Birch Bay, Washington

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Population in 2010: 8,413.
Population change since 2000: +69.6%
Males: 4,251  (50.5%)
Females: 4,162  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

54.1 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98230, 98248.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,743 (it was $40,040 in 2000)
Birch Bay:

$68,743
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,738 (it was $21,204 in 2000)

Birch Bay CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $316,036 (it was $117,000 in 2000)
Birch Bay:

$316,036
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $442,232; detached houses: $475,390; townhouses or other attached units: $383,004; in 2-unit structures: $399,085; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $325,076; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $294,697; mobile homes: $177,854; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $86,709

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,192.

March 2019 cost of living index in Birch Bay: 99.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Birch Bay, WA (2019)
    • 8,15084.2%White alone
    • 6426.6%Two or more races
    • 5535.7%Hispanic
    • 2052.1%Asian alone
    • 1251.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 610.6%American Indian alone
    • 240.2%Black alone

Races in Birch Bay detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (11.4%), English (7.9%), American (7.8%), Irish (7.7%), European (5.6%), Norwegian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 15.8 square miles.

Population density: 532 people per square mile   (low).

Birch Bay, Washington map

1,583 residents are foreign born (6.4% North America, 4.2% Europe, 1.7% Latin America).

This place:

16.4%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,508 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,899 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (17.7 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (92.3 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1051.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Blaine, WA (2.0 miles ),
Custer, WA (2.2 miles ),
Ferndale, WA (3.0 miles ),
Lummi Reservation, WA (3.5 miles ),
Lynden, WA (3.6 miles ),
Marietta-Alderwood, WA (3.7 miles ),
Point Roberts, WA (3.8 miles ),
Lummi Island, WA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 48.93 N, Longitude: 122.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Birch Bay, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Birch Bay, WA in 2019
Birch Bay satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
Washington:

5.9%
Most common industries in Birch Bay, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Birch Bay, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Birch Bay, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.47. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.47
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Birch Bay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 923% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from Birch Bay center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 113.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from Birch Bay center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from Birch Bay center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Whatcom County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winds: 3, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birch Bay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Birch Bay:

  • ICELANDIC OLD FOLKS HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BLAINE, WA)
  • STAFHOLT GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BLAINE, WA)
  • PIONEER RIDGE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FERNDALE, WA)
  • SUTTON GARDENS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FERNDALE, WA)
  • WALGREENS INFUSION AND RESPIRATORY SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • NORTH CASCADES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LYNDEN, WA)

Amtrak stations near Birch Bay:

  • 17 miles: SURREY (187 176TH ST.) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: BELLINGHAM (401 HARRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birch Bay:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 15 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 19 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 40 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Peninsula College (about 66 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Everett Community College (about 69 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 80 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 84 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Birch Bay: Birch Bay Village Golf Course (A), Birch Bay Village Marina (B), Birch Bay Sewage Treatment Plant (C), Whatcom County Fire District 7 Grandview Road (D), North Whatcom Fire Rescue Station 63 Birch Bay (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Birch Bay include: North Bay Christ the King Community Church (A), Bay Community Baptist Church (B), Birch Bay Bible Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Unruh Reservoir (A), Heide Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Birch Bay: Birch Bay State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Whatcom County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Birch Bay that have no violations reported:

  • BIRCH BAY WATER & SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 9,485, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
28 people in maritime/merchant vessels in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Birch Bay:

Marital status in Birch Bay, WA
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Birch Bay:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Birch Bay
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Birch Bay, WA (based on Whatcom County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,842105
Catholic13,3976
Mainline Protestant9,85939
Other8,71433
Orthodox3702
None142,958-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Whatcom County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 73
Whatcom County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 184
Whatcom County:

9.57 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Whatcom County:

6.1%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.1%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Birch Bay:

49.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Birch Bay:

11.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Birch Bay:

54.0%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Birch Bay, WA Residents

6.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,127 average AGI)
Whatcom County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  1.01% ($59,114 average AGI)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.55% ($54,871)
from Skagit County, WA  0.52% ($47,402)


5.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,517 average AGI)
Whatcom County:

0.21%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  0.93% ($46,713 average AGI)
to Skagit County, WA  0.56% ($48,462)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.51% ($43,551)

Strongest AM radio stations in Birch Bay:

  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KBAI (930 AM; 1 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birch Bay:

  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUGS (89.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KZAZ (91.7 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Birch Bay:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)
Birch Bay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Birch Bay fatal accident list:

Jul 5, 2009 11:51 AM, Birch Bay Dr, Lat: 48.921406, Lon: -122.744644, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 2009 02:48 AM, Sr-548, Lat: 48.933178, Lon: -122.726286, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 2007 07:55 PM, Birch Bay Dr, Lat: 48.931808, Lon: -122.746997, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 18, 2007 08:05 AM, Sr-548, Lat: 48.932428, Lon: -122.726253, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 2005 03:50 AM, Birch Bay Rd, Lat: 48.938470, Lon: -122.754210, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 21, 2003 09:10 PM, Sr-548, Lat: 48.892091, Lon: -122.704326, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.6mTotal length
  • $15,351,000Total costs
  • 44,725Total average daily traffic
  • 3,189Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,160Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Birch Bay, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Birch Bay, WA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Property Management, 5491 Grandview Road (Lat: 48.892194 Lon: -122.780944), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Mobilitie Investments Ii, LLC, Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beac, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • Property Management, 5491 Grandview Road (Lat: 48.892194 Lon: -122.780944), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Kristin A Steiner, 5491 Grandview Road (Lat: 48.892194 Lon: -122.780944), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • Edward G Roach, 5491 Grandview Road (Lat: 48.892194 Lon: -122.780944), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Sba Monarch Towers Ii, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 5491 Grandview Road (Lat: 48.892194 Lon: -122.780944), Type: 35.1, Structure height: 53073 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Sba Monarch Towers Ii, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE7YFJ, Licensee ID: L01446586, Grant Date: 11/15/2018, Expiration Date: 11/19/2028, Certifier: Kelvin W Barton, Registrant: Kelvin W Barton, 7691 Francis Ln, Birch Bay, WA 98230
  • Call Sign: KF7AEQ, Licensee ID: L01466711, Grant Date: 02/13/2009, Expiration Date: 02/13/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2011, Certifier: John W C Simmons, Registrant: John W C Simmons, 5001 Bay Rd G2, Birch Bay, WA 98230
  • Call Sign: KF7MTV, Licensee ID: L01603863, Grant Date: 10/10/2020, Expiration Date: 11/19/2030, Certifier: Patti A Barton, Registrant: Patti A Barton, 7691 Francis Ln, Birch Bay, WA 98230

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$197,05639$246,471182$229,6667$132,28629$256,47630$162,642
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$187,4135$210,77421$213,9521$49,2406$192,8223$157,897
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$192,6954$198,29357$233,5273$132,70312$235,8277$108,730
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$196,8305$211,15645$237,7063$176,7278$306,6966$169,220
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$149,6308$244,3360$00$01$150,390

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$275,8732$283,0300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$137,0302$228,6400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$166,4205$261,1601$277,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$314,5200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Birch Bay, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Birch Bay, WA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Birch Bay, WA
  • 52.0%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Birch Bay, WA
  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 23.0%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.2%Wood


Birch Bay compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Birch Bay on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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