StatisticWestern Washington UniversityBellinghamWashington
Population density (sq mi)1,9413,051117
Median age22.031.137.6
Male/Female ratio0.6:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a40%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%43%44%
Speak Englishn/a87%81%
Speak Spanishn/a5%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Western Washington University is 36% lower than Bellingham
  • The median age in Western Washington University is 29% lower than Bellingham
  • In Western Washington University 87.98% of the population is White
  • In Western Washington University 0.95% of the population is Black
  • In Western Washington University 3.56% of the population is Asian

Compare Bellingham, WA Demographics


      Western Washington University population breakdown by race

      RaceWestern Washington UniversityBellinghamWashington
      American Indian0.69%1.82%1.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.31%0.21%0.63%
      Mixed race5.28%4.87%5.34%
      Other race1.23%2.90%3.92%
      In Western Washington University, 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

      Western Washington University age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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