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Whatcom County Washington Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Whatcom County Washington area was $69,372 in 2019, the latest figures available. Whatcom County median household income is $9,315 lower than the median Washington household income and $3,660 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Whatcom County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Whatcom County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Whatcom County Washington

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Washington $78,687 +4.34% +10.06%
Whatcom County $69,372 +9.43% +15.43%

Trends in Whatcom County, WA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $69,372, the median household income for Whatcom was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Whatcom County, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Whatcom County

Date US Washington Whatcom County
2019 $65,712 $78,687 $69,372
2018 $63,059 $75,415 $63,396
2017 $62,927 $74,026 $63,813
2016 $61,383 $71,492 $60,098
2015 $60,187 $69,202 $59,368
2014 $58,001 $66,334 $58,010
2013 $57,437 $64,203 $55,168
2012 $57,307 $64,226 $57,404
2011 $57,531 $64,746 $58,668
2010 $58,809 $65,372 $58,682
2009 $59,988 $67,546 $55,532

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Whatcom County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Whatcom County was $87,522 in 2019. Compared to the median Washington family income, Whatcom County median family income is $7,187 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Whatcom County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Whatcom County Washington

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Washington $94,709 +6.13% +9.43%
Whatcom County $87,522 +13.59% +10.33%

Trends in Whatcom County, WA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $87,522, the median family income for Whatcom was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Whatcom County, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Whatcom County

Date US Washington Whatcom County
2019 $80,944 $94,709 $87,522
2018 $77,786 $89,241 $77,049
2017 $77,064 $88,226 $84,747
2016 $75,707 $86,544 $79,327
2015 $73,660 $83,042 $79,316
2014 $71,246 $80,200 $71,582
2013 $70,386 $78,456 $74,856
2012 $69,752 $78,018 $71,622
2011 $70,009 $78,180 $73,068
2010 $71,221 $79,117 $77,158
2009 $72,962 $81,655 $75,355

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Whatcom County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Whatcom County was $33,503 in 2019. Compared to the median Washington per capita income, Whatcom County median per capita income is $8,018 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Whatcom County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Whatcom County Washington

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Washington $41,521 +4.25% +10.46%
Whatcom County $33,503 +5.39% +11.28%

Trends in Whatcom County, WA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $33,503, the per capita income for Whatcom was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Whatcom County, Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Whatcom County

Date US Washington Whatcom County
2019 $35,672 $41,521 $33,503
2018 $34,444 $39,828 $31,790
2017 $33,788 $38,563 $33,327
2016 $33,163 $37,590 $30,108
2015 $32,351 $36,135 $31,442
2014 $31,228 $34,419 $28,771
2013 $30,982 $33,717 $28,168
2012 $30,476 $33,311 $29,554
2011 $30,425 $33,353 $29,356
2010 $30,622 $33,330 $29,105
2009 $31,545 $34,457 $28,846

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