Big Lake, Washington 

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Population

1,784

+1.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$88,000

Median Home Price

$550,800

Best Places to Live in Big Lake, Washington

Small-town complex - Northwest Washington, along Puget Sound. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Big Lake, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive setting
Mild year-round climate
Central location
Cons
Economy
Some unattractive sprawl
Property crime rate

What Bert Has To Say About Mount Vernon-Anacortes Metro Area

In an area of uncommon scenic beauty, Mount Vernon is adjacent to a vast river delta that stretches west to the Puget Sound but is otherwise surrounded by mountains. Anacortes is a main port gateway to the San Juan Islands and an oil terminal and refining center. The river delta supports a magnificent area of farmland, settled by Swedes and later by the Dutch, bringing visitors worldwide during the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival each spring. The economy is a mix of farming, forest products, fishing, tourism, and some industry.


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City: Big Lake
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 23 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Big Lake is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Big Lake jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Big Lake's cost of living is 43.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Big Lake's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Big Lake, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Skagit county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Big Lake's population is 1,784 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Big Lake is $550,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Big Lake public schools spend $13,839 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.1 students per teacher in Big Lake. More Education



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