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Freeland, Washington

Freeland is a town located in Island County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,313.


\nFreeland is located at 48°0'56" North, 122°32'1" West (48.015556, -122.533622)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.3 km² (4.7 mi²). 8.7 km² (3.4 mi²) of it is land and 3.5 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 28.90% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 1,313 people, 561 households, and 379 families residing in the town. The population density is 150.9/km² (390.4/mi²). There are 664 housing units at an average density of 76.3/km² (197.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 94.36% White, 0.46% African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.84% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 2.89% from two or more races. 2.67% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 561 households out of which 27.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% are married couples living together, 11.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% are non-families. 26.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.34 and the average family size is 2.79. In the town the population is spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.4 males. The median income for a household in the town is $38,409, and the median income for a family is $47,212. Males have a median income of $39,205 versus $22,708 for females. The per capita income for the town is $20,848. 12.2% of the population and 10.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.9% are under the age of 18 and 6.1% are 65 or older.