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Local Businesses in San Juan County

San Juan County is a county in the Salish Sea in the far northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Washington. The county was formed on October 31, 1873, from Whatcom County and is named for the San Juan Islands, which are named for Juan Vicente de Güemes, 2nd Count of Revillagigedo, the Viceroy of New Spain.

The labor force dynamics in San Juan County is highly seasonal, with peak unemployment rates occurring each year during the winter months and the lowest unemployment rates observed each summer during the peak tourist season. The discrepancy between annual high and low unemployment rates widened during the recession, but the gap has narrowed in recent years.

In 2017, San Juan County in Washington had a population of 16,200 people with a median age of 55.7 and a median household income of $60,271.

The economy of San Juan County, WA employs 7,640 people. The largest industries in San Juan County, WA are Accommodation & Food Services (906 people), Construction (882 people), and Retail Trade (686 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,321), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,500), and Public Administration ($56,544).

San Juan County Statistical Data
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