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    2225 Knox Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    1225 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    425 W Stuart Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    705 East Maple Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    222 N Commercial St, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    2237 - 2251 Michigan St., Bellingham, WA 98229
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    4625 Cordata Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    455 Westerly Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    3353 Racine Street, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    1040 Fraser Street, Bellingham, WA 98229
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    355 Meadowbrook Court, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    2050 Fraser Street, Bellingham, WA 98229
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    939 Mahogany Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    1226 North State Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    216 Prince Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    1511 N. State Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    114 W Magnolia St, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    1505 G Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    470 Birchwood Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    206 E. Laurel Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    1050 Larrabee Ave, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    401 W. Champion Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
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    4163 Deemer Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    3210 Orleans Street, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    272 East Bakerview Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    4151 Meridian Street, Bellingham, WA 98226
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    3010 Ferry Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
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When were prices and availability in Bellingham, WA last updated?

Prices and availability in Bellingham, WA were last updated on 29 Sep 2022.

What are the best apartments in Bellingham, WA?

The best apartments in Bellingham, WA are: South Haven Apartments - WWU, Marketplace Apartments, Park View Village, PeaceHealth/705 E. Maple Street and Voltaire Court.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Bellingham, WA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Bellingham, WA is between $748 and $1,300. View all studio apartments in Bellingham, WA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bellingham, WA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bellingham, WA is between $748 and $2,000. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Bellingham, WA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bellingham, WA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bellingham, WA is between $953 and $1,650. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Bellingham, WA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bellingham, WA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bellingham, WA is between $953 and $2,000. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Bellingham, WA.

What type of rental buildings are in Bellingham, WA?

In Bellingham 54% of the housing is rented out compared to 46% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 16% of Bellingham’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 65% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 19% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Bellingham, WA?

The average age of rental buildings in Bellingham is 0 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 0 stories, of which none are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Bellingham, WA?

Studio apartments in Bellingham are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 0% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 0% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Bellingham, WA

Bellingham is a beautiful city in northern Washington state that has a reputation for mild summers and stunning scenery. Just an hour and a half north of Seattle, Bellingham is known for being close to the Canadian border at only 21 miles away. It’s also near Vancouver, British Columbia, a very popular destination in the Pacific Northwest that attracts lots of visitors and is only an hour away by car. Bellingham is a charming city with a busy college scene due to the fact that Western Washington University is located there. Most of the town runs along Bellingham Bay, a gorgeous coastal waterfront that is home to many popular neighborhoods, and the Cascade Mountains, which offer breathtaking views in the south and east parts of the town.

Renting in Bellingham, WA

There are many beautiful apartment communities with water views of Bellingham Bay that are popular with young professionals and families who choose to rent here. The apartment buildings here are usually four or five stories high and have plenty of amenities, even some modern lofts in the downtown area. The urban and suburban mix is popular with renters who enjoy lots of shopping, restaurants, bars and coffee houses near their homes. There are slightly more renters than homeowners in Bellingham, mainly due to the large college population that lives there. The highly rated public school system that’s part of the Bellingham School District with four public high schools, is a big draw for growing families. Renters also enjoy a prominent theater and music scene, along with access to many parks around the area, like Fairhaven Park, Cordata Park and the Maritime Heritage Park.

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Bellingham, WA demographics

Bellingham, WA has a population of 90,821 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 46,848 of Bellingham’s residents are women and 43,973 are men. The median age of those who live in Bellingham, WA is 32.9.

Shopping in Bellingham, WA

Bellingham has some unique shopping areas. Two of the most popular are the downtown district and the historic Fairhaven district, where renters have access to a variety of local shops, artisan goods and antiques that are outside of regular chain stores. For a more traditional mall experience, renters flock to Bellis Fair Mall, which has a JCPenney, a Macy’s and a Target along with 77 total stores. For grocery shopping, Bellingham renters head to to Joe’s and Whole Foods Market for organic and specialty shopping and Safeway and WinCo Foods for regular produce and meats. There’s also a Haggen in town, which is a regional northwest market that has been around since 1933. In addition, everything you need for home goods, clothing and other supplies are all right off of Interstate 5 in Bellingham.

Bellingham, WA households

  • 17,475 Family
    21,205 Non-family
  • 7,473 Children
    31,207 No Children
  • 38,680Total Number of Households
  • 2.23Average People Per Household
  • $56,198Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 38,680 households in Bellingham, WA. 17,475 are family households and 21,205 are non-family households. There are 7,473 households with children in Bellingham and 31,207 households without children. On average, about 2.23 people live in a household in Bellingham, WA.

Transportation in Bellingham, WA

Bellingham is not very walkable, so renters need a car to move around town or travel to more distant locations. There are three state highways that run through Bellingham, which makes it easy to get around. For public transportation, there is the Whatcom Transportation Authority that operates a regular schedule of buses, with the downtown station being one of the most popular for people who work there. Additionally, the Fairhaven Station operates a rail to Vancouver and Seattle for renters who commute daily. For air travel, the Bellingham International Airport is located just under 5 miles from the downtown area, offering both domestic and international flights.

Bellingham, WA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Bellingham, WA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 23% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 12% have an Associate Degree, 25% have a Bachelor Degree, and 14% have a Graduate Degree.

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