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Blaine, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Blaine had a population of 5,224 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Blaine is located at latitude 48.986 and longitude -122.7456 in Whatcom County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blaine (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.63 sq. miles and a water area of 2.8 sq. miles. Whatcom County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Blaine (GNIS ID: 2409860) 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 Blaine is located within Blaine Division of Whatcom County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blaine: Blaine City, Concord, Semiahmoo, Whatcom.

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Blaine, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,224
Population in Households 5,191
Population in Familes 4,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 928
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $56,639
Average Household Income $82,348
Per Capita Income $34,456


Total Housing Units 2,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,235 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 962 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $336,692
Average Home Value $416,545


Total Households 2,197
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,387
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.33% 1.57%
Households 1.18% 1.54%
Families 0.87% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Blaine, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blaine to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 190 70th
Population Density # 314 50th
Diversity Index # 282 55th
Median Household Income # 339 46th
Per Capita Income # 213 66th

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