Living in Anacortes, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Anacortes SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8

Anacortes, WA Crime Report

410
Total Crimes
2,393.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-6.81%
Below National Average

Anacortes, WA Cost Of Living

127
Anacortes's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Anacortes, Washington Info Snack

Anacortes /├Žnkrts/ is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. The name "Anacortes" is an adaptation of the name of Anne Curtis Bowman, who was the wife of early Fidalgo Island settler Amos Bowman. Anacortes' population was 15,778 at the time of the 2010 census. It is one of two principal cities of and included in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
16,725
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
9.9%
Median Home
$374,000
Median Income
$67,698
Median Rent
$1,163

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Rankings for Anacortes in Washington

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Map Of Anacortes, WA

Population over time in Anacortes

Year Population % Change
2017 16,725 1.8%
2016 16,425 1.2%
2015 16,229 1.1%
2014 16,048 0.5%
2013 15,965 0.5%
2012 15,879 0.5%
2011 15,798 0.1%
2010 15,775 0.7%
2009 15,668 -
Crime/100k Anacortes WA USA
Violent Crime 175.1 311.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.1 5.0
Robbery 17.5 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 110.9 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 2218.3 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 373.6 533.5 376.0
Larceny 1798.0 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 46.7 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Anacortes

White
88.1% (14,739)
African American
0.5% (81)
American Indian
0.8% (138)
Asian
2.9% (488)
Hawaiian
0.1% (24)
Other
0.0% (8)
Two Or More
2.8% (475)
Hispanic
4.6% (772)
Race Anacortes WA USA
White 88.1% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 0.5% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.6% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Anacortes, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.8% (80,066)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (60,905)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (147,586)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.8% (130,706)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (213,054)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (277,381)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (230,390)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.3% (288,558)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.4% (123,635)
$200,000 or more
7.2% (120,213)
Income Anacortes WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.8% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.3% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.4% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 7.2% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Anacortes

Female
52.7% (8,806)
Male
47.3% (7,919)
Gender Anacortes WA USA
Female 52.7% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Anacortes for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (167)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (669)
High School / GED
20.0% (3,345)
Some College
25.0% (4,181)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,505)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (4,181)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,839)
Professional Degree
3.0% (501)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (334)
Education Anacortes WA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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