Whatcom County, Washington's estimated population is 241,397 with a growth rate of 1.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whatcom County, Washington is the 10th largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 201,545 and has seen a growth of 19.77% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.28%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.64%.
88.09% of Whatcom County, Washington residents speak only English, while 11.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.14% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Whatcom County, Washington is Black, with 28.09% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Whatcom County, Washington is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.57%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Whatcom County, Washington
90.00% of Whatcom County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 52.31% having been born in Washington. 5.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.