Anacortes demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,3869791
Median age48.737.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%44%43%
Speak English96%81%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%
Anacortes, WA has a population of 16,229 and is the 2,633rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,386 per sq mi which is 1334% higher than the Washington average and 1430% higher than the national average. The median age in Anacortes is 49 which is approximately 30% higher than the Washington average of 38. In Anacortes, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 42% of Anacortes residents were born in Washington, 50% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Anacortes is 1334% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Anacortes is 30% higher than Washington.
  • In Anacortes 92.69% of the population is White.
  • In Anacortes 0.47% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Anacortes 2.17% of the population is Asian.

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Anacortes population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.47%3.63%12.63%
American Indian0.79%1.33%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.08%0.63%0.18%
Mixed race2.71%5.34%3.06%
Other race1.09%3.92%4.75%
In Anacortes, 4.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Anacortes, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).