Whatcom County Demographics

Whatcom County Sunset

 Whatcom County Population

 
 Population (2015) 212,284
 Population (2010) 201,140
 Persons per sq mi (2015) 99.6

 Whatcom County Education & Income

 
 High school graduate or higher (2011-2015) 91.2% 
 Bachelor's degree or higher  (2011 -2015) 32.5%
 Median household income (2011-2015) $53,145
 Per capita income in past 12 months (2011-2015) $27,223
Mt. Shuksan. Whatcom County

 Whatcom County Employment

 
 Labor force averaged (2014) 101,927
 Unemployment Rate (2014) 6.7%

 Whatcom County Geographic Facts

 
 Land area sq mi (2010) 2,106.9
 Lowest Elevation (Sea Level) 0 ft
 Highest Elevation (Mt. Baker) 10,781 ft

Whatcom County Weather Trends

 MonthAverage High (F°)Average Low (F°)Average Precipitation (in) Average Snowfall(in)
 January 45 32 4.84 Bellingham7 
 February 49 35 3.54 Lynden7 
 March 52 37 3.03 Ferndale8
 April 57 41 2.76 Blaine10
 May 62 46 2.32 Everson8
 June 66 51 1.97 Mount Baker 641 
 July 71 54 1.38  
 August 72 54 1.26  
 September 68 49 1.61  
 October 59 42 3.27  
 November 50 37 5.43  
 December 45 33 4.88  

Mount Baker holds the world record for most snowfall in one season, receiving 1,140 inches during the 1998-99 season.