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   (County: Whatcom County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sumas City, Washington give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sumas City, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 9 years : 32

10 to 14 years : 41

15 to 17 years : 15

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 0

21 years : 33

22 to 24 years : 43

25 to 29 years : 28

30 to 34 years : 38

35 to 39 years : 37

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 76

50 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 24

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 9

80 to 84 years : 16

85 years and over : 7

Female:

Under 5 years : 89

5 to 9 years : 13

10 to 14 years : 20

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 28

20 years : 48

21 years : 23

22 to 24 years : 31

25 to 29 years : 57

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 23

40 to 44 years : 4

45 to 49 years : 47

50 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 11

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 23

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sumas City, Washington)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 609

Multiple ancestry : 388

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 68


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sumas City, Washington)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 872

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 14

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 87

Not a U.S. citizen : 92


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sumas City, Washington)

Total:

Under 5 years : 117

5 to 17 years : 133

18 to 24 years : 211

25 to 34 years : 144

35 to 44 years : 71

45 to 54 years : 183

55 to 59 years : 35

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 26

65 to 74 years : 72

75 years and over : 64

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 112

5 to 17 years : 91

18 to 24 years : 146

25 to 34 years : 91

35 to 44 years : 26

45 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 27

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 32

18 to 24 years : 33

25 to 34 years : 40

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 71

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 34

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 4

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 10

18 to 24 years : 22

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 37

75 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sumas City, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 285

Female : 302

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 136

Female : 149

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 4

Female : 10

Foreign born:

Male : 110

Female : 69


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sumas City, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 558

Born in other state in the United States : 271

Native: born outside the United States : 14

Foreign born : 140


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sumas City, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 166

Now married, except separated : 185

Divorced : 38

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 76

Now married, except separated : 122

Divorced : 41

Separated : 14

Widowed : 7

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 4

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 120

Divorced : 11

Separated : 3

Widowed : 3


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sumas City, Washington)

Speak only English : 828

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 31

Speak English less than "very well" : 39

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 24

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sumas City, Washington

  • Other Groups: 179   (17.8%)
  • Dutch: 156   (15.6%)
  • German: 126   (12.6%)
  • Irish: 85   (8.5%)
  • English: 82   (8.2%)
  • Norwegian: 58   (5.8%)
  • Swedish: 47   (4.7%)
  • United States Or American: 39   (3.9%)
  • Russian: 30   (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 27   (2.7%)
  • Scottish: 21   (2.1%)
  • Italian: 19   (1.9%)
  • Ukrainian: 19   (1.9%)
  • Canadian: 18   (1.8%)
  • Scandinavian: 17   (1.7%)
  • European: 14   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 11   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 9   (0.9%)
  • Celtic: 7   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.5%)
  • British: 5   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 4   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 4   (0.4%)
  • Australian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 3   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sumas City, Washington is 1,065



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sumas City, Washington: 535
Female Population in Sumas City, Washington: 530


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sumas City, Washington: 35.2
Median Female Resident Age in Sumas City, Washington: 25.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sumas City, Washington


White


Both sexes

32.8

Male

33.6

Female

31.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

14.5

Male

26.5

Female

12.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.5

Male

25.5

Female

25.5

Asian


Both sexes

44.5

Male

49.5

Female

42.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.5

Male

22.0

Female

23.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.4

Male

21.5

Female

19.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.0

Male

21.8

Female

19.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

33.9

Male

34.7

Female

33.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Sumas City, Washington


  • White: 983
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 53
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 11
  • Two or More Races: 15



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sumas City, Washington citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sumas City, Washington

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (3.89%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 22   (8.56%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (2.72%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (3.5%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (1.95%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (2.72%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 80   (31.13%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 25   (9.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 48   (18.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 5   (1.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (11.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.56%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.78%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (1.17%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (1.74%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (1.04%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (7.29%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.39%)
  • 10th Grade: 17   (5.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (3.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 123   (42.71%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 18   (6.25%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 47   (16.32%)
  • Associate Degree: 17   (5.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 17   (5.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.39%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sumas City, Washington

  • Sumas Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: Po Box 589, Sumas, WA 98295, Phone: (360) 988-9423, Students: 199 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Sumas City, Washington

  • Sumas Library


    451 2nd Street, Sumas, WA 98295

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sumas City, Washington


  • Black Mountain Forestry Center


    9006 Silver Lake Rd, Sumas, WA 98295

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sumas City, Washington affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sumas City, Washington.

Area Features of Sumas City, Washington


Airport


(1) Kendall Airstrip  

Bridge


(1) Warnick Bridge  

Building


(1) Maple Falls Library   (2) Whatcom County Fire District 14 Station 2 Kendell  

Cemetery


(1) Kendall Cemetery   (2) Saint Peters Cemetery  

Census


(1) Kendall Census Designated Place   (2) Maple Falls Census Designated Place   (3) Peaceful Valley Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Saint Peter Catholic Church  

Gap


(1) Church Saddle   (2) Excelsior Pass   (3) Gold Run Pass   (4) High Pass   (5) Low Pass   (6) Skagway Pass   (7) Welcome Pass  

Lake


(1) Anderson Lake   (2) Bald Lake   (3) Bearpaw Mountain Lake   (4) Canyon Lake   (5) Church Lake   (6) Damfino Lakes   (7) Hanging Lake   (8) Kendall Lake   (9) Kidney Lakes   (10) Pocket Lake   (11) Silver Lake   (12) Sprague Lake   (13) Tomyhoi Lake   (14) Twin Lakes   (15) Whistler Lake  

Locale


(1) Black Mountain Boy Scout Camp   (2) Canyon Creek Campground   (3) Circle S Farms   (4) Douglas Fir Campground   (5) El Pam Farms   (6) Excelsior Lookout   (7) Green Meadows Dairy   (8) Hilltop   (9) Hillview Dairy   (10) Silesia Creek Shelter   (11) Silver Lake Park Boat Launch   (12) Silver Lake Park Campground   (13) Silvergate Dairy   (14) Sumas Mountain Dairy   (15) Vedder Mountain Dairy   (16) Viacres Dairy   (17) Vreugdenhil Farms   (18) Whatcom County Water District 13 Sewage Treatment Plant   (19) Winchester Mountain Lookout  

Mine


(1) Clauson Lime Quarry   (2) Gargett Mine   (3) Kendall Quarry   (4) Lone Jack Mine   (5) Red Mountain Mine  

Park


(1) Silver Lake Park  

Populated Place


(1) Balford   (2) Boundary   (3) Columbia   (4) Kendall   (5) Limestone Junction   (6) Maple Falls   (7) Nooksack Salmon Hatchery   (8) Peaceful Valley   (9) Warnick  

Post Office


(1) Maple Falls Post Office  

Ridge


(1) Canyon Ridge   (2) Silesia Ridge   (3) West Church Ridge  

School


(1) Kendall Elementary School   (2) Maple Falls Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Arnold Slough   (2) Bee Creek   (3) Boulder Creek   (4) Canyon Creek   (5) Chilliwack River   (6) Clean Creek   (7) Coal Creek   (8) Consolidation Creek   (9) Cornell Creek   (10) Damfino Creek   (11) Depot Creek   (12) Dippy Creek   (13) Doaks Creek   (14) Ensawkwatch Creek   (15) Fossil Creek   (16) Frost Creek   (17) Hedrick Creek   (18) Jim Creek   (19) Johnson Creek   (20) Kendall Creek   (21) Kidney Creek   (22) Liumchen Creek   (23) Lookout Creek   (24) Maple Creek   (25) Middle Fork Silesia Creek   (26) Quartz Creek   (27) Racehorse Creek   (28) Rapid Creek   (29) Saar Creek   (30) Sumas River   (31) Tomyhoi Creek   (32) West Fork Silesia Creek   (33) Whistler Creek   (34) Wildcat Creek   (35) Winchester Creek  

Summit


(1) American Border Peak   (2) Bald Mountain   (3) Bearpaw Mountain   (4) Black Mountain   (5) Church Mountain   (6) Cowap Peak   (7) Excelsior Peak   (8) Kaisoots Mountain   (9) Little Mountain   (10) Lone Tree Hill   (11) Middle Peak   (12) Mount Larrabee   (13) Red Mountain   (14) Reese Hill   (15) The Pleiades   (16) Tomyhoi Peak   (17) Vedder Mountain   (18) Winchester Mountain   (19) Yellow Aster Butte  

Valley


(1) Columbia Valley   (2) Paradise Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sumas City, Washington

98295 (pop. 4,826)


Cities Nearby Sumas City, Washington

Sumas Ccd, WA  (pop. 7,126) 3.6 Miles
Nooksack City, WA  (pop. 953) 5.4 Miles
Peaceful Valley Cdp, WA  (pop. 3,656) 6.6 Miles
Everson City, WA  (pop. 2,379) 6.7 Miles
Kendall Cdp, WA  (pop. 189) 7.9 Miles
Lynden City, WA  (pop. 11,579) 9.4 Miles
Maple Falls Cdp, WA  (pop. 267) 9.8 Miles
Lynden Ccd, WA  (pop. 15,855) 10.0 Miles
Deming Cdp, WA  (pop. 302) 11.7 Miles
Ferndale Ccd, WA  (pop. 29,217) 15.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sumas City, Washington

360



Elevation in Sumas City, Washington is 46.0 ft. (14.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sumas City, Washington

Lat: 48.997278 N        Long: -122.265522 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sumas City, Washington need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Washington

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
  Total Electric Industry 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
  Total Electric Industry 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
  Total Electric Industry 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
  Total Electric Industry 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
  Total Electric Industry 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 5.10 4.86 2.70 3.66 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 5.10 4.86 2.65 3.66 0.00 4.01
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.19 0.00 0.00 2.19
  Full-Service Providers 5.13 4.86 3.42 3.65 0.00 4.41
  Total Electric Industry 5.13 4.86 3.30 3.65 0.00 4.33
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.66 0.00 0.00 3.66
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 6.17 0.00 0.00 6.17
  Full-Service Providers 5.70 5.45 4.43 4.69 0.00 5.27
  Total Electric Industry 5.70 5.45 4.75 4.69 0.00 5.34
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.54
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.07
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 6.11 4.23 4.94 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 6.11 4.88 4.94 0.00 5.88
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.01 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.57
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 8.47 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.47
  Full-Service Providers 6.31 6.06 4.25 0.00 6.45 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 6.31 6.07 4.76 0.00 6.45 5.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.37
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 1,600.00 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.28
  Full-Service Providers 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.89 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.44
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.03 5.21 0.00 0.00 5.17
  Full-Service Providers 6.54 6.33 4.13 0.00 6.44 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 6.54 6.33 4.27 0.00 6.44 5.87
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.93 0.54 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.14 5.66 0.00 0.00 5.62
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.64 4.26 0.00 5.93 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.63 4.44 0.00 5.93 6.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sumas City, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 14   (3.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 15   (3.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 26   (6.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 38   (9.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 26   (6.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 81   (20.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 27   (7.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 25   (6.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 31   (8.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 13   (3.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 38   (9.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 42   (10.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sumas City, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 368

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 31

In 3-person carpool : 3

In 4-person carpool : 2

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 8

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 66

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 26


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sumas City, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 93

5 to 9 minutes : 40

10 to 14 minutes : 43

15 to 19 minutes : 65

20 to 24 minutes : 80

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 38

35 to 39 minutes : 30

40 to 44 minutes : 39

45 to 59 minutes : 36

60 to 89 minutes : 4

90 or more minutes : 10


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sumas City, Washington)

With Social Security income : 66

No Social Security income : 333


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sumas City, Washington)

With retirement income : 46

No retirement income : 353


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sumas City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 30

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $44,999 : 30

$45,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 48

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sumas City, Washington)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,417


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sumas City, Washington

  • KPUG (1170 AM; 5.0 kW; Bellingham, WA; Owner: Saga Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50.0 kW; Ferndale, WA; Owner: Bbc Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KVRI (1600 AM; 50.0 kW; Blaine, WA; Owner: Way Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KARI (550 AM; 5.0 kW; Blaine, WA; Owner: Way Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5.0 kW; Bellingham, WA; Owner: Saga Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KBAI (930 AM; 1.0 kW; Bellingham, WA; Owner: Saga Broadcasting, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Sumas City, Washington

  • KUGS (89.3 FM; Bellingham, WA; Owner: Western Washington University)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Lyman, WA; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Skagit Valley College)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Bellingham, WA; Owner: Kuow/puget Sound Public Radio)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Hamilton, WA; Owner: Athens Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • KZAZ (91.7 FM; Bellingham, WA; Owner: Washington State University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sumas City, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 44  (20.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 31  (14.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 33  (15.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 19  (8.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 29  (13.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 32  (17.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 45  (24.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 77  (42.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (2.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 74 Farms In Sumas City, Washington


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sumas City, Washington

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sumas City, Washington

  • Abbotsford Airport


    (about 4.9 miles in Lynden, Washington; Airport Code: YXX)

  • Bellingham International


    (about 18.6 miles in Bellingham, Washington; Airport Code: BLI)

  • Blaine Municipal


    (about 21.1 miles in Blaine, Washington; Airport Code: BWS)

  • Bayview Farms


    (about 34.2 miles in Bow, Washington; Airport Code: WA3)

  • Orcas Island


    (about 35.5 miles in Eastsound, Washington; Airport Code: ESD)

  • Westsound Airport


    (about 36.2 miles in Olga, Washington; Airport Code: WSX)

  • Rosario Seaplane Base


    (about 36.6 miles in Olga, Washington; Airport Code: RSJ)

  • Skagit Regional (Bayview)


    (about 37.0 miles in Burlington, Washington; Airport Code: MVW)

  • Skagit Regional


    (about 37.1 miles in Burlington, Washington; Airport Code: MVW)

  • Blakely Island Airport


    (about 38.5 miles in Anacortes, Washington; Airport Code: BYW)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sumas City, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.57%

Carpooled

9.57%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

4.28%

Walked

7.30%

Other Means

0.76%

Worked At Home

2.52%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sumas City, Washington, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sumas City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 206

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 14

Female householder, no husband present : 70

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 78

Householder not living alone : 31


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sumas City, Washington)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 26

All other households : 365


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sumas City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 133

Renter-occupied housing units : 73

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 8

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15

Renter-occupied housing units : 55

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 61

Renter-occupied housing units : 48


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sumas City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 23

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 40

$30,000 to $34,999 : 25

$35,000 to $39,999 : 39

$40,000 to $44,999 : 41

$45,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 48

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 35

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sumas City, Washington)

Total : 482


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sumas City, Washington)

Occupied : 399

Vacant : 83


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sumas City, Washington)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sumas City, Washington)

Built 2005 or later : 36

Built 2000 to 2004 : 21

Built 1990 to 1999 : 103

Built 1980 to 1989 : 52

Built 1970 to 1979 : 45

Built 1960 to 1969 : 41

Built 1950 to 1959 : 28

Built 1940 to 1949 : 46

Built 1939 or earlier : 110


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sumas City, Washington)

Utility gas : 170

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 17

Electricity : 183

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 3

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 23

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sumas City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 10

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 25

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 65

$175,000 to $199,999 : 23

$200,000 to $249,999 : 35

$250,000 to $299,999 : 22

$300,000 to $399,999 : 14

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 3

$750,000 to $999,999 : 9

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sumas City, Washington)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 17

Home equity loan only : 13

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 4

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 81

Housing units without a mortgage : 100


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sumas City, Washington)

Built 2005 or later : $161,400

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $217,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $166,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $287,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $195,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $106,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $192,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $175,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sumas City, Washington: 68.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sumas City, Washington

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sumas City, Washington

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 3 3 $295,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $159,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 7 $454,000
2000        
  Single Family 4 4 $366,241
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $334,780
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 12 $701,021
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $94,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $94,000
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $227,908
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $227,908
2003        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,250,334
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $1,260,723
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 27 $2,511,057
2004        
  Single Family 14 14 $2,046,573
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $2,046,573
2005        
  Single Family 23 23 $3,259,707
  Two Family 1 2 $171,575
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $839,553
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 33 $4,270,835
2006        
  Single Family 13 13 $2,118,980
  Two Family 2 4 $387,848
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $473,579
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 21 $2,980,407


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sumas City, WA): $29,297
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sumas City): $114,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sumas City): $543
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sumas City, Washington

Utility Gas: 54.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.5%
Electricity: 37.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sumas City, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sumas City, Washington

Option Care Hh Llc /bellingham


     Address: 477 W Horton Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/5/1995

Signature Home Health


     Address: 1221 Fraser Street, Bellingham, Washington 98228
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/22/2004

Island Hospital Home Health


     Address: 1211 24th Street, Anacortes, Washington 98221
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/5/1996

Home Health Care/hp Of Whidbey


     Address: 101 N Main Po Box 400, Coupeville, Washington 98239
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 7/13/1982

Life Care At Home Of Wa


     Address: 1423 6th Street, Marysville, Washington 98270
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/21/1994

Hospitals Close To Sumas City, Washington

St Josephs Hospital


     Address: 2901 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, Washington 98225
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Skagit Valley Hospital


     Address: 1415 Kincaid Street, Mount Vernon, Washington 98274
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Island Hospital


     Address: 1211 24th Street, Anacortes, Washington 98221
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Cascade Valley Hospital


     Address: 330 S Stillaguamish Ave, Arlington, Washington 98223
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Whidbey General Hospital


     Address: 101 North Main Street, Coupeville, Washington 98239
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Sumas City, Washington

Christian Health Care Center


     Address: 855 Aaron Drive, Lynden, Washington 98264
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 126
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Bellingham Health Care & Rehabilitation Servic


     Address: 1200 Birchwood Avenue, Bellingham, Washington 98225
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 79%

St Francis Extended Health Car


     Address: 3121 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, Washington 98226
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Mt Baker Care Center


     Address: 2905 Connelly Avenue, Bellingham, Washington 98225
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Evergreen North Cascades Health & Rehabilitati


     Address: 4680 Cordata Parkway, Bellingham, Washington 98226
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 81%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sumas City, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 235 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sumas City, Washington

    Retired Workers: 250
    Disabled Workers: 50
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Whatcom County, Washington Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 53.40%
  • Bush & Cheney 44.58%
  • Other 2.02%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sumas City, Washington citizens.

Relocation to Whatcom County, WA

7.37 % of Whatcom County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $44,012

Washington Average 7.86 %

0.19 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,437

Washington Average 0.26 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Whatcom County, WA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • King County , WA 1.00 % ($38,498 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.52 % ($38,803 AGI )
  • Skagit County , WA 0.50 % ($31,050 AGI )

Relocation away from Whatcom County, WA

6.88 % of Whatcom County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,823

Washington Average 7.07 %

0.23 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $38,587

Washington Average 0.16 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Whatcom County, WA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • King County , WA 1.27 % ($28,059 AGI )
  • Skagit County , WA 0.64 % ($40,460 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.58 % ($36,269 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Washington

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Washington

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sumas City, Washington is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sumas City, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sumas City, Washington

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 0 0
Rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 0 158 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 94 0 86 0 79 0 0 0 0
Assault 0 1 1 1 3 2 2 0 2 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0 101 99 99 282 184 173 0 158 77 75 75 0
Burglary 6 4 2 7 13 14 10 11 11 7 5 6 5
    per 100,000 615 405 198 690 1,223 1,288 864 889 870 541 377 448 373
Larceny Theft 14 18 18 31 51 33 19 37 35 31 22 26 17
    per 100,000 1,436 1,822 1,779 3,054 4,798 3,036 1,642 2,991 2,767 2,394 1,657 1,943 1,269
Vehicle Theft 0 2 0 2 4 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 3
    per 100,000 0 202 0 197 376 276 259 243 79 77 0 0 224
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
5 6 5 10 17 13 8 13 12 10 7 8 7
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
3 3 3 5 9 7 5 6 7 5 4 4 3


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Washington

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,557 18,790 19,798 20,016 19,112 20,403 20,183 21,008 18,270 18,712


(updated 2014)



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