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Bellingham is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,332 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bellingham is the 116th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Bellingham are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bellingham is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bellingham is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellingham who work in office and administrative support (17.40%), sales jobs (13.10%) and management occupations (10.83%).
Also of interest is that Bellingham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Bellingham is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bellingham a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bellingham has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bellingham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Bellingham, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.37 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Bellingham is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.54% of adults in Bellingham have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bellingham in 2010 was $35,536, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,144 for a family of four.
The people who call Bellingham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bellingham residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bellingham include Irish, Italian, English, French, French Canadian and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bellingham is English. Some people also speak French.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,155|
|BELLINGHAM HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||83.46%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||16.54%|
|TYPE OF BELLINGHAM HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||74.92%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.95%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.99%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.90%|
|SIZE OF BELLINGHAM HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.33%|
|AGE OF BELLINGHAM HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.77%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.29%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||46.34%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.59%|
|BELLINGHAM REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$279,736|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,147|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $49,000||2.01%|
|$49,001 - $98,000||0.52%|
|$98,001 - $197,000||8.77%|
|$197,001 - $295,000||46.92%|
|$295,001 - $394,000||27.70%|
|$394,001 - $492,000||10.59%|
|$492,001 - $739,000||3.26%|
|$739,001 - $985,000||0.23%|
|PEOPLE OF BELLINGHAM||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.42%|
|5 TO 17||17.21%|
|18 TO 24||7.28%|
|25 TO 34||11.24%|
|35 TO 54||33.84%|
|55 TO 64||12.34%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.67%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.91%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$82,859|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,536|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.19%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (18.79%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.39%)
Public Service (4.07%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.44%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.08%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.88%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.36%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.50%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (21.64%)
French Canadian (7.21%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.18%)
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