Blaine, WA

Census Place

Add Comparison
2022 Population
5,865
1.59% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.1
8.85% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.3%
32.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$78,633
3.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$450,500
21.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Blaine, WA had a population of 5.87k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $78,633. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Blaine, WA grew from 5,773 to 5,865, a 1.59% increase and its median household income grew from $76,272 to $78,633, a 3.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Blaine, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (10.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.77%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.55%), and White (Hispanic) (4.26%).

None of the households in Blaine, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.4% of the residents in Blaine, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Blaine, WA was $450,500, and the homeownership rate was 65.5%.

Most people in Blaine, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Blaine, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Blaine, WA is home to a population of 5.87k people, from which 91.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 17.1% of Blaine, WA residents were born outside of the country (1k people).

In 2022, there were 6.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.13k people) in Blaine, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 595 Two+ (Hispanic) and 280 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.4%
2022 Citizenship
89.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.4% of Blaine, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Blaine, WA was 89.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Blaine, WA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Blaine, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.13k ± 433
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    595 ± 366
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    280 ± 177
15.9%
Hispanic Population
931 people

In 2022, there were 6.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.13k people) in Blaine, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 595 Two+ (Hispanic) and 280 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.9% of the people in Blaine, WA are hispanic (931 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Blaine, WA as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

17.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1k people
20.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.16k people

As of 2022, 17.1% of Blaine, WA residents (1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Blaine, WA was 20.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Blaine, WA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    153 ± 98
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    71 ± 68
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    40 ± 52

Blaine, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Blaine, WA employs 2.31k people. The largest industries in Blaine, WA are Manufacturing (418 people), Retail Trade (234 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (210 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($100,647), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($90,429), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,438).

Occupations

2.31k
2022 Value
± 373
−0.216%
1 Year decline
± 23.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Blaine, WA declined at a rate of −0.216%, from 2.31k employees to 2.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blaine, WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (320 people), Management Occupations (259 people), and Production Occupations (219 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blaine, WA.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Washington (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

2.31k
2022 Value
± 373
−0.216%
1 Year decline
± 23.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Blaine, WA declined at a rate of −0.216%, from 2.31k employees to 2.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blaine, WA, are Manufacturing (418 people), Retail Trade (234 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (210 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Blaine, WA, though some of these residents may live in Blaine, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$58,651
Median earning men ± $8,655
$34,390
Median earning women ± $4,334

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($177,614), Public Administration ($113,958), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($90,839).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($100,491), Manufacturing ($45,625), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($33,644).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
Y-Axis
3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
Measure

In 2022, 0.975% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.954% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (1.33M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Blaine, WA was $450,500 in 2022, which is 1.6 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $369,500 to $450,500, a 21.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Blaine, WA is 65.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Blaine, WA have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Blaine, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$450,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$30,086
$1,526
Median Property Taxes
±$257

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Blaine, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Blaine, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

65.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.5% of the housing units in Blaine, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Blaine, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity

The following map shows all of the places in Blaine, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,633
Median Household Income
± $11,304
2.33k
Number of Households
± 366

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.33k households in Blaine, WA grew to $78,633 from the previous year's value of $76,272.

The following chart displays the households in Blaine, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Blaine, WA is from Washington.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2022, the income inequality in Washington was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Washington across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (14%)
  3. Carpooled (10%)

In 2022, 71.6% of workers in Blaine, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14%) and those who carpooled to work (10%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blaine, WA have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.98% of the workforce in Blaine, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Blaine, WA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Blaine, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Blaine, WA have 2 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blaine, WA (861 out of 5.64k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blaine, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

92.8% of the population of Blaine, WA has health coverage, with 38.6% on employee plans, 24.9% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Whatcom County, WA see 1092 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.27% decrease from the previous year (1106 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1383 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 204 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the country level. Showing data for Whatcom County, WA.
1,092 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Whatcom County, WA

Primary care physicians in Whatcom County, WA see an average of 1,092 patients per year. This represents a 1.27% decrease from the previous year (1,106 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Whatcom County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 34.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

7.24%
Uninsured
38.6%
Employer Coverage
24.9%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
1.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blaine, WA grew by 29.7% from 5.58% to 7.24%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Blaine, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart