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Island County
  • County in Washington

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade D
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade A+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Island County is located in Washington with a population of 86,510. In Island County, most residents own their homes. In Island County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Island County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Island County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$480,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,517
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    107
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    77
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    603.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    115.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Island County

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,850
National
$75,149

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