Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island creates the northern border of the Puget Sound.

Welcome to Whidbey Island

Area 813
 
As Washington’s largest island, Whidbey Island creates the northern border of the Puget Sound. Nearly 55,000 residents call Whidbey home. Divided into two areas, the northern end of the island is home to, and economically driven by, Whidbey Naval Air Station. South of the town of Oak Harbor, you will find more service-based businesses and relies heavily on tourism, small-scale agriculture, and the arts. And on Whidbey the arts are celebrated – there are music festivals including the Oak Harbor Music Festival and DjangoFestNW. Among its many other annual celebrations, you’ll discover the Zucchini Festival and the Penn Cove Mussel Festival, as well as activities to keep all ages entertained including Kite Festival, Langley’s Mystery Weekend, Choochokam, Tour de Whidbey, and more.

Overview for Whidbey Island, WA

2,914 people live in Whidbey Island, where the median age is 22.4 and the average individual income is $25,478.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,914

Total Population

22.4 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$25,478.19

Average individual Income

Around Whidbey Island, WA

There's plenty to do around Whidbey Island, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

8
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Zanini's Deli and Catering, Slab City Sammies, and The Book Rack.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.48 miles 46 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.29 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.59 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.49 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.07 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Whidbey Island, WA

Whidbey Island has 344 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Whidbey Island do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,914 people call Whidbey Island home. The population density is 339.26 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,914

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

22.4

Median Age

73.03 / 26.97%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
344

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$25,478.19

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Whidbey Island, WA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Whidbey Island. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Oak Harbor Virtual Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available

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