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People

Total Population 12,040
Male Share of the Population 45.4%
Female Share of the Population 54.6%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 5,176
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26%
Median Earnings25+ $34,113
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,840
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,601
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.7%
Median Gross Rent $849
Median House Value $241,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 10.4%

Ferndale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Bellingham, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles N of Seattle, Washington
County Whatcom
Metro Area Bellingham
Standard Zip Codes 98248
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.846
Longitude -122.589

Ferndale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BELLINGHAM INTL AP
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 41 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 71 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Station CLEARBROOK
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station MOUNT VERNON 3 WNW
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ferndale, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pleasant Valley (98248)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellingham 82,080 $63,355
Blaine 4,829 $86,074
Everson 2,528 $58,583
Lynden 12,579 $69,821
Nooksack 1,565 $66,750
Sumas 1,256 $59,118
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Ferndale High Schools

FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL
5830 GOLDEN EAGLE DRIVE
360-383-9240
Serves 1,534 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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