Population density (sq mi)3,05111791
Median age31.137.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English87%81%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bellingham is 2507% higher than Washington
  • The median age in Bellingham is 17% lower than Washington
  • In Bellingham 82.80% of the population is White
  • In Bellingham 1.45% of the population is Black
  • In Bellingham 5.94% of the population is Asian

Compare Bellingham, WA Demographics


      Bellingham population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.82%1.33%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.21%0.63%0.18%
      Mixed race4.87%5.34%3.06%
      Other race2.90%3.92%4.75%
      In Bellingham, 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

      Bellingham age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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