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Latitude: 48.75262 Longitude: -122.469657


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Overview
Population:80,885
Pop. Change:18%
State: Washington
Metro Area: Bellingham Metro Area
County: Whatcom County
City:Bellingham
Zip Code:98225, 98226, ... 3 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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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 2012, Bellingham's population is 80,885 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.19 percent.

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The median home cost in Bellingham is $244,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.58 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Bellingham's cost of living is 22.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Bellingham public schools spend $4,675 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 20.5 students per teacher in Bellingham.

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The unemployment rate in Bellingham is 7.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bellingham jobs have Decreased by 2.74 percent.


Ranked #3 Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster (Lowest Risk)
Ranked #3 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
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 20 minutes. The National Average is 28 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