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Demographics

People

Total Population12,666
Male Share of the Population45.6%
Female Share of the Population54.4%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+5,766
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married51.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.3%
Median Earnings25+$36,594
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,836
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,790

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,361
% Above Poverty Level83.9%
% Below Poverty Level16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone24.6%
Median Gross Rent$881
Median House Value$252,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.3%
Norwegian9.5%
English8.9%
Irish7.9%
Italian4.9%
Dutch4.5%
Scottish4.3%
Swedish3.6%
Polish3.2%
French Except Basque2.9%
Russian2.1%
Welsh1.2%
Canadian1%
Ukrainian0.8%
Finnish0.6%
Portuguese0.6%
Icelander0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Greek0.2%
New Zealand0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Arab0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Bermudan0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
South African0.1%
German0.1%
Czech0.1%
African0.1%
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Ferndale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Whatcom County
Standard Zip Codes98248
Phone Area Codes360
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude48.86
Approximate Longitude-122.63

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)

StationBELLINGHAM INTL AP
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 45 F
Apr Temp41 to 57 F
Jul Temp54 to 71 F
Oct Temp43 to 59 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationCLEARBROOK
Distance14.3 miles
Jan Temp32 to 43 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp51 to 75 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationMOUNT VERNON 3 WNW
Distance30.1 miles
Jan Temp34 to 46 F
Apr Temp41 to 58 F
Jul Temp52 to 73 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellingham84,462$66,858
Blaine4,988$91,250
Everson2,555$58,828
Lynden13,204$71,926
Nooksack1,763$65,417
Sumas1,775$50,809

Ferndale Public Schools

Cascadia Elementary
6175 Church Rd
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 493
Central Elementary
5610 Second Avenue
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9600
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
Eagleridge Elementary
2651 Thornton Road
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9700
Primary
Total Enrollment 502
Ferndale High School
5830 Golden Eagle Drive
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9240
High
Total Enrollment 1502
Ferndale Special Services
6041 Vista Dr
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9221
Primary
Total Enrollment 27
Horizon Middle School
2671 Thornton Road
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9850
Middle
Total Enrollment 545
Skyline Elementary School
2225 Thornton Road
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9450
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
Vista Middle School
6051 Vista Drive
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9370
Middle
Total Enrollment 571
Windward High School
5275 Northwest Ave
ZIP: 98248
(360) 383-9289
High
Total Enrollment 190

Ferndale Private Schools

Pioneer Meadows Montessori School
2377 Douglas Dr
ZIP: 98248
Elementary
Total Enrollment 48
Providence Christian School Nw
5942 Portal Way
ZIP: 98248
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 18
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