Island County is located in northwest Washington. The County Seat is Coupeville and the largest city is Oak Harbor. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.islandcounty.net . The 2014 population estimate is 79,275 and the 2010 census population was 78,506. The land area is 208.45 square miles and there are 376.6 persons per square mile.
86.6% of the population is White, 2.7% is Black or African American, 6.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.8% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.5% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 4.4% is two or more races. 94.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 31.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $292,100, there are 33,096 households, an average of 2.33 persons per household. The per capita income is $30,941, the median household income is $58,455, and 9% of the persons in Island County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,900. Retail sales (in $1000) were $519,916, and sales per capita were $6,430. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 32%.
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