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Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes metro area.

The community was named after Anna Curtis, wife of the town planner.

The latitude of Anacortes is 48.512N. The longitude is -122.611W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,474.


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Median household income
Local
$41,930
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Anacortes demographic reports
Anacortes is on Fidalgo Island in Puget Sound.
Former and merged names include:
· Ship Harbor
Once the site of canneries and lumber mills
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Waterfront Festival - May 19, 2007
  • Shipwreck Days - July 21, 2007
  • Jazz Festival - Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2007
  • Arts Festival - Aug. 3-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Anacortes web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Deception Pass State Park, Saddlebag Island State Park
Historic sites and museums: Anacortes Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
904 6th St.
PO Box 547
Anacortes, WA 98221

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Anacortes demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Skagit County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98221 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Anacortes residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anacortes ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anacortes was $22,297, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Anacortes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Anacortes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $617.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,227.


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Libraries in Anacortes include Anacortes Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Anacortes include Anacortes American

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Skagit County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anacortes political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Anacortes workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Anacortes between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Anacortes include Fidalgo Country Inn.

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