Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$43,684$32,419$32,999
Median household income$66,771$56,198$62,848
Median income owner occupied$0$86,071$79,796
Median income renter occupied$0$37,860$41,061
Median earnings male$38,656$33,117$41,953
Median earnings female$39,428$22,168$27,576
Unemployment rate2.2%2.9%4.3%
Poverty leveln/a20.0%12.7%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South is 46% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in South is 21% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South is 54% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South is 100% lower than the national average

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      $37,461 $56,198 $112,396
      $41,894 $62,848 $125,696
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      South median earnings by income bracket

      South employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.6%5.6%
      Manufacturing sector4.6%4.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%11.1%
      Public administration16.7%16.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%8.0%
      Education, health & social services21.0%21.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Edison, WA264$142,684157.9%
      Sudden Valley, WA7,407$83,15850.3%
      Geneva, WA2,596$72,42330.9%
      Alger, WA150$70,47827.4%
      Marietta-Alderwood, WA3,463$66,10819.5%
      Bellingham, WA90,821$56,1981.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Westminster, CA90,857$67,14221.4%
      Santa Barbara, CA90,911$81,61847.5%
      Kirkland, WA91,146$116,595110.8%
      San Leandro, CA90,489$86,60456.5%
      Carson, CA91,354$86,04055.5%
      Bellingham, WA90,821$56,1981.6%
      Source: The South, Bellingham, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).