Happy Valley

Happy Valley

Beautiful wildlife, beautiful schools, and close to events and adventures.

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Welcome to Happy Valley

Early residents in Happy Valley settled on small platted lots near Fairhaven and larger “garden tracts” throughout the rest of the valley. A streetcar line connected Happy Valley to Fairhaven’s waterfront along Harris Avenue. By the year 2000, just fewer than 6,000 people called the Happy Valley Neighborhood home, second only to Roosevelt Neighborhood.

Attributes

  • Parks, WWU, Student Housing, Single-family homes, Garden Tracts

Key Details

What to Expect

  • WWU Students living in pockets of quiet, undeveloped areas.

The Lifestyle

  • First-time options and growing opportunities.

Unexpected Appeal

  • The blend of young and new.

You'll Fall In Love With

  • Beautiful wildlife, beautiful schools, and close to events and adventures.

Overview for Happy Valley, WA

7,692 people live in Happy Valley, where the median age is 26 and the average individual income is $29,584. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,692

Total Population

26 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$29,584

Average individual Income

Around Happy Valley, WA

There's plenty to do around Happy Valley, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

40
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
48
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
38
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cafe Velo, Stella Sopra Italian, and Maniac Coffee Roasters.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.12 miles 43 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.92 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.38 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.89 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Happy Valley, WA

Happy Valley has 4,046 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Happy Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,692 people call Happy Valley home. The population density is 12,289.662 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,692

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

26

Median Age

44.51 / 55.5%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,046

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$29,584

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Happy Valley, WA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Happy Valley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Happy Valley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Cascades Montessori Middle
PRIVATE
7th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bellingham Family Partnership Program
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available

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