Bellingham is a treasure of the Pacific Northwest. The small college town just a few miles from the Canadian border. The City not just the home of Western Washington University, it is a gem for those who love the outdoors. Shopping and dining are at their best, and there is a store that has the best apples. Bellingham offers several educational opportunities. Several highly ranked public and private school are in the area. The Whatcom Museum and the Children’s Museum are good for outside the class learning. There are several affordable rentals in Bellingham due to the high population of college students. Bellingham, WA has a total of neighborhoods. Columbia is the oldest and has the highest livability score, and the largest neighborhood by population is Roosevelt.
Residents of Columbia find this neighborhood great. Several residential structures in this area are single family. On the southernmost part of the neighborhood, known as the Eldridge Historic District, there are several large historically significant homes. On the northwestern border of the neighborhood is the Squalicum Creek Greenway. The Squalicum Creek Park in the adjacent Birchwood Neighborhood is easily accessible. The neighborhood boasts of a high graduation rate, a stable housing market and high income per capita.
Predominantly a residential neighborhood. Alabama Hill has single family houses which were constructed during the 1960's and 1970's. Several housing units in the neighborhood are mostly contemporary design and have spectacular views of the city and the bay. Falls Park is great for active recreation activities in this neighborhood. Clair Park and Highland Heights Park are neighborhood parks that have leisure activities and facilities that cater for grade school children. Residents enjoy the sunny weather in the parks within the neighborhood. Residents use the Railroad Trail as a multi-use trail. The neighborhood is ideal for middle-class families with children. The area has a lot of amenities that are easily accessible. The real estate sector is stable and the area has a high income per capita.
The Puget Neighborhood is predominantly a large single family neighborhood with multifamily residences and mobile home park. The commercial hub at Lakeway Center and the Civic Field public recreation complex serves the whole city. Along Whatcom Creek at the north end of the neighborhood there is a lot of industrial growth. Toledo Hills and Puget are on the occupy the eastern and south parts of the neighborhood and with single family homes built on average sized lots. These properties are well maintained. Most of the housing units have excellent views of Bellingham Bay or the Canadian Cascade. Over the past years utilities, streets, and residential development have extended south and north of Lakeway. With several local amenities for recreation and fitness most people spend time at the parks. The sunny weather is conducive for outdoor activities. The neighborhood has a high income per capita and the housing market is stable.