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Coupeville is a town in Island County, in the Oak Harbor metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Thomas Coupe, retired sea captain who settled here.

The latitude of Coupeville is 48.22N. The longitude is -122.685W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 75 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,797.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Coupeville demographic reports
Coupeville is on Whidbey Island.
One of the earliest settlers, Col. Isaac Ebey, was beheaded by Haida Indians in 1857.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1989 movie, "The War of the Roses"
Local festivals include:
  • Penn Cove Water Festival - May 12, 2007
  • Whidbey Island Kite Festival - Sept. 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Coupeville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fort Casey State Park, Fort Ebey State Park, Sun Lakes State Park
Historic sites and museums: Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Coupeville residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coupeville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coupeville was $18,720, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Coupeville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Coupeville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $446.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,157.


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Libraries in Coupeville include Coupeville Library ... View libraries

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Island County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coupeville political report.

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The average commute time for Coupeville workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Coupeville include Inn at Penn Cove.

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