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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Lynden WA General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||12,902||6,971,406|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||12,002||6,724,543|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||7.5%||3.7%|
|Population, 2010 ||11,951||6,724,540|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.4%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||26.4%||23.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||19.6%||12.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||53.2%||50.2% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||89.7%||77.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.7%||3.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.9%||1.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.5%||7.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.6%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.1%||4.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||8.7%||11.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||85.9%||72.5% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||89.1%||82.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||12.6%||13.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||9.9%||18.5%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||89.5%||90.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||23.4%||31.9%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||857||582,265|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||22.4||25.7|
|Housing units, 2010 ||4,812||2,885,677|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||69.1%||63.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||26.9%||25.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$275,000||$262,100|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||4,749||2,629,126|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.57||2.54|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$25,430||$30,742|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$55,128||$59,478|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||8.3%||13.4%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,299||551,340|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||1.2%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||6.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.2%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||3.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||13.9%||28.7% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||161,834||112,053,283|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||152,323||76,790,966|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||199,289||92,968,519|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$17,164||$14,380|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||47,163||12,389,422|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||5.17||66,455.52|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||2,311.6||101.2|
|FIPS Code ||40805||53|
|Counties ||Whatcom County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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