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Whatcom County, WA

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Whatcom County, WA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatBellingham, WA
  • Population201,140
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 2106.8600
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 95.5000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010201,140308 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)201095.50939 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20181.3%1964 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20189.5%814 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201333 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20195.0%564 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016792.002627 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201614.4%3102 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.802640 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201836.8%2634 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20163608 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201514.0%1854 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201813.1%2384 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$460,088,000.00288 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20172908 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201182.342973 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201974.5%817 of 1006
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20189102 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201111.751643 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2019$769,129.05150 of 826
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$3,744,770,000.00319 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20103.4%428 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)2010382,66450 of 79
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201232.2%1367 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201866157 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2015-201666269 of 484
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,244340 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201937,942.522014 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$527,000,000.00251 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$6,348,000,000.00269 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$86,000,000.00508 of 2178
Population (County)2050335,000278 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$217,192.00815 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050198,000300 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205032,000265 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205067734 of 2780
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