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About Bellingham

Bellingham is a neighborhood in the Bellingham Metro Area and in the Whatcom County. It has a population of 93,899 and a population density of 3,329, which is 97% above the national average. It has a median age of 34, which is 3 years below the Bellingham Metro median age and 5 years below the national average.


Bellingham has a median home value of $621,800, which is 1% above the Metro average.The average rent of $2,051 is 12% above the metro average rent and 2% below the national average rent. The average household income in Bellingham is $64,748 , which is 18% below the Metro average household income and 13% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Bellingham is 6. Bellingham also has a crime index 163 that is above the Metro average and above the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Bellingham.


$621,800Median Home Value
$618,198 Bellingham Metro Area
$2,051Median Rent
$1,809 Bellingham Metro Area
2 /10 - 8 /10
School Rating
161
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
1 hr 46 mins To Bellingham Metro Area

Bellingham Zip Code

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Bellingham's population is made up of 39% married, 45% single, 10% divorced and 5% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 37%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 31%. Homeowners make up 45% of the population in Bellingham.

93,899Population
230,677 Bellingham Metro Area
3,329Population Density
  • 48% Male
  • 52% Female
34 Median Age
37 Bellingham Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Bellingham is $40,681. The Median Household Income is $64,748 and the Bellingham Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$40,681Income Per Capita
$44,596 Bellingham Metro Area
$64,748Median Household Income
$79,220 Bellingham Metro Area
14% Poverty Rate
12% Bellingham Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
4% Bellingham Metro Area
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Amenities in Bellingham
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$621,800Median Home Value
$618,198 Bellingham Metro Area
$2,051Median Rent
$1,809 Bellingham Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Bellingham Metro Area

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Renters
55%
Home Owners
45%
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2 /10 - 8 /10
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Top Schools in Bellingham

Bellingham Public Schools School District
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935 14th Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225
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Bellingham Public Schools School District
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4101 Academy Street, Bellingham, WA, 98226
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Bellingham Public Schools School District
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2508 Utter Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225
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Meridian School District
6
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954 East Hemmi Road, Everson, WA, 98247
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Bellingham Public Schools School District
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1041 24th Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225
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1 hr 46 mins
Bellingham Metro Area
Commute To
Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
2 hr 2 mins
Cornish College of the Arts
1 hr 46 mins
University of Washington Medical Ctr
1 hr 43 mins
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Bellingham crime index is 161 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Bellingham.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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