Skagit County, Washington Population 2019

Skagit County, Washington's estimated population is 126,026 with a growth rate of 1.87% 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
2018128,2062,1801.73%
2017126,0262,3171.87%
2016123,7092,1051.73%
2015121,6041,6121.34%
2014119,9921,7151.45%
2013118,2775560.47%
2012117,7211420.12%
2011117,5796250.53%
2010116,95437,39947.01%
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
White101,247
Some Other Race10,034
Two or More Races4,893
Asian2,098
American Indian and Alaska Native2,014
Black or African American1,022
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander417

Skagit County, Washington Population Pyramid 2019

Skagit County, Washington Median Age

41.4


Total

40.2


Male

42.6


Female

Skagit County, Washington Adults

There are 94,530 adults, (23,285 of whom are seniors) in Skagit County, Washington.

Skagit County, Washington Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Skagit County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

61,502

50.53%

Male

60,223

49.47%

Skagit County, Washington Households and Families

Skagit County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Skagit County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All67.8%32.2%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Male49.6%50.4%
Female47.8%52.2%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,3412.5367.8
Married25,1423.0479.8
Non Family15,3801.3156.8
Female4,6943.4747.8
Male2,1253.2849.6

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Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Skagit County, Washington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,9574.68%
9th to 12th Grade5,0746.00%
High School Graduate22,41426.50%
Some College22,36926.45%
Associates Degree9,08310.74%
Bachelors Degree13,82116.34%
Graduate Degree7,8499.28%

Skagit County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White69,39665,10819,796
Hispanic10,1675,912814
Other Race5,0072,357205
Multiple Races2,1471,949414
Asian1,5651,403484
Native American1,2351,057139
Black503445121
Islander2732547

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,482$46,537$28,416
Less Than High School$24,615$30,612$17,827
High School Grad$31,958$41,185$23,996
Some College$35,637$46,921$27,700
Bachelors Degree$48,897$66,740$32,103
Graduate Degree$67,299$74,694$62,307

$36,482

Average Earnings

$46,537

Average Male

$28,416

Average Female

Skagit County, Washington Language

Skagit County, Washington Language by Age

Skagit County, Washington Language

83.28% of Skagit County, Washington residents speak only English, while 16.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.93% of the population.

Skagit County, Washington Poverty

Skagit County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White90,1959,52110.56%
Hispanic21,4965,79226.94%
Other9,9712,91129.19%
Multiple4,8551,04121.44%
Native1,98352526.48%
Asian2,05035717.41%
Black97833834.56%
Islander389389.77%

14.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.83%

Male Poverty Rate

15.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skagit County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skagit County, Washington is Black, with 34.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skagit County, Washington is Islander, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.51%
High School13.46%
Some College10.91%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.89%
Male Unemployed28.12%
Female Employed9.07%
Male Employed7.09%

Skagit County, Washington Income

Skagit County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,263$76,098
Families$69,536$87,591
Married Families$78,972$97,797
Non Families$34,648$47,503

Skagit County, Washington Marital Status

Skagit County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Skagit County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Skagit County, Washington Veterans

10,533

Number of Veterans

9,762

Male Veterans

771

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,320
First Gulf War1,927
Second Gulf War1,517
Korea1,111
World War II492

Skagit County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,00012.36%
Hispanic3512.72%
2 or More2338.98%
Indian976.34%
Black9412.63%
Other741.20%
Asian301.65%
Hawaiian51.54%

Skagit County, Washington Veterans by Education

6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skagit County, Washington Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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