Bellingham Real Estate Market Overview

Could Bellingham, WA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Bellingham. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Bellingham such as... Ferndale and Blaine. When you’re ready, Trulia has 424 resale and new homes in Bellingham lined up for you, including 7 open houses, and 62 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$305,000

Median Sales Price

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$216

Price Per Sqft

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$1,512

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Bellingham show a 6% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 1% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Bellingham for Feb 26 to May 25 was $305,000 based on 187 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Bellingham was $216, an increase of 7% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Bellingham for Apr 29 to May 29 was $1,512.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Bellingham can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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2,572

Counts of Arrest

2,211

Counts of Theft

1,445

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Bellingham

There are 30 schools in Bellingham.

Elementary Schools
10

Lowell Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

9

Wade King Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

9

Happy Valley Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
9

Fairhaven Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

Kulshan Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

5

Shuksan Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
8

Meridian High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Bellingham High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Sehome High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Bellingham by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
40%
Single residents
Home owners
66%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$54,148
Median household income
College educated
53%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Bellingham commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
91% commute by car
1% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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