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Overview
Population:80,930
Pop. Change:18%
State: Washington
Metro Area: Bellingham Metro Area
County: Whatcom County
City:Bellingham
Zip Code:98225, 98226, ... 3 total
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Bellingham's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Bellingham, Washington

As of 2014, Bellingham's population is 80,930 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.92 percent.

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The median home cost in Bellingham is $262,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.40 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Bellingham's cost of living is 25.50% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Bellingham public schools spend $11,755 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.5 students per teacher in Bellingham.

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The unemployment rate in Bellingham is 5.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bellingham jobs have Increased by 0.13 percent.


Ranked #3 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #3 Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster (Lowest Risk)
Ranked #3 Safest Places from Natural Disasters
Ranked #7 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Mid-Size Cities)
Ranked #30 America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (117 Smallest Metro Areas)
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Map Of Bellingham

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Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Bellingham's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes