Reports & Studies

The EDC works hard to provide important, unbiased information that will help our businesses make the best decisions for them. EDC reports are listed below with a short description, their file size, and the cost to download.

All reports and studies are available to EDC members at no additional cost. To join the EDC and receive full access, learn more here.

Island County is unique. From shipbuilding to farming, furniture making to medical device manufacturing, the county has a large mix of businesses and occupations with a broad scale of wages.…

This annually updated report provides a snapshot overview of Island County, including important information such as demographic and workforce statistics, transportation and education options, recreation facilities, and more.

This Excel file uses data from the Washington State Dept of Revenue to show detailed business sector sales from 2008 to Q1 2017 in Unincorporated Island County, Coupeville, Langley and…

This Excel file uses data from the Washington State Dept of Revenue to show summary business sector sales from 2008 to Q1 2017 in Unincorporated Island County, Coupeville, Langley and…

The “2016 EDC Goals” document mentions several ways to increase economic development in Island County. One goal is: “Support and encourage strategies that will increase tourism October through April.” For…

Each year, the Island County Economic Development Council reaches out to contacts to compile the annual Major Employers list. This list includes self-reported data from public employers and those private…

A Look at Vehicle and Passenger Counts for the Mukilteo-Clinton Route

A layman’s comparison of civilian occupations to Navy enlisted rates. Navy veterans offer employers a workforce schooled in a solid work ethic, understanding the benefits of hard work and committed to teamwork. However, due to the unique occupations required…

What is a living wage in Island County? Which business sector pays that wage? What sectors have poverty level wages? Using US Dept of Labor information for Island County, comparing…

icedcReports & Studies