
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,329
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,428
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,197
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,148
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,557
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,053
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,209
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,021
Rooms in houses/apartments in Skagit County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 139
  • 2 rooms: 339
  • 3 rooms: 1,259
  • 4 rooms: 2,547
  • 5 rooms: 5,537
  • 6 rooms: 6,976
  • 7 rooms: 4,553
  • 8 rooms: 3,083
  • 9+ rooms: 2,654
  • 1 room: 497
  • 2 rooms: 1,427
  • 3 rooms: 2,296
  • 4 rooms: 2,986
  • 5 rooms: 2,269
  • 6 rooms: 1,180
  • 7 rooms: 640
  • 8 rooms: 242
  • 9+ rooms: 228
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Skagit County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 209
  • 1 bedroom: 1,170
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,527
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,505
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,837
  • 5+ bedrooms: 839
  • no bedroom: 614
  • 1 bedroom: 3,334
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,507
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,606
  • 4 bedrooms: 599
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
Cars and other vehicles available in Skagit County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 732
  • 1 vehicle: 5,867
  • 2 vehicles: 11,772
  • 3 vehicles: 5,970
  • 4 vehicles: 1,876
  • 5+ vehicles: 870
  • no vehicle: 1,517
  • 1 vehicle: 4,909
  • 2 vehicles: 3,617
  • 3 vehicles: 1,249
  • 4 vehicles: 320
  • 5+ vehicles: 153

52% of Skagit County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Washington.

Skagit County:

51.6%
State average:

50.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $139,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Skagit County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.3%)
  • Electricity (23.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.1%)
  • Wood (8.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Electricity (55.6%)
  • Utility gas (29.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.0%)
  • Wood (5.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 658
Here:

5.2%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 362
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 317
Here:

9.0%
Washington:

15.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Skagit County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,579,000
    Regular Highways: $1,751,000
    Parks and Recreation: $590,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $9,792,000
    Regular Highways: $7,597,000
    Health - Other: $7,452,000
    Police Protection: $7,295,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,160,000
    General - Other: $6,766,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,797,000
    Financial Administration: $3,998,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,715,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,864,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,229,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,854,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,298,000
    Sewerage: $565,000
    Local Fire Protection: $246,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $777,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,852,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,054,000
    General - Other: $358,000
    Financial Administration: $192,000
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000
    Police Protection: $52,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,384,000

Skagit County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,562,000
    All Other: $4,297,000
    Regular Highways: $1,214,000
    Parks and Recreation: $714,000
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,326,000
    General Local Government Support: $394,000
    Health and Hospitals: $143,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,604,000
    Health and Hospitals: $322,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,843,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,603,000
    Special Assessments: $512,000
    Rents: $402,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $341,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $334,000
    Sale of Property: $268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,927,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,291,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,158,000
    All Other: $4,151,000
    Public Welfare: $328,000
    Education: $194,000
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,709,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,900,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,206,000
    Other License: $1,297,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $787,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $712,000
    Other Selective Sales: $415,000
    Severance: $379,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $271,000

Skagit County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,314,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,227,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,562,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,475,000

Skagit County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,337,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,345,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $929,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Skagit County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Skagit County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED525$226,623554$237,8123,790$226,741170$146,9659$1,307,000373$235,818236$167,186
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED57$207,66757$215,772354$226,26319$77,5260$032$193,18828$166,571
APPLICATIONS DENIED97$210,845110$253,4821,136$243,78496$129,8651$2,475,000120$242,008109$142,725
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN73$216,28875$252,627764$241,14437$135,5411$1,830,00081$232,09955$147,436
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$225,83318$255,111170$220,97611$131,4550$014$232,35711$174,182
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED71$246,97273$266,0962$230,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$227,25026$270,1922$211,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$214,27328$270,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$246,00012$310,7501$306,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$248,0001$206,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Skagit County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John62875.6 years
Robert50674.2 years
William48076.9 years
James42272.5 years
Mary39680.1 years
Charles33377.9 years
George32476.7 years
Helen23880.9 years
Dorothy23380.3 years
Richard22871.7 years
Most common last names in Skagit County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson32978.5 years
Anderson19678.6 years
Smith18577.7 years
Nelson16079.6 years
Miller13778.5 years
Brown13175.8 years
Martin10276.4 years
Olson10179.4 years
Jones9674.3 years
Davis9578.9 years
Businesses in Skagit County, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza3
AT&T2Lowe's1
Ace Hardware2Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets16
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's5
AutoZone2Men's Wearhouse1
Avenue1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Best Western2Nike9
Blockbuster2Nissan1
Burger King2Office Depot1
Chevrolet2OfficeMax1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Old Navy1
Cold Stone Creamery1Olive Garden1
Costco1Outback1
Curves2Outback Steakhouse1
DHL1Pac Sun1
Dairy Queen3Payless2
Days Inn1Penske1
Decora Cabinetry3PetSmart1
Dennys1Pier 1 Imports1
Discount Tire1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza2Popeyes1
DressBarn1Quality1
Dressbarn1Quiznos2
Eddie Bauer1RadioShack2
Famous Footwear1Red Robin1
FedEx13Rite Aid3
Ford3Safeway1
GNC3Sears4
GameStop2Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel5
Goodwill1Starbucks10
H&R Block4Subaru1
Hilton1Subway8
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile4
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
Honda1Target1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jack In The Box3U-Haul14
Jamba Juice2UPS16
Jones New York6Vans4
Journeys1Verizon Wireless2
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC2Volkswagen1
Kmart1Vons2
Kohl's1Walgreens3
Kroger2Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Bryant2YMCA1
Lane Furniture3

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