Whatcom County is located in northwest Washington. The County Seat is Bellingham and the largest city is Bellingham. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 208,351 and the 2010 census population was 201,140. The land area is 2,106.86 square miles and there are 95.5 persons per square mile.
87.6% of the population is White, 1.2% is Black or African American, 8.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.1% is Asian, 3.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.6% is two or more races. 90.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 31.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $277,000, there are 79,314 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,530, the median household income is $51,939, and 16.4% of the persons in Whatcom County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 19,639. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,556,022, and sales per capita were $13,254. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.3%.
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