Bellingham Information

Bellingham Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bellingham, WA

General Bellingham Information

State: Washington

County: Whatcom County

Close cities: Edison, WA, Sedro-Woolley, WA, Sudden Valley, WA, Alger, WA, Acme, WA, Bellingham, WA, Bow, WA, Ferndale, WA, Geneva, WA, Lummi Island, WA

Bellingham Population (census data)
Total 77,503 (+13.8% since 2000)
Male 37,257 (48.1%)
Female 40,246 (51.9%)

Population Density: 3,022 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 107.0 (US Avg is 100)

Bellingham Elevation: 100 feet above sea level

Land Area: 25.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,075

Zip Codes: 98228, 98229, 98227, 98225, and 98226.

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Bellingham Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (85.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (19.2%)
  • English (13.0%)
  • Irish (12.3%)
  • Norwegian (7.5%)
  • Scottish (4.6%)
  • United States (4.4%)
Foriegn Born: 6,088 people (7.9%)
  • Asia (34.8%)
  • Europe (25.8%)
  • North America (22.5%)
  • Latin America (16.9%)

Local Bellingham Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners
NFL Football: Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders
NBA Basketball: , Portland Trail Blazers
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: St., University of Washington

Bellingham School Information

High Schools
Bellingham High School (2020 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Lummi High School (2530 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Ferndale School District 502 District)
Meridian High School (194 W Laurel Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Meridian School District 505 District)
Options High School (2015 Franklin Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Sehome High School (2700 Bill McDonald Parkway, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Squalicum High School (3773 E McLeod Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Middle Schools
Fairhaven Middle School (110 Park Ridge Road, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Kulshan Middle School (1250 Kenoyer Drive, Bellingham, WA, 98229 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Shuksan Middle School (2713 Alderwood Avenue, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Whatcom Middle School (810 Halleck Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Elementary Schools
Alderwood Elementary School (3400 Hollywood Avenue, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Birchwood Elementary School (3200 Pinewood Avenue, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Carl Cozier Elementary School (1330 Lincoln Street, Bellingham, WA, 98229 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Columbia Elementary School (2508 Utter Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Geneva Elementary School (1401 Geneva Street, Bellingham, WA, 98229 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Happy Valley Elementary School (1041 24th Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Harmony Elementary (5060 Sand Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Mount Baker School District 507 District)
Larrabee Elementary School (1409 18th Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Lowell Elementary School (935 14th Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Lummi Elementary Tribal School (2530 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Ferndale School District 502 District)
Northern Heights Elementary School (4000 Magrath Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Parkview Elementary School (3033 Coolidge Drive, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Roosevelt Elementary School (2900 Yew Street, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Silver Beach Elementary School (4101 Academy Street, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Sunnyland Elementary School (2800 James Street, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Other/Private Schools
Home Port Learning Center (707 Astor Street, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Meridian Parent Partnership Program (162 W Laurel Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Meridian School District 505 District)
Meridian Special Programs (214 W Laurel Road, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Meridian School District 505 District)
Visions (Seamar Youth Center) (1603 E Illinois Street, Bellingham, WA, 98226 - Bellingham School District 501 District)
Whatcom County Detention Center (311 Grand Avenue 6th Floor, Bellingham, WA, 98225 - Northwest ESD 189 District)

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