Oak Harbor, Washington Population 2021

23,975
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Oak Harbor is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 23,975, it is the 47th largest city in Washington and the 1608th largest city in the United States. Oak Harbor is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 8.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,075 in 2010. Oak Harbor reached it's highest population of 23,975 in 2021. Spanning over 12 miles, Oak Harbor has a population density of 2,486 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Harbor is $69,081 with a poverty rate of 9.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,234 per month, and the median house value is $277,500. The median age in Oak Harbor is 29.7 years, 29.2 years for males, and 30.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males.

Oak Harbor Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Harbor was:

  • White: 69.02%
  • Asian: 10.64%
  • Black or African American: 7.61%
  • Two or more races: 6.91%
  • Other race: 2.95%
  • Native American: 1.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.92%
The current population of Oak Harbor, Washington is 23,975, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,360.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,075.

Oak Harbor, Washington Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202186,9699141.05%
202086,0559141.06%
201985,1419141.07%
201884,2279771.16%
201783,2501,5581.87%
201681,6921,6702.04%
201580,0221,3321.66%
201478,6904920.63%
201378,198-841-1.08%
201279,039980.12%
201178,9412480.31%
201078,6930.00%

Oak Harbor Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,93669.02%
Asian2,45710.64%
Black or African American1,7577.61%
Two or More Races1,5956.91%
Some Other Race6822.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native4491.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2130.92%
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Oak Harbor Population by Race

Oak Harbor Population Pyramid 2021

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Oak Harbor Median Age

29.7


Total

29.2


Male

30.9


Female

Oak Harbor Adults

There are 16,794 adults, (2,628 of whom are seniors) in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Harbor Sex Ratio

Female

11,704

50.69%

Male

11,385

49.31%

Oak Harbor Population by Age

Oak Harbor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oak Harbor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married50.7%49.3%
Male50.3%49.7%
All43.7%56.3%
Non Family39.3%60.7%
Female25.1%74.9%

43.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Harbor Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2962.4843.7
Married4,5543.2150.7
Non Family3,3261.2339.3
Female1,0623.1425.1
Male3542.6850.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Oak Harbor Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4302.99%
9th to 12th Grade5173.59%
High School Graduate3,33223.14%
Some College4,55031.60%
Associates Degree2,17215.08%
Bachelors Degree2,21115.35%
Graduate Degree1,1888.25%
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Oak Harbor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2108,6662,358
Asian1,7571,490269
Hispanic1,4911,443334
Black977956226
Multiple Races721699111
Other Race42940227
Native American19316975
Islander15014333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 38.86%.

Oak Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,377$46,958$27,433
Less Than High School$25,898$33,864$14,608
High School Grad$39,764$43,733$28,708
Some College$36,948$44,511$24,669
Bachelors Degree$49,522$70,118$39,489
Graduate Degree$60,174$89,345$43,800

$39,377

Average Earnings

$46,958

Average Male

$27,433

Average Female

Oak Harbor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Harbor Language by Age

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Oak Harbor Language

80.83% of Oak Harbor residents speak only English, while 19.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.51% of the population.

Oak Harbor Language

Oak Harbor Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,6121,37210.08%
Hispanic3,25037711.60%
Black1,7571518.59%
Asian2,4571255.09%
Multiple1,5951116.96%
Other6829213.49%
Native449419.13%
Islander2132210.33%

9.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Harbor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Harbor is Other, with 13.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Harbor is Asian, with 5.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.83%.

Oak Harbor Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.22%
Some College8.70%
Less Than High School8.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Oak Harbor Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.99%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Unemployed6.67%
Male Employed2.83%

Oak Harbor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Harbor Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,647$69,081
Families$67,944$80,661
Married Families$75,120-
Non Families$37,008$45,326
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Income by Household Type

Oak Harbor Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Harbor Married by Age and Sex

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Oak Harbor Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oak Harbor Marital Status by Race

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Oak Harbor Marital Status

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3,656

Number of Veterans

2,869

Male Veterans

787

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,216
First Gulf War1,282
Vietnam670
Korea128
World War II59

Oak Harbor Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,225
35 to 541,124
55 to 64515
75+400
65 to 74392

Oak Harbor Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,67026.70%
Black38244.57%
Asian33817.55%
Hispanic17312.01%
2 or More16721.94%
Indian5419.49%
Other257.33%
Hawaiian2016.26%

Oak Harbor Veterans by Race

Oak Harbor Veterans by Education

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5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Harbor Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Harbor Employment by Age

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Oak Harbor Employment by Race

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Oak Harbor Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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28.29%

Born in Washington

87.30%

Native Born

12.70%

Foreign Born

4.92%

Non Citizen

7.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.30% of Oak Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 28.29% having been born in Washington. 4.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oak Harbor Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,9752050.86%
202023,7702050.87%
201923,5652050.88%
201823,3601600.69%
201723,2003261.43%
201622,8744221.88%
201522,4523181.44%
201422,1341440.65%
201321,990-206-0.93%
201222,196-46-0.21%
201122,242320.14%
201022,2102,4151.16%
200019,7952,6191.43%
199017,1764,9053.42%
198012,2713,1042.96%
19709,1675,2258.81%
19603,9420.00%

Oak Harbor Population by Year