Living in Ferndale, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Ferndale SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Ferndale, WA Crime Report

324
Total Crimes
2,243.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.63%
Below National Average

Ferndale, WA Cost Of Living

114
Ferndale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Ferndale, Washington Info Snack

Ferndale is a city in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. The population was 11,415 at the 2010 census. It is the third largest city in Whatcom County and borders the Lummi Nation on its southern border.
Population
13,622
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
14.5%
Median Home
$291,000
Median Income
$64,370
Median Rent
$959

Ferndale, WA Photos

Rankings for Ferndale in Washington

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Map Of Ferndale, WA

Population over time in Ferndale

Year Population % Change
2017 13,622 3.4%
2016 13,171 4.0%
2015 12,666 2.5%
2014 12,355 2.6%
2013 12,040 2.3%
2012 11,766 2.3%
2011 11,507 2.6%
2010 11,219 2.1%
2009 10,993 -
Crime/100k Ferndale WA USA
Violent Crime 110.8 311.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.1 5.0
Robbery 6.9 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 90.0 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 2133.1 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 346.3 533.5 376.0
Larceny 1662.2 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 124.7 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ferndale

White
74.9% (10,197)
African American
0.1% (8)
American Indian
3.0% (409)
Asian
5.8% (789)
Hawaiian
0.2% (34)
Other
0.3% (43)
Two Or More
2.7% (369)
Hispanic
13.0% (1,773)
Race Ferndale WA USA
White 74.9% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 0.1% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 3.0% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.8% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.0% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Ferndale, Washington

Less than $10,000
11.5% (156,908)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (27,942)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.0% (67,438)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (120,636)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (165,505)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (222,734)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.4% (223,003)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.8% (241,810)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.6% (102,903)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (33,316)
Income Ferndale WA USA
Less than $10,000 11.5% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.0% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.4% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.8% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.6% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Ferndale

Female
53.4% (7,272)
Male
46.6% (6,350)
Gender Ferndale WA USA
Female 53.4% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ferndale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (681)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (681)
High School / GED
24.0% (3,269)
Some College
25.0% (3,405)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,770)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (2,588)
Master's Degree
7.0% (953)
Professional Degree
1.0% (136)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (136)
Education Ferndale WA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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