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Anacortes, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Anacortes,WA index of house prices

Total population: 16,232 (Urban population: 14,086 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 621 (23 farm, 598 nonfarm))

Houses: 7,729 (7,071 occupied: 4,692 owner occupied, 2,375 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

38%

Housing density: 656 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $451,037.

Median contract rent in 2016: $617 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $818)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,768


Median gross rent in Anacortes, WA in 2016: $736

Housing units in Anacortes with a mortgage: 2,919 (45 second mortgage, 336 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,773

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,433

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $60,622

Median monthly housing costs: $1,127


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Anacortes, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $358,221 (it was $169,000 in 2000)
Anacortes:

$358,221
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $276,389 - $463,013

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $418,820
Here:

$418,820
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $298,237
Here:

$298,237
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $322,086
Here:

$322,086
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $391,388
Here:

$391,388
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $586,726
Here:

$586,726
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $174,214
Here:

$174,214
State:

$116,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,841,257
Here:

$2,841,257
State:

$133,868
Median year house/condo built: 1991

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,660
  • In family households: 13,047 (2,420 male householders, 2,012 female householders)
    3,624 spouses, 3,771 children (3,651 natural, 68 adopted, 62 stepchildren), 202 grandchildren, 108 brothers or sisters, 143 parents, 236 other relatives, 383 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,582 (1,049 male householders (816 living alone)), 1,602 female householders (1,240 living alone)), 882 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 100

Size of family households: 2,590 2-persons, 690 3-persons, 808 4-persons, 280 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,076 1-person, 413 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 3 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

1,924 married couples with children.
826 single-parent households (310 men, 516 women).

95.9% of residents of Anacortes speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,102 (6.6%)
(48.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Anacortes, Washington:

  • 16no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 8172 bedrooms
  • 2,7483 bedrooms
  • 9224 bedrooms
  • 1345+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anacortes, Washington:

  • 99no bedroom
  • 4471 bedroom
  • 7682 bedrooms
  • 8583 bedrooms
  • 1614 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Anacortes in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 105no vehicle
  • 1,1381 vehicle
  • 2,1652 vehicles
  • 9263 vehicles
  • 2284 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

Cars and other vehicles available in Anacortes in renter-occupied apartments

  • 280no vehicle
  • 9561 vehicle
  • 7992 vehicles
  • 1963 vehicles
  • 654 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anacortes, Washington:

  • 91 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 493 rooms
  • 3704 rooms
  • 1,1315 rooms
  • 1,0476 rooms
  • 7857 rooms
  • 5788 rooms
  • 7469+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anacortes, Washington:

  • 871 room
  • 1582 rooms
  • 3573 rooms
  • 5564 rooms
  • 4805 rooms
  • 3416 rooms
  • 1617 rooms
  • 1488 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Anacortes, WA household income distribution

  • Anacortes, WA household income distribution
  • 391Less than $10,000
  • 193$10,000 to $14,999
  • 217$15,000 to $19,999
  • 251$20,000 to $24,999
  • 329$25,000 to $29,999
  • 323$30,000 to $34,999
  • 268$35,000 to $39,999
  • 374$40,000 to $44,999
  • 292$45,000 to $49,999
  • 509$50,000 to $59,999
  • 813$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,046$75,000 to $99,999
  • 790$100,000 to $124,999
  • 383$125,000 to $149,999
  • 496$150,000 to $199,999
  • 432$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Anacortes, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Anacortes, WA
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 25$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 101$150,000 to $174,999
  • 176$175,000 to $199,999
  • 706$200,000 to $249,999
  • 792$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,504$300,000 to $399,999
  • 757$400,000 to $499,999
  • 617$500,000 to $749,999
  • 219$750,000 to $999,999
  • 27$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Anacortes, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Anacortes, WA
  • 20Less than $100
  • 31$100 to $149
  • 45$150 to $199
  • 10$200 to $249
  • 9$250 to $299
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 26$350 to $399
  • 58$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 34$500 to $549
  • 52$550 to $599
  • 87$600 to $649
  • 119$650 to $699
  • 66$700 to $749
  • 72$750 to $799
  • 325$800 to $899
  • 220$900 to $999
  • 461$1,000 to $1,249
  • 266$1,250 to $1,499
  • 310$1,500 to $1,999
  • 23$2,000 to $2,499
  • 10$2,500 to $2,999
  • 75$3,000 to $3,499
  • 74No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2402010 or later
  • 1702000 to 2009
  • 1651990 to 1999
  • 1331980 to 1989
  • 911970 to 1979
  • 277Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population
Anacortes commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 527
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,343
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,279
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 848
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 473
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 330
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 775
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 151
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 92
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 214
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 310
  • 90 or more minutes: 257
Anacortes, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.8%
Number of people working at home: 613 (8.6% of all workers)

Anacortes mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,616 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 898 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 49 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 53 (1%)
  • Taxi: 107 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 118 (1%)
  • Walked: 277 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 613 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 831
 English: 613
 American: 515
 Norwegian: 464
 Irish: 423
 European: 368
 Scottish: 182
 Italian: 176
 Swedish: 147
 Scotch-Irish: 118
 Northern European: 104
 Polish: 92
 Dutch: 89
 British: 87
 French (except Basque): 83
 Scandinavian: 74
 Croatian: 67
 Canadian: 57
 Portuguese: 55
 Welsh: 46
 Swiss: 46
 Australian: 43
 Czech: 42
 Finnish: 42
 Brazilian: 35
 Danish: 31
 French Canadian: 31
 Ukrainian: 26
 Slovak: 21
 Russian: 20
 Hungarian: 18
 Greek: 17
 Eastern European: 15
 Lebanese: 14
 Lithuanian: 10
 Iranian: 10
 Serbian: 8
 Cajun: 7
 Austrian: 5
 Armenian: 4
 South African: 3
 Dutch West Indian: 3
 Yugoslavian: 3
 Slavic: 3
 Albanian: 2
 Estonian: 2
 Czechoslovakian: 2
 Pennsylvania German: 2
 Basque: 2
 Icelander: 1
 Arab: 1
 Romanian: 1
 Belgian: 1

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

  • 20%Canada
  • 15%Mexico
  • 7%Philippines
  • 5%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Korea
  • 4%England

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

  • This state: 6,981
  • Other state: 8,455
  • Northeast: 965
  • Midwest: 2,220
  • South: 1,423
  • West: 3,888

82% of Anacortes residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Washington.

Anacortes:

81.5%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 55
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,265
  • Less than 1 year of college: 475
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,117
  • Associate degree: 433
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,455
  • Master's degree: 588
  • Professional school degree: 108
  • Doctorate degree: 145

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 21
  • 7th and 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 106
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 89
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,472
  • Less than 1 year of college: 664
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,105
  • Associate degree: 817
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,458
  • Master's degree: 794
  • Professional school degree: 95
  • Doctorate degree: 43

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 14.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 1.7%Females
Anacortes marital status for males
Anacortes marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,016
  • One, attached: 367
  • Two: 319
  • 3 or 4: 281
  • 5 to 9: 248
  • 10 to 19: 199
  • 20 to 49: 129
  • 50 or more: 86
  • Mobile homes: 154
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Median worth of mobile homes: $197,627

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Anacortes:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Anacortes
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (86.3%)
  • Electricity (11.4%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Solar energy (1.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (52.0%)
  • Electricity (45.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 107
Here:

8.4%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 46
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

10.3%
Washington:

16.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)