Population density (sq mi)2,3713,051117
Median age36.331.137.6
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a40%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%43%44%
Speak Englishn/a87%81%
Speak Spanishn/a5%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Birchwood is 22% lower than Bellingham
  • The median age in Birchwood is 17% higher than Bellingham
  • In Birchwood 76.02% of the population is White
  • In Birchwood 1.60% of the population is Black
  • In Birchwood 7.45% of the population is Asian

Compare Bellingham, WA Demographics


      Birchwood population breakdown by race

      American Indian3.75%1.82%1.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.02%0.21%0.63%
      Mixed race5.20%4.87%5.34%
      Other race5.94%2.90%3.92%
      In Birchwood, 8.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Birchwood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Birchwood, Bellingham, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).