Oak Harbor, Washington Population 2024

24,187

Oak Harbor is a city located in Island County Washington. Oak Harbor has a 2024 population of 24,187. Oak Harbor is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,619 in 2020.

The average household income in Oak Harbor is $88,144 with a poverty rate of 8.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oak Harbor is 31.7 years, 30.9 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Oak Harbor Demographics

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

  • White: 67.34%
  • Two or more races: 13.91%
  • Asian: 8.37%
  • Black or African American: 5.43%
  • Other race: 3.03%
  • Native American: 1.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.58%
Land Area (mi²)
9.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,506.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.75% (-432)
The current population of Oak Harbor, Washington is 24,187 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,619.

Oak Harbor, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,47167.34%
Two or more races3,40313.91%
Asian2,0478.37%
Black or African American1,3275.43%
Other race7413.03%
Native American3271.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1420.58%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oak Harbor Population by Race

Oak Harbor Population Pyramid 2024

Oak Harbor Median Age

31.7

Total

30.9

Male

32.6

Female

Oak Harbor Adults

There are 17,769 adults, (3,017 of whom are seniors) in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Harbor Sex Ratio

Female12,44050.86%
Male12,01849.14%

Oak Harbor Population by Age

Oak Harbor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,8522.4747.352.7
Married5,0563.0752.247.8
Non Family3,3541.2339.760.3
Female1,1873.2444.855.2
Male2553.3159.640.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oak Harbor Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3202.02%
9th to 12th Grade5063.2%
High School Graduate3,62122.91%
Some College4,38127.72%
Associates Degree2,68817.01%
Bachelors Degree2,78117.6%
Graduate Degree1,5079.54%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oak Harbor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,0899,6292,806
Hispanic2,0201,911642
2+ Races1,5891,559634
Asian1,5441,418304
Black985910227
Other Race44941836
Native American17514919
Islander90740

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 98.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 39.9%.

Oak Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,833$53,657$33,398
Less Than 9th Grade$31,250$38,292$20,000
High School Graduate$43,288$47,647$30,720
Some College$43,359$52,970$32,972
Bachelors Degree$60,452$92,115$41,125
Graduate Degree$55,590$56,784$46,823

$45,833

Average Earnings

$53,657

Average Male

$33,398

Average Female

Oak Harbor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Harbor Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oak Harbor Language

84.58% of Oak Harbor residents speak only English, while 15.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.04% of the population.

Oak Harbor Language

Oak Harbor Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,5161,1357.82%
Hispanic3,8773188.2%
Black1,31920815.77%
Other74117523.62%
Multiple3,4031684.94%
Native32410632.72%
Asian2,028442.17%
Islander14253.52%

8.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.62%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Harbor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Harbor is Native, with 32.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Harbor is Asian, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14%.

Oak Harbor Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.8%
High School9.58%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.7%

Oak Harbor Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.46%
Male Unemployed6.34%
Female Employed5.44%
Male Employed4.78%

Oak Harbor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Harbor Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,039$88,144
Families$82,652$103,885
Married Families$93,618$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,118$55,115

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oak Harbor Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Harbor Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oak Harbor Marriage

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

Oak Harbor Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oak Harbor Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,479

Number of Veterans

2,667

Male Veterans

812

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War1,932
First Gulf War1,128
Vietnam728
World War II64
Korea46

Oak Harbor Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 341,018
35 to 541,014
55 to 64528
65 to 74520
75+399

Oak Harbor Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,49424.4%
Black36342.21%
Asian26619.47%
Hispanic24816.97%
2+ Races23617.25%
Native American8745.55%
Other Race3315.49%

Oak Harbor Veterans by Race

Oak Harbor Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Harbor Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Harbor Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oak Harbor Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oak Harbor Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

26.63%

Born in Oak Harbor

90.74%

Native Born

9.26%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

5.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.74% of Oak Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 26.63% having been born in Washington. 3.53% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202923,647-108-0.45%
202823,755-108-0.45%
202723,863-108-0.45%
202623,971-108-0.45%
202524,079-108-0.45%
202424,187-108-0.44%
202324,295-108-0.44%
202224,403-382-1.54%
202124,7851660.67%
202024,6191,0214.33%
201923,5981920.82%
201823,4061710.74%
201723,2353211.4%
201622,9144301.91%
201522,4843231.46%
201422,1611500.68%
201322,011-198-0.89%
201222,209-41-0.18%
201122,250380.17%
201022,2122,41712.21%
200019,7952,61915.25%
199017,1764,90539.97%
198012,2713,10433.86%
19709,1675,225132.55%
19603,94200%
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Oak Harbor Population by Year