Lopez Island, WA

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Lopez Island Profile


Overview

Lopez Island is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,837 people and just one neighborhood, Lopez Island is the 167th largest community in Washington.

Lopez Island home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Lopez Island real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Lopez Island isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lopez Island are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lopez Island is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lopez Island who work in management occupations (14.24%), maintenance occupations (8.07%), and office and administrative support (7.99%).

Of important note, Lopez Island is also a town of artists. Lopez Island has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lopez Island’s character.

Also of interest is that Lopez Island has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.78% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Lopez Island is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Lopez Island’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lopez Island is worth considering.

Lopez Island is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Lopez Island spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.30 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Even though Lopez Island is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly taxis for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Lopez Island Demographics

The education level of Lopez Island ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lopez Island, 49.48% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Lopez Island in 2010 was $35,418, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,672 for a family of four. However, Lopez Island contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Lopez Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lopez Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lopez Island include German, Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Lopez Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Lopez Island 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Washington 34.64
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Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

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ORCAS ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Orcas Island Middle School
715 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
07-08
Orcas Island Elementary School
611 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
KG-06
Waldron Island School
1 School Road
Waldron Island, WA, 98297
KG-12
Oasis K 12
557 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
KG-12
Orcas Island High School
715 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.2% 46.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.0% 39.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 7.2%

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LOPEZ SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of WA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Decatur Elementary
Decatur Island
Anacortes, WA, 98221
KG-08
Cva Lopez Island
86 School Road
Lopez Island, WA, 98261
KG-12
Lopez Middle High School
86 School Road
Lopez Island, WA, 98261
06-12
Lopez Elementary School
86 School Road
Lopez Island, WA, 98261
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.4% 46.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.6% 39.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.8% 7.2%

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SHAW ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Shaw Island Elementary School
44 Hoffman Cove Road
Shaw Island, WA, 98286
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 46.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 39.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 7.2%

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