In 2017, Whatcom County, WA had a population of 213k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $56,419. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Whatcom County, WA grew from 209,729 to 212,738, a 1.43% increase and its median household income grew from $54,207 to $56,419, a 4.08% increase.
The population of Whatcom County, WA is 79.8% White Alone, 9.02% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.04% Asian Alone. 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 (3,881 degrees awarded in 2016), Whatcom Community College (1,225 degrees), and Bellingham Technical College (912 degrees).
The median property value in Whatcom County, WA is $299,800, and the homeownership rate is 61.8%. Most people in Whatcom County, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Whatcom County, WA is 2 cars per household.