In 2018, Bellingham, WA had a population of 87.1k people with a median age of 30.8 and a median household income of $50,844. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bellingham, WA grew from 85,388 to 87,071, a 1.97% increase and its median household income grew from $47,886 to $50,844, a 6.18% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bellingham, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.35%), White (Hispanic) (4.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.76%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.08%). 0% of the households in Bellingham, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.1% of the residents in Bellingham, WA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bellingham, WA are Western Washington University (4,114 degrees awarded in 2019), Whatcom Community College (1,391 degrees), and Bellingham Technical College (925 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Bellingham, WA was $347,100, and the homeownership rate was 45.1%. Most people in Bellingham, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Bellingham, WA was 2 cars per household.