Whatcom County Population 2017

Whatcom County's estimated population is 216,800 with a growth rate of 2.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whatcom County is the 9th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016216,8004,6362.19%
2015212,1643,8391.84%
2014208,3251,9770.96%
2013206,3481,3400.65%
2012205,0081,5260.75%
2011203,4821,8960.94%
2010201,58673,80657.76%
1990127,78021,07919.76%
1980106,70124,75130.20%
197081,95011,63316.54%
196070,3173,5845.37%
195066,7336,37810.57%
194060,3551,2272.08%
193059,1288,52816.85%
192050,6001,0892.20%
191049,51125,395105.30%
190024,1165,52529.72%
189018,59115,454492.64%
18803,1372,603487.45%
187053418251.70%
18603520.00%

Whatcom County Population Growth

Population Data via

Whatcom County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White185,08785.37%
Asian9,0674.18%
Two or More Races7,8943.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,9423.20%
Black or African American2,5291.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6450.30%

Whatcom County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Whatcom County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bellingham812668757463087.76%
Lynden1198813952196416.38%
Ferndale1140813403199517.49%
Blaine4686516447810.20%
Everson246126341737.03%
Nooksack1338152518713.98%
Sumas130914091007.64%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990