Ferndale, Washington

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Population in 2013: 12,343 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +40.9%
Males: 5,902  (47.8%)
Females: 6,441  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98248.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,703 (it was $36,375 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$53,703
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,908 (it was $15,982 in 2000)

Ferndale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $244,504 (it was $136,200 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$244,504
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $299,302; Detached houses: $329,698; Townhouses or other attached units: $254,818; In 2-unit structures: $237,325; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,251; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $212,781; Mobile homes: $109,497; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,535

Median gross rent in 2013: $833.

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  • Races in Ferndale, WA (2013)

    Ferndale races chart
    • 9,56780.1%White alone
    • 9237.7%Hispanic
    • 6335.3%Asian alone
    • 3703.1%Two or more races
    • 2151.8%Black alone
    • 1751.5%American Indian alone
    • 150.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ferndale: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.1%), Irish (9.5%), Norwegian (8.3%), English (8.2%), Dutch (3.6%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 6.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,986 people per square mile   (low).

Ferndale,WA real estate house value index trend

Ferndale, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Ferndale:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ferndale city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

1,375 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 2.7% Latin America, 2.5% North America, 1.9% Asia).

This city:

11.5%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Ferndale, Washington as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ferndale to the number of sex offenders is 857 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,497 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,094 (1.0%)

Ferndale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (8.6 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (85.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1043.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Marietta-Alderwood, WA (2.3 miles ), Custer, WA (2.3 miles ), Lummi Reservation, WA (2.4 miles ), Bellingham, WA (2.9 miles ), Lynden, WA (3.0 miles ), Birch Bay, WA (3.0 miles ), Geneva, WA (3.3 miles ), Lummi Island, WA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2000: 150 buildings, average cost: $41,100
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2002: 94 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2004: 136 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2005: 195 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2006: 124 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2008: 56 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2009: 72 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2011: 91 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2012: 119 buildings, average cost: $239,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.85 N, Longitude: 122.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +891 (+7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,246 (24.6%)

Ferndale household income distribution Ferndale home values distribution

Crime rates in Ferndale by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 000000002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.10.00.00.0
Rapes 512781341334
per 100,000 56.211.121.172.181.19.928.435.38.625.125.732.9
Robberies 635855666524
per 100,000 67.433.352.782.450.749.356.853.051.441.817.132.9
Assaults 1515811161515111081118
per 100,000 168.6166.384.3113.4162.1147.8142.197.185.766.994.2147.9
Burglaries 83851251031041116179607210988
per 100,000 932.9942.61,317.31,061.41,053.91,093.8577.7697.6514.2601.9933.5722.9
Thefts 453434417398532426303229251312282273
per 100,000 5,091.64,812.64,394.64,101.45,391.24,197.92,869.62,022.12,151.02,608.32,415.02,242.7
Auto thefts 2129183530323218129186
per 100,000 236.0321.6189.7360.7304.0315.3303.1158.9102.875.2154.149.3
Arson 341056661032
per 100,000 33.744.410.50.050.759.156.853.08.60.025.716.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 404.4351.7347.9389.3445.7336.6259.0215.4213.3207.5228.8219.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ferndale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,844 (+48.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Ferndale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ferndale, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ferndale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 110% 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 110.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from Ferndale 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 106.6 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 127.3 miles away from the city 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 80.2 miles away from Ferndale 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 19.5 miles away from the city 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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ferndale topographic map

Birthplace of: Daran Norris - Film actor, Jesse Brand - Singer-songwriter, Michael Koenen - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Jul 13, 1982).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ferndale:

  • PIONEER RIDGE HEALTH CARE (2185 SEAMOUNT STREET)
  • SUTTON GARDENS HEALTH CARE (2185 SEAMOUNT STREET PO BOX 608)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ferndale:

  • WALGREENS INFUSION AND RESPIRATORY SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • NORTH CASCADES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • ALDERWOOD PARK CONV CTR LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • NOR BELL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • BELLINGHAM HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • MT BAKER KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • NEEDHAMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BELLINGHAM, WA)

Airports located in Ferndale:

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Amtrak station near Ferndale:

  • 10 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 Ferndale:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 6 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 10 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 32 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 61 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Peninsula College (about 65 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 73 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 77 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Public high schools in Ferndale:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Ferndale:

Private elementary/middle school in Ferndale:

  • PLEASENT VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 3635 BAY RD; Grades: PK - 4)
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Notable locations in Ferndale: Riverside Golf Course (A), Ferndale Station Park and Ride (B), Cedars Recreational Vehicle Resort (C), Pioneer Center (D), Ferndale Aerated Sewage Lagoon (E), Ferndale Sewage Polishing Pond (F), Ferndale Sewage Treatment Plant (G), Cascade Ambulance (H), Whatcom County Fire District 7 Station 41 Ferndale (I), Whatcom County Fire District 7 Church Road (J), Assisted Living Concepts Louisa House (K), Ferndale Police Department (L), Ferndale City Hall Annex (M), Ferndale City Hall (N), Ferndale Library (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ferndale include: Ferndale Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Portal Way Church of Christ (C), Christ Lutheran Church (D), Ferndale Alliance Church (E), Saint Anne Catholic Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Triumph Lutheran Church (H), United Church of Ferndale (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Deer Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ferndale: Pioneer Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Sardis Wildlife Center (Recreation Areas; 7472 Valley View Road), European Visits Magazine (4718 Neptune Circle).

Court: Ferndale City Hall - Municipal Court (2095 Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 44.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.99
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ferndale and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL CITY WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 285, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BELFERN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 219, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ALDERGROVE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform
DOUBLE L MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • BELL BAY JACKSON WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.8%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Ferndale, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Ferndale compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Ferndale (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ferndale Branch at 5706 4th Ave, branch established on 1956/04/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Peoples Bank: Ferndale Office at 1895 Main Street, branch established on 1994/04/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,224.9 mil, Deposits: $1,084.6 mil, headquarters in Lynden, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp
  • Bank of the Pacific: Ferndale Branch at 1860 Main Street, branch established on 2005/05/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $640.3 mil, Deposits: $548.4 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Pacific Financial Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Ferndale Branch at 2081 Main Street, branch established on 1993/01/15. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ferndale Branch at 2031 Main Street, branch established on 1904/12/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Banner Bank: Ferndale Branch at 1815 Main Street, branch established on 1997/09/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Washington Federal: Ferndale Branch at 2045 Main Street, branch established on 1979/11/09. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ferndale, Washington:

  • Slater Heritage House, 1371 W Axton Rd, Ferndale, WA 98248 , Phone: (360) 384-4273
  • Silver Reef Hotel, Casino & Spa, 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale, WA 98248 , Phone: (360) 383-0777, Fax: (360) 312-0504
  • Super 8 Ferndale, 5788 Barrett Rd, Ferndale, WA 98248 , Phone: (360) 384-8881, Fax: (360) 380-1930
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ferndale, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Washington average:

11.4

Ferndale travel time to work - commute Ferndale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ferndale city (based on Whatcom County data)

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
Whatcom County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

9.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.1%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Whatcom County:

23.1%
Washington:

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

14.4%
State:

13.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$12,504$75,0240$0
Other Government Administration 11$61,780$67,3960$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,394$52,7281$928
Police Protection - Officers 17$117,400$82,8710$0
Police - Other 2$8,112$48,6720$0
Correction 1$5,132$61,5840$0
Streets and Highways 4$22,972$68,9160$0
Sewerage 8$38,128$57,1920$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,716$46,2960$0
Natural Resources 1$5,274$63,2880$0
Water Supply 7$36,660$62,8460$0
Totals for Government 56$320,072$68,5871$928

Ferndale government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $318,000 ($25.76)
    Regular Highways: $267,000 ($21.63)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($1.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,109,000 ($89.85)
    Water Utilities: $616,000 ($49.91)
    Sewerage: $488,000 ($39.54)
    Fire Protection: $479,000 ($38.81)
    Regular Highways: $467,000 ($37.84)
    Central Staff Services: $433,000 ($35.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $303,000 ($24.55)
    General - Other: $284,000 ($23.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $233,000 ($18.88)
    Financial Administration: $226,000 ($18.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $163,000 ($13.21)
    Corrections - Other: $54,000 ($4.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($1.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $668,000 ($54.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $263,000 ($21.31)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($4.86)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($1.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($1.46)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.97)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.24)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.16)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,426,000 ($196.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($1.22)

Ferndale government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,119,000 ($90.66)
    All Other: $264,000 ($21.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($3.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($6.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $318,000 ($25.76)
    Special Assessments: $308,000 ($24.95)
    Interest Earnings: $212,000 ($17.18)
    Property Sale Other: $16,000 ($1.30)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,015,000 ($82.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $355,000 ($28.76)
    General Support: $75,000 ($6.08)
    All Other: $30,000 ($2.43)
  • Tax - Property: $1,191,000 ($96.49)
    Total General Sales: $872,000 ($70.65)
    Public Utilities: $562,000 ($45.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $234,000 ($18.96)
    NEC: $186,000 ($15.07)

Ferndale government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $265,000 ($21.47)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,185,000 ($1230.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,975,000 ($160.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $12,364,000 ($1001.70)
    Water Utilities: $185,000 ($14.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $846,000 ($68.54)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($6.48)

Ferndale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,723,000 ($382.65)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $659,000 ($53.39)

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,842 average AGI)
Whatcom County:

0.12%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.83% ($37,411 average AGI)
from Skagit County, WA  0.51% ($32,284)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.51% ($37,944)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,448 average AGI)
Whatcom County:

0.17%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.12% ($30,151 average AGI)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.49% ($34,050)
to Skagit County, WA  0.49% ($39,883)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferndale:

  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KBAI (930 AM; 1 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferndale:

  • 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.)
  • KZAZ (91.7 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K204BI (88.7 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY INC.)
  • K215DZ (90.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)

TV broadcast stations around Ferndale:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)
  • KVOS-TV (Channel 12; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
Ferndale fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ferndale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 117m384ftTotal length
  • $107,649,000Total costs
  • 208,092Total average daily traffic
  • 16,152Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ferndale, WA
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 ORIGINATED11$237,56412$189,13384$205,2362$285,6206$267,3624$145,663
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$183,7501$238,7008$212,2960$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$142,9003$179,11324$209,1891$170,5502$169,3002$156,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$205,3403$215,27014$213,7741$82,7801$144,8602$181,790
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$183,7500$01$353,9500$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$260,4601$240,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$273,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$177,3301$196,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$158,4200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 130
  • Hazardous Condition: 70
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Ferndale

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ferndale, WA
Most common first names in Ferndale, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8973.6 years
William5571.4 years
Robert5472.2 years
James5066.7 years
Mary4779.3 years
George3877.8 years
Richard3469.9 years
Charles3470.9 years
Walter3276.5 years
Helen2878.2 years
Most common last names in Ferndale, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3375.6 years
Johnson2573.6 years
Smith2373.9 years
Bailey2375.2 years
Nelson1879.6 years
Wilson1776.3 years
Larson1676.9 years
Jones1577.8 years
Olson1477.6 years
Miller1372.2 years
Businesses in Ferndale, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway2
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value2
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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