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Oak Harbor is a city in Island County.

The latitude of Oak Harbor is 48.293N. The longitude is -122.641W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,071.


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Median household income
Local
$36,641
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oak Harbor demographic reports
Oak Harbor is on Whidbey Island
Founders arrived here after traveling west for the California gold rush

Community boomed with establishment of the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in 1942

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 38. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks, Whidbey's Coffee
Nearby parks & recreation: City Beach Park, Deception Pass State Park, Joseph Whidbey State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oak Harbor demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Island County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98277 ZIP code.

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15% of Oak Harbor residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oak Harbor ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oak Harbor was $16,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Oak Harbor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oak Harbor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $559.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,270.


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Libraries in Oak Harbor include Oak Harbor Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Oak Harbor include Whidbey News Times

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

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The average commute time for Oak Harbor workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Oak Harbor include Best Western, Coachman Inn.

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