City At A Glance

#26 LivScore 615
Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham, Washington

Quick Facts:

Population: 83,179
Median Household Income: $39,150
Average Work Commute: 13 Minutes
Median Home Price: $250,000

About Bellingham, WA

Located 90 miles north of Seattle and 50 miles south of Vancouver, B.C., Bellingham is a picture-perfect, post-industrial college town – one with a thriving, culturally rich city center and soon-to-be redeveloped Waterfront District. Home to nationally recognized Western Washington University, Bellingham is also known for its quality schools, burgeoning arts scene and a diverse array of recreational opportunities, including hiking, biking, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as golfing, fishing, sea kayaking and sailing.