Ferndale, Washington 

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Population

13,171

+19.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$51,944

Median Home Price

$383,300

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Best Places to Live in Ferndale, Washington

Small city - East shore of Puget Sound along I-5 in extreme northwest Washington, 25 miles south of Canadian border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Ferndale, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Ferndale, WA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby recreation
Pleasant summers
Attractive setting
Cons
Economic cycles
Clouds and rain
Some crime issues


What Bert Has To Say About Bellingham Metro Area

Bellingham is a lush, green, rapidly growing and typically Pacific Northwest city about half way between Seattle and Vancouver. Its legacy, still in force to a degree, is as a thriving lumber and paper-mill town and seaport for outbound forest products. Today, the beautiful setting, climate, and relatively low costs for a West Coast location are bringing many migrants to the area. The economy is making the transition from cyclical basic industries to more of a steady new-economy flavor. Some work locally, some make the lengthy commute (likely in carpools) to Seattle and especially its northern suburbs and some telecommute or run small businesses serving clients in the larger cities. There is a strong and growing base of retirees.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Washington
County: Whatcom County
Metro Area: Bellingham Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Ferndale
Zip Codes: 98248
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 68 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ferndale is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ferndale jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ferndale's cost of living is 16.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ferndale's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Whatcom county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.4% to 36.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ferndale's population is 13,171 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 19.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ferndale is Real Estate: $383,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.0%.

SCHOOLS
Ferndale public schools spend $10,402 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.5 students per teacher in Ferndale. More Education



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Housing Market in Ferndale

It's a good time to buy in Ferndale. Home Appreciation is up 9.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ferndale is $383,300.

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Reviews for Ferndale   2 Reviews
Soooo Expensive - 6/2/2008
Ferndale is expensive. Its a great place, next to the ocean, safe, close to local Bellingham nightlife, lots of scenery and parks but it's just too unaffordable. I'm a... Read More

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Cost of Living and taxes - 6/6/2007
Our property taxes went up 45% this year. Guess we shouldn't have weeded the yard or mowed the lawn! Gas prices are 40 cents per gallon higher than the national... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FERNDALE, WASHINGTON
98248

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