Bellingham, Massachusetts Population 2020

4,652

Bellingham is a city located in Massachusetts. Bellingham has a 2020 population of 4,652. Bellingham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,854 in 2010. Bellingham reached it's highest population of 5,396 in 2015.

The average household income in Bellingham is $103,717 with a poverty rate of 3.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,358 per month, and the median house value is $254,100. The median age in Bellingham is 46.3 years, 45.3 years for males, and 48 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males.

Bellingham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bellingham was:

  • White: 91.85%
  • Other race: 2.88%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Asian: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bellingham, Massachusetts is 4,652, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,652.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,854.

Bellingham, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,27391.85%
Some Other Race1342.88%
Black or African American972.09%
Two or More Races962.06%
Asian521.12%

Bellingham Population Pyramid 2020

Bellingham Median Age

46.3


Total

45.3


Male

48


Female

Bellingham Adults

There are 3,785 adults, (814 of whom are seniors) in Bellingham.

Bellingham Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellingham Sex Ratio

Female

2,479

53.29%

Male

2,173

46.71%

Bellingham Households and Families

Bellingham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bellingham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.5%10.5%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female48.1%51.9%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9752.3574.9
Married9143.1489.5
Non Family8961.4764.4
Female1542.8548.1
Male112.18100

3.08

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bellingham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade140.41%
9th to 12th Grade1233.62%
High School Graduate96328.36%
Some College87025.62%
Associates Degree38111.22%
Bachelors Degree57116.81%
Graduate Degree47413.96%

Bellingham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1082,987951
Hispanic9595
Other Race686810
Multiple Races665033
Black656515
Asian525236

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,057$83,068$41,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$38,516$41,195$30,156
Some College$62,202$82,614$49,265
Bachelors Degree$64,286$104,583$21,591
Graduate Degree$76,125$103,088$74,783

$59,057

Average Earnings

$83,068

Average Male

$41,000

Average Female

Bellingham Language

Bellingham Language by Age

Bellingham Language

90.97% of Bellingham residents speak only English, while 9.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Bellingham Poverty

Bellingham Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,0921453.54%
Hispanic174158.62%

3.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.87%

Male Poverty Rate

5.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellingham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellingham is Hispanic, with 8.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellingham is White, with 3.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.11%
High School2.80%
Some College1.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed9.49%
Female Employed1.23%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Bellingham Income

Bellingham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$85,844$103,717
Families$113,250$124,540
Married Families$130,882-
Non Families$39,621$78,640

Bellingham Marital Status

Bellingham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellingham Married by Age and Sex

Bellingham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bellingham Marital Status by Race

Bellingham Veterans

370

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam139
Second Gulf War128
First Gulf War35
Korea28
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74121
35 to 54114
18 to 3474
55 to 6433
75+28

$Bellingham Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellingham Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bellingham Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.36%

Born in Massachusetts

92.18%

Native Born

7.82%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.18% of Bellingham residents were born in the United States, with 72.36% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,6520.00%
20194,6520.00%
20184,652-594-11.32%
20175,246-130-2.42%
20165,376-20-0.37%
20155,3963416.75%
20145,055-208-3.95%
20135,2632935.90%
20124,9703908.52%
20114,580-274-5.64%
20104,8540.00%