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Sumas is a city in Whatcom County, in the Bellingham metro area.
The community was named for Indian tribe
The latitude of Sumas is 49.000N. The longitude is -122.263W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,003.
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13% of Sumas residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sumas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sumas was $13,497, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Sumas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sumas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $467. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.
Libraries in Sumas include Sumas Library ... View libraries
Whatcom County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sumas political report.
The average commute time for Sumas workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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