Oak Harbor, Washington Population 2020

24,067

Oak Harbor is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 24,067, it is the 48th largest city in Washington and the 1602nd largest city in the United States. Oak Harbor is currently growing at a rate of 1.40% annually and its population has increased by 9.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,075 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Oak Harbor has a population density of 2,495 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Harbor is $62,824 with a poverty rate of 12.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,152 per month, and the median house value is $259,800. The median age in Oak Harbor is 29.6 years, 29.1 years for males, and 30.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Oak Harbor Demographics

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

  • White: 68.75%
  • Asian: 10.18%
  • Two or more races: 7.78%
  • Black or African American: 7.54%
  • Other race: 2.80%
  • Native American: 2.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.74%
The current population of Oak Harbor, Washington is 24,067, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,401.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,075.

Oak Harbor, Washington Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202086,8101,1751.35%
201985,6351,1751.37%
201884,4601,1751.39%
201783,2851,5771.89%
201681,7081,6772.05%
201580,0311,3331.67%
201478,6985020.64%
201378,196-839-1.07%
201279,035990.13%
201178,9362460.31%
201078,6900.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,68968.75%
Asian2,32410.18%
Two or More Races1,7767.78%
Black or African American1,7207.54%
Some Other Race6402.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native5012.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1700.74%

Oak Harbor Population Pyramid 2020

Oak Harbor Median Age

29.6


Total

29.1


Male

30.8


Female

Oak Harbor Adults

There are 16,887 adults, (2,739 of whom are seniors) in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Harbor Sex Ratio

Female

11,521

50.49%

Male

11,299

49.51%

Oak Harbor Households and Families

Oak Harbor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oak Harbor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married51.7%48.3%
Male41.7%58.3%
All40.7%59.3%
Non Family35.3%64.7%
Female12.8%87.2%

40.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3802.4240.7
Married4,5733.1551.7
Non Family3,3971.2235.3
Female1,1322.9312.8
Male2783.141.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oak Harbor Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4072.86%
9th to 12th Grade3602.53%
High School Graduate3,46224.36%
Some College4,77933.63%
Associates Degree2,04614.40%
Bachelors Degree2,18515.38%
Graduate Degree9706.83%

Oak Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,1338,7622,179
Asian1,6021,405263
Hispanic1,4571,363326
Black1,0321,010202
Multiple Races777736128
Other Race41836772
Native American19418259
Islander12010838

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 31.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,678$45,036$26,440
Less Than High School$27,831$36,857$19,205
High School Grad$37,468$40,513$27,250
Some College$32,467$41,813$24,088
Bachelors Degree$47,813$64,137$35,721
Graduate Degree$66,000$96,063$37,448

$37,678

Average Earnings

$45,036

Average Male

$26,440

Average Female

Oak Harbor Language

Oak Harbor Language by Age

Oak Harbor Language

82.78% of Oak Harbor residents speak only English, while 17.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.16% of the population.

Oak Harbor Poverty

Oak Harbor Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4121,76613.17%
Hispanic3,26146214.17%
Multiple1,77621612.16%
Black1,69418711.04%
Asian2,3181064.57%
Other6407812.19%
Native501336.59%
Islander1703319.41%

12.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.58%

Male Poverty Rate

14.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Harbor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Harbor is Islander, with 19.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Harbor is Asian, with 4.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.19%
High School10.50%
Some College10.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.82%
Male Unemployed25.36%
Female Employed10.42%
Male Employed3.45%

Oak Harbor Income

Oak Harbor Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,127$62,824
Families$63,050$73,672
Married Families$70,736-
Non Families$34,422$41,369

Oak Harbor Marital Status

Oak Harbor Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Harbor Married by Age and Sex

Oak Harbor Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oak Harbor Marital Status by Race

Oak Harbor Veterans

3,931

Number of Veterans

3,045

Male Veterans

886

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,330
First Gulf War1,242
Vietnam699
Korea188
World War II76
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,77127.37%
Black52050.83%
Asian32618.02%
2 or More21927.31%
Hispanic19112.57%
Indian4817.98%
Other246.54%
Hawaiian2318.85%

$Oak Harbor Veterans by Education

6.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Harbor Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Harbor Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

26.49%

Born in Washington

88.76%

Native Born

11.24%

Foreign Born

5.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.76% of Oak Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 26.49% having been born in Washington. 5.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,0673331.40%
201923,7343331.42%
201823,4011970.85%
201723,2043331.46%
201622,8714201.87%
201522,4513141.42%
201422,1371460.66%
201321,991-208-0.94%
201222,199-46-0.21%
201122,245290.13%
201022,2162,4211.16%
200019,7952,6191.43%
199017,1764,9053.42%
198012,2713,1042.96%
19709,1675,2258.81%
19603,9420.00%