The City of Sumas had a population of 1,602 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Sumas is located at latitude 48.9955 and longitude -122.2685 in Whatcom County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sumas (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whatcom County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 43 feet.
The City of Sumas (GNIS ID: 2412000) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sumas is located within Sumas Division of Whatcom County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sumas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sumas: Sumas City.
|Population in Households||1,602|
|Population in Familes||1,350|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.72|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||650 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||362 (55.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||227 (34.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||61 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$264,732|
|Average Home Value||$349,449|
|Median Household Income||$53,767|
|Average Household Income||$61,430|
|Per Capita Income||$22,152|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.87%|
|Per Capita Income||1.54%|
The table below compares Sumas to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 343||45th|
|Population Density1||# 272||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 176||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 316||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 488||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.