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Demographics

People

Total Population1,775
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens8.5%
Employed Population 16+795
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.3%
Median Earnings25+$28,672
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,386
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,677

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,809
% Above Poverty Level88.6%
% Below Poverty Level11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$838
Median House Value$205,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.3%
German14.3%
Dutch13.4%
Irish11.2%
English8.1%
Scottish6.1%
Italian3.7%
Norwegian3.7%
French Except Basque3.3%
Russian1.2%
Polish1.1%
Finnish0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Greek0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Bulgarian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Danishn0.1%
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Sumas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Whatcom County
Standard Zip Codes98295
Phone Area Codes360
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude48.94
Approximate Longitude-122.23

Sumas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCLEARBROOK
Distance3.9 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
StationBELLINGHAM 3 SSW
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp35 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 58 F
Jul Temp54 to 73 F
Oct Temp45 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.8 inches
StationUPPER BAKER DAM
Distance35.3 miles
Jan Temp28 to 39 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 74 F
Oct Temp41 to 58 F
Annual Precip100.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellingham84,462$66,858
Blaine4,988$91,250
Everson2,555$58,828
Ferndale12,666$72,361
Lynden13,204$71,926
Nooksack1,763$65,417

Sumas Public Schools

Sumas Elementary
1024 Lawson Street
ZIP: 98295
(360) 988-9423
Primary
Total Enrollment 193
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