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Home price trend in Whatcom County, WA

Data from Zillow

Quick facts about Whatcom County, WA

Typical home price:

$585K

 

Commute time (Minutes):

20

 

Per Capita Personal Income:

$58K

 

Employment rate (%):

59

 

Mean Hours Worked (female):

33

 

Uninsured (%):

9

 

Arson (per 1000):

0.08

 

Auto Theft (per 1000):

1.2

 

Burglary (per 1000):

6.3

 

Larceny (per 1000):

25

 

Aggravated Assault (per 1000):

1

 

Murder (per 1000):

2

 

Rape (per 1000):

0.48

 

Robbery (per 1000):

0.38

 

Total Property Crimes (per 1000):

33

 

Total Violent Crimes (per 1000):

1.9

 

Adult smoking (%):

16

 

Adult obesity (%):

28

 

Alcohol impaired driving deaths (%):

25

 

Excessive drinking (%):

23

 

Exercise opportunities (%):

46

 

Cigarette Tax:

$3

 

Mean Hours Worked (male):

40

 

Poverty (%):

9.9

 

Homeownership rate (%):

64

 

Vacant Housing Units:

228K

 

Total Employer Establishments:

195K

 

Average Family Size:

3.1

 

Average travel time to work (minutes):

26

 

Foreign-born population (%):

15

 

Monthly rent:

$1.9K

 

State tax burden:

8%

 

Mountains:

Less than 1 hour

 

Coast:

Within 1 hour

 

Population Density:

Somewhat sparse

 

2 hours to major airport:

yes

 

Day temp in summer (°F):

83

 

Day temp in winter (°F):

37

 

Humidity (%):

74.23% - 82.06%

 

Sun:

Not much sun

 

Precipitation:

A lot of precipitation

 

% adults with BA+:

34%

 

Amount of veterans (%):

8.2

 

Religious Population (%):

44

 

Median age:

37

 

Avg grade school test scores vs national avg:

0.12

 

Unemployment rate (%):

3.9

 

Politics:

Somewhat progressive

 

Earthquake risk:

Relatively Moderate

 

Hurricane risk:

Not Applicable

 

Tornado risk:

Very Low

 

Wildfire risk:

Very Low

 

Drought risk:

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