In 2017, Bellingham, WA had a population of 85.4k people with a median age of 31.1 and a median household income of $47,886. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bellingham, WA grew from 84,462 to 85,388, a 1.1% increase and its median household income grew from $44,441 to $47,886, a 7.75% increase.
The population of Bellingham, WA is 78.5% White Alone, 8.27% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.18% Asian Alone. 13% of the people in Bellingham, WA speak a non-English language, and 95% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bellingham, WA are Western Washington University (3,881 degrees awarded in 2016), Whatcom Community College (1,225 degrees), and Bellingham Technical College (912 degrees).
The median property value in Bellingham, WA is $328,300, and the homeownership rate is 45.3%. Most people in Bellingham, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Bellingham, WA is 2 cars per household.