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Bellingham Population 2024

Bellingham is a city in Washington, State of United States, is in Whatcom County, lies 21 miles south of the U.S.–Canada border in between two major cities of Vancouver, British Columbia 52 miles to the northwest and Seattle 90 miles to the south. Bellingham population in 2024 is estimated to be 93,791, covers city area of 30.51 sq mi (79.02 sq km), ranks thirteenth largest city in Washington State, three-hundred-sixty-sixth city in the United States. Bellingham population as per 2020 census is 91,482 compared to 2010 population of 80,885 with the increase number of 10,597 people and growth of 13.1 percent.

Below is the Bellingham population by year:

YearPopulationChange %
201081,344
201181,8960.68
201282,3470.55
201382,6380.35
201483,4400.97
201585,0631.95
201687,0382.32
201789,1392.41
201890,6651.71
201990,7660.11
202091,4820.79
2021 *92,2820.874
2022 *92,9770.76
2023 *93,7180.81
2024 *93,7910.08
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Bellingham Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Bellingham population is 92,327, out of these 43,569 are male, 48,758 are female, The sex ratio of Bellingham is 89. The median age of the Bellingham population is 35.6, Bellingham population by age are, under 18 years is 12,729, 16 years and over is 81,352, 18 years and over is 79,598, 21 years and over is 70,359, 65 years and over is 18,295. 47.2% are male, 52.8% are female, Population of Bellingham by age percent-wise is, 13.8% are under 18 years old, 88.1% are 16 years and over, 86.2% are 18 years and over, 76.2% are 21 years and over, 17.1% are 65 years and over. There are total 41,555 housing units, The voting population of Bellingham are 76,399, out of these 35,161 are male voters, 41,238 are female voters, 46.0% are male, 54.0% are female. Bellingham population in 2023 is estimated to be 93,260, population in 2022 is estimated to be 92,977, and in 2021 is estimated to be 92,282.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -52,5562.8%
5 - 94,6235.0%
10 - 143,1303.4%
15 - 198,0508.7%
20 - 2415,59116.9%
25 - 3411,58912.6%
35 - 4411,05512.0%
45 - 549,33810.1%
55 - 594,7505.1%
60 - 645,8906.4%
65 - 7410,19511.0%
75 - 843,8134.1%
85 and over1,7471.9%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Bellingham Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Bellingham by race are:

White Population

White population in Bellingham, Washington are 78,240, percentage wise 84.7 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Bellingham, Washington are 890, percentage wise 1.0 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Bellingham, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Bellingham are 4,223, percentage wise 4.6 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Bellingham, Washington are 7,464. Percentage wise 8.1 percent are hispanics.

Population by Race92,327Percent
White78,24084.7%
Black or African American8901.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2931.4%
Asian Population4,2234.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2110.2%
Hispanic or Latino7,4648.1%
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Bellingham native population is 85,302, out of these 44,905 born in the Washington state and 38,202 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 7,025, out of these 3,567 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,038 are in Europe, 1,482 in Asia, 122 in Africa, 320 in Latin America and 605 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Bellingham are 3,458, out of these 766 are from Europe, 1,190 are from Asia, 133 from Africa, 519 are from Latin America and 772 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native85,302
Born in state of residence44,905
Born in other state in the United States38,202
Northeast4,785
Midwest8,374
South4,651
West20,392
Born outside the United States2,195
Puerto Rico0
U.S. Island Areas69
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,126
Foreign born
Born outside of United States7,025
Naturalized U.S. citizen3,567
Europe1,038
Asia1,482
Africa122
Oceania0
Latin America320
Northern America605
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen3,458
Europe766
Asia1,190
Africa133
Oceania78
Latin America519
Northern America772
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

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