Skagit County, Washington Population 2018

Skagit County, Washington's estimated population is 125,619 with a growth rate of 4.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Skagit County, Washington is the 11th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017125,6195,1444.27%
2016120,475-2,915-2.36%
2016123,3901,9761.63%
2015121,4141,5071.26%
2014119,9071,6121.36%
2013118,2955620.48%
2012117,7331550.13%
2011117,5786270.54%
2010116,95137,39647.01%
199079,55515,41724.04%
198064,13811,75722.45%
197052,3811,0312.01%
196051,3508,07718.67%
195043,2735,62314.93%
194037,6502,5087.14%
193035,1421,7695.30%
192033,3734,13214.13%
191029,24114,969104.88%
190014,2725,52563.16%
18908,7470.00%

Skagit County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White101,897
Some Other Race8,353
Two or More Races4,604
Asian2,364
American Indian and Alaska Native1,958
Black or African American942
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander357

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Skagit County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Skagit County, Washington Median Age

41.3


Total

40.2


Male

42.5


Female

Skagit County, Washington Adults

There are 93,368 adults, (22,649 of which are seniors) in Skagit County, Washington.

Skagit County, Washington Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Skagit County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

60,902

50.55%

Male

59,573

49.45%

Skagit County, Washington Households and Families

Skagit County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Skagit County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All67.5%32.5%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Male51.1%48.9%
Female44.2%55.8%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Skagit County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,1082.5767.5
Married24,6333.0580
Non Family14,7251.3356.3
Female4,6123.5344.2
Male2,1383.5751.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Skagit County, Washington Households

Skagit County, Washington Education

Skagit County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7194.46%
9th to 12th Grade5,5386.64%
High School Graduate22,18426.60%
Some College22,92027.48%
Associates Degree8,42110.10%
Bachelors Degree13,13315.75%
Graduate Degree7,4788.97%

Skagit County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White68,72364,22218,891
Hispanic9,8045,576728
Other Race4,1331,920173
Multiple Races2,1942,017323
Asian1,5231,348515
Native American1,161941149
Black47041571
Islander22320410

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.81%.

Skagit County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,450$44,724$27,323
Less Than High School$22,965$27,352$18,211
High School Grad$31,381$39,154$24,225
Some College$35,028$45,344$27,103
Bachelors Degree$47,064$61,708$31,891
Graduate Degree$63,670$72,608$59,762

$35,450

Average Earnings

$44,724

Average Male

$27,323

Average Female

Skagit County, Washington Language

Skagit County, Washington Language by Age

Skagit County, Washington Language

83.94% of Skagit County, Washington residents speak only English, while 16.06% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.55% of the population.

Skagit County, Washington Poverty

Skagit County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White89,8059,46910.54%
Hispanic20,8816,57831.50%
Other8,3102,79233.60%
Multiple4,54590920.00%
Native1,92757129.63%
Black90534738.34%
Asian2,27925611.23%
Islander3304313.03%

15.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.71%

Male Poverty Rate

16.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skagit County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skagit County, Washington is Black, with 38.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skagit County, Washington is White, with 10.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

Skagit County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.13%
High School12.48%
Some College10.96%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%

Skagit County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.60%
Male Unemployed24.86%
Female Employed9.42%
Male Employed7.30%

Skagit County, Washington Income

Skagit County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,433$72,783
Families$66,865$83,505
Married Families$77,187$93,489
Non Families$33,793$45,283

Skagit County, Washington Marital Status

Skagit County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Skagit County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Skagit County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Skagit County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Skagit County, Washington Veterans

Skagit County, Washington Veterans by War

10,660

Number of Veterans

9,952

Male Veterans

708

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,184
First Gulf War1,708
Second Gulf War1,392
Korea1,273
World War II621

Skagit County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,062
75+2,684
35 to 542,192
55 to 642,039
18 to 34683

Skagit County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,15412.53%
Hispanic3432.75%
2 or More2078.08%
Black11416.22%
Other701.34%
Indian594.05%
Asian512.86%
Hawaiian51.81%

Skagit County, Washington Veterans by Education

6.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skagit County, Washington Employment Status

Skagit County, Washington Employment by Age

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Skagit County, Washington Employment by Race

Skagit County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Skagit County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mount Vernon317163459028749.06%
Anacortes15765166819165.81%
Sedro-Woolley11074114764023.63%
Burlington837787683914.67%
La Conner891936455.05%
Concrete705724192.70%
Lyman438454163.65%
Hamilton301299-2-0.66%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990