Skagit County, WA Demographics

The total population of Skagit County is estimated to be 129,480 with 64,614 males (49.90%) and 64,866 females (50.10%). There are 252 more females than males in Skagit County.
The median household income in Skagit County was $81,401 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 924(1.15%) from $80,477 in 2020. This income is 109.11% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Skagit County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $103,241. Overall, the median household income for the county of Skagit County stands at $79,001.
In Skagit County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $46,751 for males and $35,050 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $66,202 for males and $54,173 for females.
In Skagit County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $99,239, while Asian households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $64,836.
In 2022, the population of Skagit County was 131,179, a 0.19% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Skagit County's population was 130,933, an increase of 0.81% compared to a population of 129,884 in 2020.
The median age in Skagit County, WA is 41.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.12% were under the age of 15, 17.51% aged 15 to 29, 43.53% aged 30 to 64, 18.85% aged 65 to 84, and 1.99% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Skagit County population: 79.40% are White, 0.75% are Black or African American, 1.79% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.94% are Asian, 0.20% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 9.51% are some other race and 6.41% are multiracial.