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Bellingham Apartments

Bellingham, WA 50 Apartments for Rent

Bellingham Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 92,314
Population Density: 3,334.3 people/sq mile
Median Age: 33
Percentage of Family Households: 47%
Median Annual Income: $58,597 / year
Median Rent: $1,324 / month

What locals are saying

The Pacific Northwest has a lot going for it when it comes to lifestyle and Bellingham, Washington, located 80 miles north of Seattle, is the perfect example. Oh, pardon me. B’ham Washington. For a minute there I lost my cool and, above all else, one must maintain one’s cool in B’ham.

If you like pretty scenery, art festivals, rain, seafood, coffee, and rain, you’ll love living in B’ham

Bellingham Demographics


How diverse is Bellingham?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Bellingham is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Bellingham are White (76.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (10.7%), Two Or More (5.9%), Asian (4.5%), Black Or African American (1.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.6%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.4%), and Other (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Bellingham residents?

The median age in Bellingham is 33 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Bellingham?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Bellingham is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Bellingham are White (76.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (10.7%), Two Or More (5.9%), Asian (4.5%), Black Or African American (1.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.6%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.4%), and Other (0.2%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Bellingham residents?

The median age in Bellingham is 33 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Bellingham Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Bellingham is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Bellingham is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Bellingham is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Bellingham


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Lowell Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
291 Students
2 Reviews
291
Students
2 Reviews
7 /10
Columbia Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
294 Students
5 Reviews
294
Students
5 Reviews
7 /10
Silver Beach Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
475 Students
8 Reviews
475
Students
8 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Fairhaven Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
627 Students
7 Reviews
627
Students
7 Reviews
6 /10
Whatcom Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
717 Students
5 Reviews
717
Students
5 Reviews
4 /10
Kulshan Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
587 Students
11 Reviews
587
Students
11 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Sehome High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,175 Students
7 Reviews
1,175
Students
7 Reviews
7 /10
Bellingham High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,119 Students
8 Reviews
1,119
Students
8 Reviews
5 /10
Squalicum High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,317 Students
4 Reviews
1,317
Students
4 Reviews

What Renters Say about Bellingham


Apartment List has released the results for Bellingham from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
78%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
74%
Weather
65%
Commute Time
64%
Public Transit
64%
Pet Friendliness
56%
Safety and Crime Rate
56%
Social Life
44%
State and Local Taxes
35%
Dating
33%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
33%
Affordability

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Average rent in Bellingham, Washington

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Bellingham is $1,745, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,622. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List

Find an apartment for rent in Bellingham, WA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Bellingham, WA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 50 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Bellingham. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Bellingham is $1,660 for a studio, $1,745 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,622 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Bellingham apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Bellingham, WA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Bellingham?

In Bellingham, the average rent is $1,660 for a studio, $1,745 for a 1-bedroom, $2,622 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,450 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Bellingham, check out our monthly Bellingham Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Bellingham?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Bellingham apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Bellingham?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Bellingham.

How can I find off-campus housing in Bellingham?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Bellingham. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include City University of Seattle, Seattle Central College, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, and University of Washington-Seattle Campus.