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Glacier is a census-designated place in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. The population was 211 at the 2010 census. Based on per capita income, Glacier ranks 522nd (last) of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked. Glacier is hoping to change this with the opening of the Glacier Chamber of Commerce. Glacier is the community closest to Mt. Baker (northernmost of the Cascade volcanoes), is within 10 air miles of Mt. Baker's summit and a 20-mile drive to the Mt. Baker Ski Area with awe-inspiring views of Mount Shuksan, one of the most photographed mountains in the world. It consists of a number of thriving businesses - including coffee shops, ski and snowboard shops, restaurants, a small grocery store, and a design company. The Glacier Public Service Center, staffed by both United States Forest Service and National Park Service personnel, has information about hiking and camping, less than a mile east.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Glacier in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Glacier like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Seattle also deserves a visit. Seattle, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Sky View Observatory, Space Needle, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. To explore Glacier, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Glacier*

  • Pollution Statistics in Glacier

    Know the pollution level of Glacier before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 29.41 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.09 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.27 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Glacier: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Glacier for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Glacier.

    • Burglary and Theft 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.69 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.64 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 30.77 (Low)
    • Drug offense 88.46 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65.38 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 28.85 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.62 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.23 (High)
  • Living in Glacier - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Glacier is 147.97 (High)

    • Safety Index 48.17 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.19 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.6 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.58 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.31 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.15 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.27 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Glacier

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Glacier

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.49 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.57 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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