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Bellingham, WA is a gorgeous city located in the northwestern corner of Washington State. With a population of 90,545 and a population density of 3,392 people per square mile, it is the largest commercial and cultural center in Whatcom County. Here you'll find ample opportunities for outdoor activities year round, with many local businesses to explore including restaurants, boutiques, galleries and more. Nature lovers will delight in Bellingham's hiking trails, ski slopes and stunning waterfront views of Puget Sound. Sports fans can enjoy watching the Bellingham Bells baseball team or attending one of the many sporting events at Western Washington University. There are also plenty of other organizations to enjoy such as The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra or The Whatcom Museum where visitors can learn about art and culture from around the world. Whether residents or visitors alike, everyone who visits Bellingham will find something to love here!

The population in Bellingham is 90,545. There are 3,269 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Bellingham is 33.5, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Bellingham is 2.3, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Bellingham
- 38.7% are married
- 11.6% are divorced
- 27.8% are married with children
- 18.6% have children, but are single
Race in Bellingham

- 78.5% are White
- 1.5% are Black
- 6.2% are Asian
- 1.4% are Native American
- 0.1% claim Other
- 8.3% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 3.9% Two or more races
- 0.2% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

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Over 2 years ago

I've lived in so many cities in 5 west coast states and have come to a conclusion that Bellingham is the greatest city to live, work, play and raise a family. After  More

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Over 3 years ago

From what I’ve seen and heard, the very liberal political/ethical beliefs of Bellingham residents, as well as the grey rainy weather, are the main things a few people  More

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If you’re like many Americans and caught up in right vs left you won’t like the far left here in Bellingham wa. If you put politics away and you enjoy skiing,  More

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