Oak Harbor, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 19,795. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,327 (+12.8% change)
Males: 9,833 (49.7%), Females: 9,962 (50.3%)

Island County

Zip codes: 98277.

Median resident age: 28.3 years
Median household income: $36,641
Median house value: $151,600

Races in Oak Harbor:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.1%)
  • Filipino (7.8%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (5.6%)
  • Black (5.4%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.8%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (17.3%), Irish (13.9%), English (11.2%), United States (7.2%), French (4.9%), Italian (3.7%).

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 9.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oak Harbor

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Harbor city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

9.9% Foreign born (6.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,494 (+8.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Harbor:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Harbor:

  • BELLINGHAM INTL (about 35 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Abbreviation: BLI)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 39 miles; EVERETT, WA; Abbreviation: PAE)
  • WILLIAM R FAIRCHILD INTL (about 59 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Abbreviation: CLM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Harbor:

Colleges and Universities

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

  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MT VERNON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,420)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,889)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,656)
  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; EVERETT, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,970)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,953)
  • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,526)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 49 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,489)

Schools

Public high schools in Oak Harbor:

  • OAK HARBOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,732; Location: 950 NW 2ND AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MIDWAY SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 200 SE MIDWAY BLVD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TRANSITION SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 200 SE MIDWAY BLVD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Oak Harbor:

  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 1701 HARNS ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oak Harbor:

  • NORTH WHIDBEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 717; Location: 67 NE IZETT ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OAK HARBOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 641; Location: 150 SW SIXTH AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OAK HARBOR ELEMENTARY (Students: 552; Location: 151 SE MIDWAY BLVD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 525; Location: 1500 NW 2ND AVE.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • OLYMPIC VIEW ELEM (Students: 513; Location: 380 NE REGATTA DR.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CRESCENT HARBOR ELEM (Students: 432; Location: 330 E. CRESCENT HARBOR RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BROADVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 428; Location: 473 SW FAIRHAVEN DR.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CLOVER VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 388; Location: 600 CHEROKEE DR.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HOMECONNECTION (Students: 198; Location: 350 S. OAK HARBOR ST.; Grades: KG – 12)
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION (Students: 72; Location: 350 S. OAK HARBOR ST.; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Oak Harbor:

  • OAK HARBOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 675 EAST WHIDBEY AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OAK HARBOR SDA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 31830 SR 20; Grades: 1 – 8)