Bellingham Division WA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Bellingham Division, WA

The Bellingham Division is a County Subdivision of Whatcom County. The subdivision has a Z5 Census Class Code which indicates that the Bellingham Division is a statistical county subdivision.

Also See: Whatcom County Data | Cities in Whatcom County | County Subdivisions in Whatcom County

Bellingham Division Boundary Map


Bellingham Division Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 117,877
Population in Households 112,448
Population in Familes 73,096
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,429
Population Density1 812
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 49,152
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 25,663
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,760 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,392 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,145 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $348,967
Average Home Value $415,111


Median Household Income $53,273
Average Household Income $73,566
Per Capita Income $31,409
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.88% 0.97%
Households 0.79% 0.94%
Families 0.63% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.