Population and Demographic Information

Current Estimated Population

91,610 as of April 1, 2020 per the Washington State Office of Financial Management.

Population Growth

Bellingham Growth since 1980 (PDF)

WA State Growth Management Population Projections (PDF)

Current Neighborhood Statistics

Table is updated monthly and includes acres, housing types, estimated population and developed residential density.


U.S. Census Bureau

American Factfinder / American Community Survey (Census Bureau)

Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM)

City of Bellingham Consolidated Plan (most recent is 2018-2022 version)


City of Bellingham response to COVID-19

Latest City closures, business resources, local, state, and national information.