Whatcom Falls

Whatcom Falls

The neighborhood is bisected by Lakeway Drive, separating Bayview Cemetery and Whatcom Falls Park.

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Welcome to Whatcom Falls

Located at the eastern edge of the city south of Whatcom Creek, the Whatcom Falls neighborhood is home to over 2,000 Bellingham residents. The neighborhood is bisected by Lakeway Drive, separating Bayview Cemetery and Whatcom Falls Park from the residential areas of the neighborhood south of Lakeway. Most of the development in the neighborhood is residential in nature, typically developed at about four units per acre density. Large tracts of undeveloped land remain at the southern and eastern portions of the neighborhood.

Bayview Cemetery, Whatcom Falls Park, and Kulshan Middle School site make up the publicly owned portion of the neighborhood. Bloedel-Donovan Park is easily accessed by the neighborhood. The City and County worked together to preserve 60 acres for future park and trailhead development at the end of Birch Street, known as “Lookout Mountain.”


Overview for Whatcom Falls, WA

2,682 people live in Whatcom Falls, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $48,261. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,682

Total Population

41 years

Median Age

High

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

$48,261

Average individual Income

Around Whatcom Falls, WA

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

19
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
29
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

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

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.63 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.17 miles 43 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.74 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Whatcom Falls, WA

Whatcom Falls has 1,011 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Whatcom Falls do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,682 people call Whatcom Falls home. The population density is 5,445.853 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,682

Total Population

High

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

41

Median Age

48.47 / 51.57%

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
1,011

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$48,261

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 Whatcom Falls, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Whatcom Falls. 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
Kulshan Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5

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