This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Oak Harbor has a very low population density. Oak Harbor is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Oak Harbor, WA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Oak Harbor has a population density of 2,467, with 22,451 current residents.
Out of the 22,451 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 67% of the residents are married and 33% are single.
- 44% Sun
- 21% Rain
- 6% Snow
53°F average temperature
- 26 years Median home age
- $227,300 Median home price
- -5.84% Home appreciation rate
- 8.86% Annual property tax
As for living in Oak Harbor, the air quality is 83% and the weather, on average, is 44% sunny, 21% rainy, and 6% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Oak Harbor, you should know that 41.9% of homes are owned while 52% of homes are rented, and 6.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $227,300, the median age of homes is 26 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.84% and the annual property tax is 8.86%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)3
When looking at the community of Oak Harbor, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Oak Harbor’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Oak Harbor is 33 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 52.32% Democratic, 46.08% Republican, and 1.60% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:19
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
90%High school diploma
9%Some college or associates degree
5%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Oak Harbor, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.00% of residents are unemployed in Oak Harbor (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Oak Harbor residents: 7.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 19.15% are in the arts and sciences field, 23.7% are in the customer service field, 25.3% are in the sales field, 0.10% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 13.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:19. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.26%, 8.99% of residents have an associate’s degree, 17.37% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.85% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Oak Harbor, you should be aware that the average commute time is 20 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Oak Harbor have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 15% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.