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Bellingham is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 16,444 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.
Bellingham is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (16.42%), management occupations (11.75%) and sales jobs (10.58%).
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.
Bellingham is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Bellingham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Bellingham, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.36 minutes every day commuting to work.
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: 31.55% of adults in Bellingham have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bellingham in 2010 was $33,170, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,680 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, French, English, 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||75.34%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.85%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.98%|
|SIZE OF BELLINGHAM HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.54%|
|AGE OF BELLINGHAM HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.57%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||34.54%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||45.44%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.45%|
|BELLINGHAM REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$286,641|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,132|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||1.41%|
|$50,001 - $100,000||0.28%|
|$100,001 - $199,000||7.52%|
|$199,001 - $299,000||41.79%|
|$299,001 - $399,000||31.94%|
|$399,001 - $498,000||10.59%|
|$498,001 - $747,000||6.23%|
|$747,001 - $996,000||0.24%|
|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||90.54%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$83,534|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$33,170|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.91%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (16.20%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.72%)
Public Service (3.95%)
|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 (22.20%)
French Canadian (6.33%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.36%)
Other Asian languages (1.08%)
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