Whatcom County

Health and Health Care in Bellingham, WA

Bellingham, WA, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Whatcom County ranks 5 for health outcomes 9 for health factors, and 5 for healthy behaviors in WA.

Health Overview

Healthy living goes beyond whether residents have access to affordable, quality doctors and hospitals. A city’s health takes into consideration the choices residents are making to lower their personal health risk. Here are figures that indicate how Bellingham, WA residents stack up against other areas in WA in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Bellingham, WA Healthy Life Style

86%

Non-Smokers

Percent of adults who do not smoke

77%

Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30

81%

Insured

Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Whatcom County, WA

84%

Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

#5
Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Whatcom County in WASHINGTON

#5
Health Outcomes Rank
for Whatcom County in WASHINGTON

#9
Health Factors Rank
for Whatcom County in WASHINGTON