Oak Harbor is the largest city in Island County and Whidbey Island, Washington. Below are statistics and helpful resources for those interested in doing business in downtown Oak Harbor.

Quick Stats

Oak Harbor Population: 22,544

Island County Population: 80,113

Median Household Income (2016): $46,959

Average Age: 30.1

(Data from 2016 American Community Survey)

Unemployment Rate (2016 Employment Security Department): 6%

Largest Employers

(Economic Development Council of Island County, 2017 Island County Major Employers)

  • Naval Air Station Whidbey Island: 9,788
  • Oak Harbor School District: 729
  • Safeway: 183
  • IDEX Health & Science: 170
  • City of Oak Harbor: 164
  • Technical Services Inc: 142
  • New Leaf: 108
  • Regency on Whidbey: 105