Skagit County PUMA, WA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
129,480
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Poverty Rate
12%
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2022 Median Household Income
$82,029
2022 Median Property Value
$444,300

About

In 2022, Skagit County PUMA, WA had a population of 129k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $82,029.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Skagit County PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.1%), Other (Hispanic) (9.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.28%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.1%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.91%).

16.7% of the households in Skagit County PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95% of the residents in Skagit County PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Skagit County PUMA, WA are Skagit Valley College (974 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Skagit County PUMA, WA was $444,300, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%.

Most people in Skagit County PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Skagit County PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Skagit County PUMA, WA is home to a population of 129k people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.41% of Skagit County PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (12.2k people).

In 2022, there were 7.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.3k people) in Skagit County PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.8k Other (Hispanic) and 8.13k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Skagit County PUMA, WA are Spanish (16,431 households), Russian (638 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (604 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
60,144
Women
49.9%
60,473
Men
50.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 120,617 inhabitants, with 50.1% men, and 49.9% women.

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Citizenship

95%
2022 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95% of Skagit County PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Skagit County PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    93.3k ± 405
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    11.8k ± 1.21k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.13k ± 963
19.3%
Hispanic Population
24.9k people

In 2022, there were 7.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.3k people) in Skagit County PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.8k Other (Hispanic) and 8.13k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.3% of the people in Skagit County PUMA, WA are hispanic (24.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,186 ± 1,561 people
  2. Philippines
    1,170 ± 836 people
  3. Canada
    900 ± 734 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Skagit County PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,186 Skagit County PUMA, WA residents, followed by Philippines with 1,170 and Canada with 900.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people

As of 2022, 9.41% of Skagit County PUMA, WA residents (12.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,431 households (13.4%)
  2. Russian
    638 households (0.522%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    604 households (0.494%)

16.7% of the households in Skagit County PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Skagit County PUMA, WA was Spanish. 13.4% of the households in Skagit County PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,613 ± 335
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,420 ± 355
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,134 ± 216

Skagit County PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Skagit County PUMA, WA employs N/A people. The largest industries in Skagit County PUMA, WA are Construction (4,754 people), U. S. Navy (3,467 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,324 people), and the highest paying industries are Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($237,680), Periodical, book, & directory publishers ($228,084), and Health & personal care, except drug, stores ($189,511).

Males in Skagit County PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,089. The income inequality in Skagit County PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.433, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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The workforce of Skagit County PUMA, WA in 2020 was N/A people, with N/A% woman, and N/A% men.

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Occupations

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Skagit County PUMA, WA.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Skagit County PUMA, WA, are Other managers (1,577 people), Military, rank not specified (1,385 people), and Retail salespersons (1,200 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Skagit County PUMA, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Skagit County PUMA, WA.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Skagit County PUMA, WA, are Construction (4,754 people), U. S. Navy (3,467 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,324 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Skagit County PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Skagit County PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,092
Median earning men ± $1,845
$37,937
Median earning women ± $1,408

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,181), Public Administration ($79,896), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,318).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,761), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,351), and Construction ($50,345).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Skagit County PUMA, WA awarded 974 degrees. The student population of Skagit County PUMA, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,757 male students and 2,103 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Skagit County PUMA, WA are White (580 and 60.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (214 and 22.2%), Two or More Races (68 and 7.05%), and Asian (50 and 5.18%).

The largest universities in Skagit County PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Skagit Valley College (974 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Skagit County PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (324 and 33.3%), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (91 and 9.34%), and Registered Nursing (73 and 7.49%).

The median tuition cost in Skagit County PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $3,917 for in-state students and $7,057 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,860 students enrolled in Skagit County PUMA, WA, 45.5% men and 54.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,942 records, of which 52.7% were women and 47.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 73 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 324 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Skagit County PUMA, WA was Registered Nursing with 73 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
974 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Skagit Valley College with 974 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 377 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Skagit County PUMA, WA, which is 0.631 times less than the 597 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 580 degrees mean that there were 2.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 214 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,917) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($831) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($960) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.911% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.914% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Skagit County PUMA, WA in 2022 were Some college (25.7k), High School or Equivalent (23.7k), and Bachelors Degree (18.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Skagit County PUMA, WA was $444,300 in 2022, which is 1.58 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2022 the median property value increased from N/A to $444,300, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Skagit County PUMA, WA is 70.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Skagit County PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Skagit County PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Skagit County PUMA, WA is $82,029. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Skagit County PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

Property

$444,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,530
$35,746
Median Property Taxes
±$1,043

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Rent vs Own

70.3%
Homeownership
2022
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.3% of the housing units in Skagit County PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Skagit County PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$82,029
Median Household Income
± $2,066
50.8k
Number of Households
± 1,508

In 2022, the median household income of the 50.8k households in Skagit County PUMA, WA was $82,029.

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Wage Distribution

0.433
2022 Wage GINI in Skagit County PUMA, WA
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N/A Wage GINI in Skagit County PUMA, WA

In 2022, the income inequality in Skagit County PUMA, WA was 0.433 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 56.7% decline from N/A to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Skagit County PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Skagit County PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.6%)
  3. Carpooled (9.78%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Skagit County PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.6%) and those who carpooled to work (9.78%).

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Skagit County PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.81% of the workforce in Skagit County PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Skagit County PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Skagit County PUMA, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Skagit County PUMA, WA (15.3k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Skagit County PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.2% of the population of Skagit County PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 41.2% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 2.25% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.76%
Uninsured
41.2%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
2.25%
Military or VA

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