In 2018, Whatcom County, WA had a population of 217k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $59,285. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Whatcom County, WA grew from 212,738 to 216,812, a 1.92% increase and its median household income grew from $56,419 to $59,285, a 5.08% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whatcom County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.59%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.12%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.29%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.1%). 0% of the households in Whatcom County, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95% of the residents in Whatcom County, WA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Whatcom County, WA are Western Washington University (4,114 degrees awarded in 2019), Whatcom Community College (1,391 degrees), and Bellingham Technical College (925 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Whatcom County, WA was $318,400, and the homeownership rate was 62%. Most people in Whatcom County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Whatcom County, WA was 2 cars per household.