Statistical data on San Juan Island and Friday Harbor communities
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San Juan Island Neighborhood Information
Population / Demographics San Juan Island, Friday Harbor,
County: San Juan County
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Population of San Juan Island:
Published by Census.gov
San Juan Island 2010 Total Population: 6894
Population of Friday Harbor
Friday Harbor 2010 Total Population: 2,162
Demographics of San Juan Island
White alone: 1,888
Black or African American alone: 7
American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 23
Asian alone: 42
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 0
Some Other Race alone: 124
Two or More Races: 78
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 273
White alone, Not Hispanic or Latino: 1,768
67.26% of the people in Friday Harbor, Washington are registered as Democrats. 29.37% are registered Republican. Remaining are independent: 3.38%.
Economy / Employment
The unemployment rate in Friday Harbor is 4.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Friday Harbor jobs have Increased by 0.05 percent.
Median Housing Cost
The median home value in Friday Harbor, Washington, is $360,575. Home appreciation is -6.18% over the last 10 years.
Distance from San Juan Island in Miles
Because there are no bridges to or from San Juan Island, to get to and from the island you have to take a ferry from Anacortes when arriving by car. Refer to the Anacortes / Friday Harbor, San Juan Island ferry schedule
. The Washington State ferry system is made up of several large passenger / vehicle barges that can hold 90 - 112 vehicles (depending on ferry) that include an upper deck and restaurant for an enjoyable and relaxing experience crossing the Puget Sound.
The following miles and time in distance include both driving major freeways and the waiting time and transport time on a Washington State ferry to Lopez Island.
Friday Harbor to Vancouver, BC - 4 h 6 min (116.5 mi) via I-5 N
Friday Harbor to Seattle - 3 h 52 min (103.0 mi) via I-5 S
Friday Harbor to Everett - 2 h 51 min (75.5 mi) via I-5 S
Friday Harbor to Mt. Vernon - 2 h 18 min (39.5 mi) via Anacortes - Friday Harbor
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