La Conner, Washington

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La Conner, Washington

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High Points

La Conner strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy La Conner Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy La Conner Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% La Conner College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% La Conner Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% La Conner Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% La Conner Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of La Conner, Washington

Comparing La Conner to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Senior Citizens 9 10
Racial Diversity 7 4
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 5 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Short Commute Times 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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La Conner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles S of Bellingham, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles N of Seattle, Washington
County Skagit
Standard Zip Codes 98257
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.388
Longitude -122.495

La Conner Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 71 F
Oct Temp 42 to 58 F
Annual Precip 21.3 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 73 F
Oct Temp 45 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.8 inches
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La Conner Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 761 100%
Male 344 45.2%
Female 417 54.8%
Under 18 153 20.1%
18+ 608 79.9%
65+ 163 21.4%
Median Age 45.5
Average Family Size 2.79
White 691 90.8%
African-American 6 0.8%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.7%
Other 29 3.8%
Mixed Race 20 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 47 6.2%

Estimated La Conner Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 784
Growth 23
Growth % 3%

La Conner Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 19.1%
English 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.7%
German 11.1%
Norwegian 7.3%
Swedish 5.5%
Dutch 3.6%
Polish 2.9%
Scandinavian 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
US/American 2.6%
Scottish 2.6%
Czech 2.3%
Canadian 1.5%
Italian 1.4%
European 1.4%
Danish 1.2%
British 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
Russian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
Celtic 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
La Conner 761 $52,083
Anacortes 14,557 $49,531
Burlington 6,757 $42,083
Langley 959 $51,563
Mount Vernon 26,232 $44,772
Oak Harbor 19,795 $41,579
Stanwood 3,923 $52,996
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La Conner High Schools (2004)

307 N. 6TH. ST.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 224 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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