Best Places to Live

Bellingham, WA

Population: 82,944
LIV
SCORE
631
Robert James

Abundant outdoor opportunities that include the San Juan Islands and North Cascades add to the quality of life in Bellingham, a community with a vibrant arts and entertainment reputation as well as top-quality health care. Education plays a big role in the city, with three colleges along with Western Washington University and its 16,000 students.

See why Bellingham is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Bellingham, WA Ranking Data

Civic
60
Demographics
52
Economy
47
Education
68
Health
75
Housing
63
Infrastructure
64