Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (25.6 miles , pop. 67,171).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (83.5 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1034.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Glacier, WA (2.5 miles) , Maple Falls, WA (3.4 miles ), Kendall, WA (3.6 miles) , Peaceful Valley, WA (3.8 miles ), Deming, WA (3.8 miles ), Acme, WA (3.8 miles ), Hamilton, WA (4.4 miles ), Concrete, WA (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 48.80 N, Longitude: 121.92 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in East Whatcom: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East Whatcom, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:East Whatcom-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 11.5 miles away from East Whatcom center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/23/1997 at 19:13:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MD, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2005 at 20:53:15, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, 4.0 MD, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 10.6 miles away from East Whatcom center
On 4/25/2003 at 10:02:12, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.8 MD, Depth: 31.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Whatcom County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Whatcom:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
East Whatcom compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for East Whatcom CCD (based on Whatcom County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 34
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 73
Number of full-service restaurants: 184
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,012 average adjusted gross income)
0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($827 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,823 average adjusted gross income)
0.23% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,303 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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