Bellingham City PUMA, WA

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2019 Population
220,821
1.85% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
37.3
0.811% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
14.1%
5.9% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$62,984
6.24% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$345,700
8.57% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
101,784
2.26% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Bellingham City PUMA, WA had a population of 221k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $62,984. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bellingham City PUMA, WA grew from 216,812 to 220,821, a 1.85% increase and its median household income grew from $59,285 to $62,984, a 6.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bellingham City PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.41%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.56%). 11.6% of the households in Bellingham City PUMA, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.9% of the residents in Bellingham City PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA are Western Washington University (4,114 degrees awarded in 2019), Whatcom Community College (1,391 degrees), and Bellingham Technical College (925 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was $345,700, and the homeownership rate was 61.9%. Most people in Bellingham City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Bellingham City PUMA, WA is home to a population of 221k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 18.6% of Bellingham City PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (41.1k people).

In 2019, there were 17.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (174k people) in Bellingham City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.73k White (Hispanic) and 9.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bellingham City PUMA, WA are Spanish (12,715 speakers), Punjabi (1,355 speakers), and Russian (1,278 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bellingham City PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    174k ± 138
  2. White (Hispanic)
    9.73k ± 926
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.05k ± 624
9.42%
Hispanic Population
20.8k people

In 2019, there were 17.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (174k people) in Bellingham City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.73k White (Hispanic) and 9.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.42% of the people in Bellingham City PUMA, WA are hispanic (20.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bellingham City PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,715 speakers (6.08%)
  2. Punjabi
    1,355 speakers (0.648%)
  3. Russian
    1,278 speakers (0.611%)

11.6% of Bellingham City PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was Spanish. 6.08% of the overall population of Bellingham City PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 0.648% speak Punjabi and 0.611% speak Russian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
41.1k people
10.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
22.2k people

As of 2019, 18.6% of Bellingham City PUMA, WA residents (41.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was 10.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was 37.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Bellingham City PUMA, WA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Bellingham City PUMA, WA residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    5,327 ± 1,770 people
  2. Mexico
    4,503 ± 1,631 people
  3. India
    1,354 ± 901 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bellingham City PUMA, WA was Canada, the natal country of 5,327 Bellingham City PUMA, WA residents, followed by Mexico with 4,503 and India with 1,354.

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Citizenship

94.9%
2019 Citizenship
95%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.9% of Bellingham City PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,757 ± 506
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,589 ± 458
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,262 ± 311

Bellingham City PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Bellingham City PUMA, WA is $62,984. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

Males in Bellingham City PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,301. The income inequality in Bellingham City PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bellingham City PUMA, WA employs 102k people. The largest industries in Bellingham City PUMA, WA are Construction (7,566 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,305 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,600 people), and the highest paying industries are Not specified retail trade ($125,471), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($121,341), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($114,144).

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,984
2019 value
± $1,391
6.24%
1 Year Growth
± 3.14%

Households in Bellingham City PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $62,984, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,285 in 2018, which represents a 6.24% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$66,803
Average Male Salary in Bellingham City PUMA, WA
± $7,106
$48,301
Average Female Salary in Bellingham City PUMA, WA
± $6,361

In 2019, full-time male employees in Bellingham City PUMA, WA made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Bellingham City PUMA, WA
  1. Asian
    $50,313 ± $29,634
  2. White
    $48,914 ± $4,372
  3. Two or More Races
    $44,572 ± $17,410

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bellingham City PUMA, WA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Bellingham City PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Bellingham City PUMA, WA
0.47
2018 Wage GINI in Bellingham City PUMA, WA

In 2019, the income inequality in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.88% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bellingham City PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bellingham City PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bellingham City PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bellingham City PUMA, WA (30.4k out of 216k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    23,242 ± 1,295
  2. Hispanic
    4,021 ± 562
  3. Asian
    1,759 ± 308

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bellingham City PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

102k
2019 Value
2.26%
1 Year growth
± 2.26%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bellingham City PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.26%, from 99.5k employees to 102k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bellingham City PUMA, WA, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,518 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,386 people), and Other managers (2,381 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bellingham City PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bellingham City PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,518 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,386 people), and Other managers (2,381 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bellingham City PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Miscellaneous plant & system operators (13.2 times higher than expected), Fishing and hunting workers (13.1 times), and Tour & travel guides (7.14 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bellingham City PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Physicians ($276,991), Aerospace engineers ($267,853), and Pharmacists ($137,886).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

102k
2019 Value
2.26%
1 Year growth
± 2.26%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bellingham City PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.26%, from 99.5k employees to 102k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bellingham City PUMA, WA, are Construction (7,566 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,305 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,600 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bellingham City PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Bellingham City PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bellingham City PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Construction (7,566 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,305 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,600 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bellingham City PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Petroleum refining (15.7 times higher than expected), Fishing, hunting & trapping (11 times), and Aluminum production & processing (9.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bellingham City PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Not specified retail trade ($125,471), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($121,341), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($114,144).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $79.3B
  2. $39.1B
  3. $32.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $79.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.1B) and Electronics ($32.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B
2018 Value in Washington
$972B
Projected 2045 Value in Washington
120% growth

In 2018, total outbound Washington trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 120% to $972B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.9B
  2. $19.7B
  3. $10.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $31.9B, followed by California with $19.7B and Illinois and $10.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.85%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Washington
52.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 71.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA awarded 6,555 degrees. The student population of Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 9,906 male students and 13,307 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA are White (4,571 and 71.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (527 and 8.19%), Two or More Races (479 and 7.45%), and Asian (363 and 5.64%).

The largest universities in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Western Washington University (4,114 and 62.8%), Whatcom Community College (1,391 and 21.2%), and Bellingham Technical College (925 and 14.1%).

The most popular majors in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (626 and 9.55%), General Psychology (201 and 3.07%), and General Business Administration & Management (165 and 2.52%).

The median tuition costs in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,370 and $7,093 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 144 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 201 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 148 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA was Sociology with 144 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,114 degrees awarded
  2. 1,391 degrees awarded
  3. 925 degrees awarded
$4,370
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Western Washington University with 4,114 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,794
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,761
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 2,794 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA, which is 0.743 times less than the 3,761 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,571 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    527 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    479 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Whatcom County--Bellingham City PUMA, WA was White students. These 4,571 degrees mean that there were 8.67 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 527 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bellingham City PUMA, WA was $345,700 in 2019, which is 1.44 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $318,400 to $345,700, a 8.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Bellingham City PUMA, WA is 61.9%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Bellingham City PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bellingham City PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$345,700
2019 Median
± $5,347
$318,400
2018 Median
± $5,571

In 2019, the median property value in Bellingham City PUMA, WA grew to to $345,700 from the previous year's value of $318,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bellingham City PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bellingham City PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$62,984
Median Household Income
± $1,391
86.5k
Number of Households
± 2,191

In 2019, the median household income of the 86.5k households in Bellingham City PUMA, WA grew to $62,984 from the previous year's value of $59,285.

The following chart displays the households in Bellingham City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bellingham City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bellingham City PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

61.9%
2019 Homeownership
62%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 61.9% of the housing units in Bellingham City PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bellingham City PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bellingham City PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.73% of the workforce in Bellingham City PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.56%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.1%)

In 2019, 76.3% of workers in Bellingham City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.56%) and those who worked at home (6.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bellingham City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bellingham City PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Bellingham City PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 46.6% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.25%
Uninsured
46.6%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
1.6%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bellingham City PUMA, WA declined by 3.75% from 6.49% to 6.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bellingham City PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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