|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bellingham is 92,289. Bellingham, Washington is the 369th largest city in the US.
Bellingham is located entirely in Whatcom County.
The current population of Bellingham (92,289) is it's peak population.
Bellingham has grown 36.0% since the 2000. Bellingham, Washington is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Bellingham has a population density of 2,987 people per square mile.
|367||Mission Viejo, California||92,449||-1.2%|
|368||Mount Pleasant, South Carolina||92,398||89.0%|
|370||Fort Myers, Florida||92,245||77.4%|
|373||South Gate, California||91,154||-5.5%|
|374||Nashua, New Hampshire||91,124||4.9%|
|375||Santa Monica, California||91,105||7.9%|
The total voting age population of Bellingham, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 71,620. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Bellingham are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bellingham are 83.2% White, 5.9% Asian, 4.8% Two or more races, 3.1% Other, 1.6% Black, 1.1% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bellingham, 20.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.9%. On a per-household basis, 8.1% of families are below the poverty line in Bellingham.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.3% of Bellingham residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.5% of Bellingham residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 44.3% have a bachelor's degree and 16.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bellingham residents aged 5 and older, 12.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bellingham is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bellingham, 18.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bellingham is $53,396.
In Bellingham, 45.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.6% of housing units in Bellingham.
Of all the housing units in Bellingham, 19.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Bellingham, 19.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 7,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bellingham is $1,056.
In Bellingham, 88.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.