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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: 6,547 (6,116 occupied: 4,714 owner occupied, 2,620 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

38%

Housing density: 556 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $265,543.

Median contract rent in 2015: $617 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $818)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $334


Median gross rent in Anacortes, WA in 2015: $736

Housing units in Anacortes with a mortgage: 2,241 (403 second mortgage, 187 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,543

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,267

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,634

Median monthly housing costs: $1,068


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Anacortes, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $319,312 (it was $169,000 in 2000)
Anacortes:

$319,312
Washington:

$284,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $242,695 - $442,633
Median year house/condo built: 1984

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,580
  • In family households: 12,248 (3,188 male householders, 1,001 female householders)
    3,374 spouses, 4,013 children (3,499 natural, 162 adopted, 352 stepchildren), 126 grandchildren, 74 brothers or sisters, 96 parents, 87 other relatives, 289 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,332 (688 male householders (508 living alone)), 1,220 female householders (1,103 living alone)), 424 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 127 (42 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,220 2-persons, 775 3-persons, 682 4-persons, 328 5-persons, 155 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,611 1-person, 229 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

2,414 married couples with children.
748 single-parent households (159 men, 589 women).

95.2% of residents of Anacortes speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 735 (5.0%)
(55.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1091 bedroom
  • 8692 bedrooms
  • 2,3883 bedrooms
  • 7174 bedrooms
  • 1455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anacortes, Washington:

  • 80no bedroom
  • 5681 bedroom
  • 5922 bedrooms
  • 5563 bedrooms
  • 814 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 70no vehicle
  • 1,1311 vehicle
  • 2,0522 vehicles
  • 7273 vehicles
  • 2184 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

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

  • 276no vehicle
  • 8871 vehicle
  • 4972 vehicles
  • 1523 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anacortes, Washington:

  • 01 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 1293 rooms
  • 2934 rooms
  • 8075 rooms
  • 1,2176 rooms
  • 8077 rooms
  • 4798 rooms
  • 4789+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anacortes, Washington:

  • 651 room
  • 1852 rooms
  • 4513 rooms
  • 3794 rooms
  • 3335 rooms
  • 2796 rooms
  • 1177 rooms
  • 458 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population

Year house built

Median 2015 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 ($)

  • Anacortes, WA household income distribution

  • Anacortes, WA household income distribution
  • 415Less than $10,000
  • 370$10,000 to $14,999
  • 352$15,000 to $19,999
  • 345$20,000 to $24,999
  • 470$25,000 to $29,999
  • 457$30,000 to $34,999
  • 438$35,000 to $39,999
  • 424$40,000 to $44,999
  • 392$45,000 to $49,999
  • 492$50,000 to $59,999
  • 692$60,000 to $74,999
  • 684$75,000 to $99,999
  • 254$100,000 to $124,999
  • 137$125,000 to $149,999
  • 97$150,000 to $199,999
  • 78$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Anacortes, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Anacortes, WA
  • 46Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$90,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 57$125,000 to $149,999
  • 169$150,000 to $174,999
  • 212$175,000 to $199,999
  • 838$200,000 to $249,999
  • 691$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,218$300,000 to $399,999
  • 721$400,000 to $499,999
  • 628$500,000 to $749,999
  • 111$750,000 to $999,999
  • 23$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 10$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 17$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Anacortes, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Anacortes, WA
  • 11Less than $100
  • 32$100 to $149
  • 65$150 to $199
  • 14$200 to $249
  • 32$250 to $299
  • 15$300 to $349
  • 19$350 to $399
  • 27$400 to $449
  • 19$450 to $499
  • 120$500 to $549
  • 115$550 to $599
  • 65$600 to $649
  • 106$650 to $699
  • 154$700 to $749
  • 143$750 to $799
  • 224$800 to $899
  • 237$900 to $999
  • 669$1,000 to $1,249
  • 192$1,250 to $1,499
  • 207$1,500 to $1,999
  • 76$2,000 to $2,499
  • 42$2,500 to $2,999
  • 9$3,000 to $3,499
  • 2$3,500 or more
  • 27No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1041995 to March 2000
  • 1301990 to 1994
  • 991985 to 1989
  • 341980 to 1984
  • 711975 to 1979
  • 201970 to 1974
  • 171965 to 1969
  • 260Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Anacortes population
Anacortes commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 499
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,625
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,043
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 384
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 402
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 271
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 550
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 101
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 67
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 254
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 265
  • 90 or more minutes: 232
Anacortes, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.7%
Number of people working at home: 322 (5.4% of all workers)

Anacortes mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,657 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 591 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Railroad: 14 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (1%)
  • Walked: 263 (4%)
  • Other means: 95 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 322 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,785
 English: 1,634
 Other groups: 1,425
 Norwegian: 1,425
 Irish: 1,175
 United States or American: 582
 Swedish: 555
 Italian: 372
 Scottish: 353
 Dutch: 299
 Scotch-Irish: 293
 French (except Basque): 266
 European: 220
 Danish: 198
 Croatian: 141
 Welsh: 118
 Polish: 112
 Russian: 101
 French Canadian: 85
 Finnish: 71
 Canadian: 61
 Swiss: 50
 Hungarian: 50
 British: 49
 Czech: 45
 Czechoslovakian: 40
 Yugoslavian: 34
 Slovak: 33
 Scandinavian: 31
 Greek: 31
 Northern European: 30
 Portuguese: 23
 Slavic: 22
 Romanian: 20
 Ukrainian: 18
 Basque: 14
 Celtic: 13
 Slovene: 12
 Austrian: 11
 Israeli: 7
 Iranian: 7
 Lithuanian: 7
 Subsaharan African:: 5
 African: 5

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

  • 27%Canada
  • 12%Mexico
  • 9%Philippines
  • 6%United Kingdom
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Other Eastern Europe
  • 3%Korea

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

  • This state: 6,992
  • Northeast: 875
  • Midwest: 1,968
  • South: 975
  • West: 2,977

51% of Anacortes residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 125
  • 11th grade: 109
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 139
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,186
  • Less than 1 year of college: 370
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 945
  • Associate degree: 362
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,014
  • Master's degree: 285
  • Professional school degree: 113
  • Doctorate degree: 55

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 101
  • 10th grade: 137
  • 11th grade: 119
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 187
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,403
  • Less than 1 year of college: 562
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,076
  • Associate degree: 412
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,016
  • Master's degree: 267
  • Professional school degree: 91
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 17.5%Males
  • 13.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 50.0%Males
Anacortes marital status for males
Anacortes marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,928
  • One, attached: 213
  • Two: 210
  • 3 or 4: 228
  • 5 to 9: 229
  • 10 to 19: 215
  • 20 to 49: 241
  • 50 or more: 81
  • Mobile homes: 202

Median worth of mobile homes: $201,484

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Anacortes:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 81.0%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

1.5%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 72
Here:

8.6%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

15.7%

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)