Ferndale, WA
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Living in Ferndale

Ferndale is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 15,476 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ferndale is the 72nd largest community in Washington.

Housing costs in Ferndale are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.

Also of interest is that Ferndale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Ferndale is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The education level of Ferndale citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.93% of adults in Ferndale have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ferndale in 2018 was $30,692, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,768 for a family of four. However, Ferndale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ferndale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ferndale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ferndale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Ferndale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ferndale include German, English, Irish, European, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in Ferndale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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