In 2020, Whatcom County, WA had a population of 225k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $65,420. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Whatcom County, WA grew from 220,821 to 224,538, a 1.68% increase and its median household income grew from $62,984 to $65,420, a 3.87% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whatcom County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.52%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), White (Hispanic) (3.96%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.93%).
None of the households in Whatcom County, 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.
94.9% of the residents in Whatcom County, WA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Whatcom County, WA are Western Washington University (4,117 degrees awarded in 2020), Whatcom Community College (1,252 degrees), and Bellingham Technical College (677 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Whatcom County, WA was $369,000, and the homeownership rate was 62.2%. Most people in Whatcom County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Whatcom County, WA was 2 cars per household.