Watch Anacortes’s Development 1984-2012

May 14, 2013 00:33 by Ryan

Thanks to Time Magazine, you can watch an animation of Anacortes's growth in the last three decades. Go to Time's Timelapse viewer, make sure your browser is full screen, then click “Explore the World” and type in 98221 in the search in the lower right corner. HT: Cynthia Richardson.

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Here are our census figures over the same period. Note that some annexations occurred during these periods that may skew growth rates. Source; source.

Census Year Population % Change Housing Units % Change
1980 9,013 17.0% 3,917 37%
1990 11,451 27.0% 4,992 27%
2000 14,557 27.1% 6,551 31%
2010 15,778 8.4% 7,680 17%
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