Bellingham, Washington (WA)
If you are considering Bellingham, Washington (WA) as a possible relocation or retirement destination, this section of Boomerater can help you make an informed decision. If you live here, used to live here or have researched this town, please help other Boomeraters by reviewing Bellingham.
General Information about Bellingham
Bellingham, Washington is the county seat of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington. It is the largest city in Whatcom County and tenth largest in Washington. It is situated on Bellingham Bay, which is protected by Lummi Island, Portage Island, and the Lummi Peninsula, and opens onto the Strait of Georgia. It lies west of Mount Baker and Lake Whatcom (from which it gets its drinking water) and north of the Chuckanut Mountains and Skagit Valley. Whatcom Creek runs through the center of the city.
The Census Bureau estimate placed Bellingham's 2003 population at 71,289, and a recent calculation pushes it to 74,770. Bellingham has recently experienced an increase in real estate prices. As of Spring 2007, real estate prices seem to be leveling out as the market decreases.
Read more about Bellingham from Wikipedia This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Stats about Bellingham
|Cost of Living|
|Median Household Income:||$32,530|
|Median Home Value:||$156,100|
|State sales tax:||6.5%|
Average rating for Bellingham based on Boomerater reviews
Ratings and reviews of Bellingham
monika13 (researched this town Within the last 5 years and is considering moving here):
Write your own review of Bellingham
Help other Boomeraters evaluate Bellingham as a possible relocation or retirement destination
Professional Services in this area
Financial advisors in Bellingham:
Search for more Bellingham WA financial advisors
Real estate agents covering this area:
Search more of the Best Bellingham Realtors
Home care providers in Bellingham:
- > Karin J.
- > Naomi S.
- > Kaylee C.
Search more Bellingham WA In Home Care
Lawyers in Bellingham
Browse Bellingham WA attorneys by legal specialty:
Browse through all lawyers in Bellingham
Want to know today's mortgage rates? View comprehensive rate info at Mortgage 101
Other towns near Bellingham
Population Size: 2,082
Median Home Value: $193,800
Population Size: 3,901
Median Home Value: $140,300
Population Size: 4,175
Median Home Value: $146,700
Population Size: 0
Median Home Value: $0
Population Size: 8,813
Median Home Value: $140,200
Population Size: 81
Median Home Value: $115,300
Population Size: 142
Median Home Value: $202,500
Population Size: 2,048
Median Home Value: $122,500
Population Size: 9,093
Median Home Value: $157,400
Recent Housing & Community questions
"Best place to relocate for a family"
My daughter currently lives in Madison, WI. She has 4 children living with her and is considering mo...
momof5ive 0 replies
"Is Landrum SC a nice place to retire?"
What are your views on Landrum, SC to retire to? Is it a safe, friendly community? What informatio...
Rasc 0 replies
"What are the pros and cons of moving into a senior living community?"
I've lived in my own home for 30 years but have recently thought about moving into a senior home bec...
Sebastian 0 replies
"Where can one find new friends?"
After relocating, how does one or a couple find new friends when they don't know anyone?
Vintage45 0 replies
See other Housing & Community questions
- Detailed profiles for Washington cities
- Write a review about Bellingham Real Estate
- Homes for sale in Bellingham
- Realtors in Bellingham Professional Services
- Lawyers in Bellingham
- Homecare in Bellingham
- Financial Planners in Bellingham Mortgage Data
- Check Today's Mortgage Rates