Bellingham Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Bellingham is 92,290. 19.69% is under 18, while 14.59% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 3.32% of the population was five years old or younger, 19.69% were 18 years or younger and 22.46% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.86% female and 48.14% male.

Bellingham Housing

According to the US Census, Bellingham has 42,715 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Bellingham was 95.17%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $586,700

Bellingham Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 83.28% of Bellingham's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 3.70% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Black Or African American Alone, constituting 1.44% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 1.18%

White Alone77.25%
Asian Alone6.03%
Some Other Race Alone3.70%
Black Or African American Alone1.44%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.18%
White Black Or African American1.01%

How Educated is Bellingham

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 26.8 of Bellingham residents had a bachelor's degree, while 20.5 had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 47.30% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Bellingham CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher95.5
Some College Or Associates Degree69.6
Bachelors Degree Or Higher46.7
Bachelors Degree26.8
Graduate Or Professional Degree20.5
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency18.2

Average Income in Bellingham

The median household income in Bellingham is $58,597. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $58,597.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $96,157 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $112,099.

A closer examination of the income groups of Bellingham households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (15.1%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (9.2%). 5.8% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$112,099
Nonfamily households$43,464