Population density (sq mi)993,051117
Median age30.031.137.6
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a40%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%43%44%
Speak Englishn/a87%81%
Speak Spanishn/a5%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Merdian is 97% lower than Bellingham
  • The median age in Merdian is 4% lower than Bellingham
  • In Merdian 62.18% of the population is White
  • In Merdian 1.26% of the population is Black
  • In Merdian 12.61% of the population is Asian

Compare Bellingham, WA Demographics


      Merdian population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.58%1.82%1.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.30%0.21%0.63%
      Mixed race4.43%4.87%5.34%
      Other race17.64%2.90%3.92%
      In Merdian, 8.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Merdian age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Merdian, Bellingham, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).