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Coupeville, Washington
bah-TSAHD-ah-lee (Lower Skagit)
—  Town  —
Location of Coupeville, Washington
Coordinates: 48°13′6″N 122°41′1″W / 48.21833°N 122.68361°W / 48.21833; -122.68361
Country United States
State Washington
County Island
Area
 - Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 - Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 75 ft (23 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,723
 - Density 1,346.7/sq mi (520.0/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98239
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-15185[1]
GNIS feature ID 1512119[2]
The waterfront of Coupeville

Coupeville is a town in Island County, Washington, United States. The population was 1,723 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Island County[3].

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History

Coupeville was officially incorporated on April 20, 1910.

Geography

Coupeville is located at 48°13′6″N 122°41′1″W / 48.21833°N 122.68361°W / 48.21833; -122.68361 (48.218250, -122.683556)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 310
1920 343 10.6%
1930 277 −19.2%
1940 325 17.3%
1950 379 16.6%
1960 740 95.3%
1970 678 −8.4%
1980 1,006 48.4%
1990 1,377 36.9%
2000 1,723 25.1%
Est. 2008 1,888 9.6%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,723 people, 737 households, and 426 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,346.7 people per square mile (519.7/km²). There were 814 housing units at an average density of 636.2/sq mi (245.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.79% White, 1.57% African American, 0.52% Native American, 2.15% Asian, 2.84% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.34% of the population.

There were 737 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.1% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,938, and the median income for a family was $47,721. Males had a median income of $33,235 versus $27,100 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,720. About 8.9% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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