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Blaine is a city in Whatcom County, in the Bellingham metro area.
The community was named for James C. Blaine, secretary of state and presidential candidate.
The latitude of Blaine is 48.993N. The longitude is -122.745W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,003.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Blaine demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Whatcom County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bellingham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98230 ZIP code.
17% of Blaine residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blaine ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blaine was $20,333, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Blaine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Blaine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $524. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $997.
Libraries in Blaine include Blaine Library ... View libraries
Whatcom County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blaine political report.
The average commute time for Blaine workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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