Friday Harbor, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,989. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,096 (+5.4% change)
Males: 908 (45.7%), Females: 1,081 (54.3%)

San Juan County

Zip code: 98250

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $35,139
Median house value: $178,700

Races in Friday Harbor:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (20.4%), Irish (17.4%), German (15.4%), French (7.4%), Scottish (5.6%), United States (5.2%).

Elevation: 91 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Friday Harbor

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Friday Harbor town

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

7.3% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 2.0% North America, 1.9% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +460 (+30.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Friday Harbor:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Friday Harbor:

  • BELLINGHAM INTL (about 39 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Abbreviation: BLI)
  • WILLIAM R FAIRCHILD INTL (about 43 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Abbreviation: CLM)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 69 miles; EVERETT, WA; Abbreviation: PAE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Friday Harbor:

  • FRIDAY HARBOR (about 2 miles; FRIDAY HARBOR, WA; Abbreviation: FHR)
  • FRIDAY HARBOR (about 3 miles; FRIDAY HARBOR, WA; Abbreviation: W33)
  • LOPEZ ISLAND (about 9 miles; LOPEZ, WA; Abbreviation: S31)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friday Harbor:

  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 40 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,889)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,656)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; MT VERNON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,420)
  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; EVERETT, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,970)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 72 miles; BREMERTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,889)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,953)

Schools

Public high school in Friday Harbor:

  • FRIDAY HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 45 BLAIR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Friday Harbor:

  • SPRING STREET SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 505 SPRING ST; Grades: 6 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Friday Harbor:

  • FRIDAY HARBOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 95 GROVER ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FRIDAY HARBOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 85 BLAIR AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PARENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM (Students: 20; Location: 670 PARK ST; Grades: 01 – 12)
  • STUART ISLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 8; Location: STAR ROUTE; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Friday Harbor:

  • SAN JUAN ISLAND LIBRARY (Operating income: $833,129; Location: 1010 GUARD ST; 43,359 books; 2,296 audio materials; 4,150 video materials; 205 serial subscriptions)