Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Whatcom County, Washington

Whatcom County (pronounced /ˈʍɑtkəm/) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. Its name ultimately derives from a Nooksack word meaning "noisy water." As of 2000, the population was 166,814. The county seat is at Bellingham, which is also the county's largest city. Whatcom County's northern border is the international boundary with the Canadian province of British Columbia; adjoining the county on the north are four of metropolitan Vancouver's suburbs, Delta, Surrey, Langley and Abbotsford, with several shopping malls and other services in Bellingham and elsewhere in the county geared to cross-border shopping and recreation. The five crossing points are at Blaine (one at the Peace Arch, located on the Interstate 5 crossing, and the other a commercial and passenger crossing o... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Washington State$145,850 Average House Value (as of 2000)
165,428 Population (as of 2000)$41,486 Average House Income (as of 2000)
196,514 Population (current)688.8 Square Miles of Land
2.2 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)3.9 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
5,420 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$408,324,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
59,310 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$1,755,186,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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