Whatcom County, WA has a population of 209,729 people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $54,207. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Whatcom County, WA grew from 207,100 to 209,729, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $53,145 to $54,207, a 2% increase.
The population of Whatcom County, WA is 80.1% White, 8.83% Hispanic, and 3.99% Asian. 12.4% of the people in Whatcom County, WA speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Whatcom County, WA are Western Washington University, with 3,679 graduates, Whatcom Community College, with 1,318 graduates, and Bellingham Technical College, with 865 graduates.
The median property value in Whatcom County, WA is $283,000, and the homeownership rate is 62.2%. Most people in Whatcom County, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Whatcom County, WA is 2 cars per household.
Whatcom County, WA is the 9th most populated county in Washington and borders Okanogan County, WA; San Juan County, WA; and Skagit County, WA.