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Bellingham Metro Area Income and Careers

 

As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Bellingham Area is $26,671, which is lower than the state average of $31,233 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Bellingham Area median household income is $53,025. On average Bellingham Area residents spend 19.9 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 25.9 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #206

Bellingham Area
26,671 USD
Washington
31,233 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Bellingham Area
25,925 USD
Washington
33,492 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Bellingham Area
32,856 USD
Washington
41,039 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Bellingham Area
20,950 USD
Washington
26,815 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #164
Bellingham Area
53,025 USD
Washington
60,294 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Bellingham Area
66,422 USD
Washington
79,195 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Bellingham Area
10.90%
Washington
31.72%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Bellingham Area median household income growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Washington and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income27.53%$13,513, see rank25.71%$16,04521.11%$16,919
Social Security Income29.53%$18,352, see rank27.34%$18,26029.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.11%$3,197, see rank4.09%$3,4452.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.65%$23,963, see rank18.23%$24,50217.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Bellingham Area
68,084 USD
Washington
73,039 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Bellingham Area
80,252 USD
Washington
92,527 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
White$54,596, see rank$61,732$56,900
Black$23,500, see rank$42,120$35,600
Hispanic$39,958, see rank$42,945$42,396
Asian$55,263, see rank$72,430$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$34,808, see rank$40,218$37,170
Hawaiian Native$63,947, see rank$53,904$53,370
One Race, Other$35,000, see rank$39,321$40,300
Two or More Races$35,217, see rank$52,702$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
less than 25$21,439, see rank$29,556$25,788
25 to 44$62,096, see rank$65,189$58,398
45 to 64$63,271, see rank$72,872$65,027
65 or over$39,952, see rank$42,749$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over167,767, see rank5,488,038248,775,628
Male182,413, 49.12%, see rank49.58%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:256,830, 68.96%, see rank70.46%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2230, 0.28%, see rank1.57%0.73%
Male, Civilian256,600, 68.68%, see rank68.89%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed351,393, 90.80%, see rank90.75%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed35,207, 9.20%, see rank9.25%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force225,583, 31.04%, see rank29.54%30.72%
Female185,354, 50.88%, see rank50.42%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:249,708, 58.24%, see rank59.07%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces231, 0.04%, see rank0.21%0.11%
Female, Civilian249,677, 58.20%, see rank58.86%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed345,334, 91.26%, see rank91.68%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed34,343, 8.74%, see rank8.32%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force235,646, 41.76%, see rank40.93%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over95,296, 100%3,171,197141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone70,707, 74.20%, see rank72.72%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled8,510, 8.93%, see rank10.36%9.59%
Public Transportation2,666, 2.80%, see rank5.92%5.06%
Walked4,585, 4.81%, see rank3.49%2.78%
Other Means2,800, 2.94%, see rank2.11%1.79%
Worked at Home6,028, 6.33%, see rank5.40%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Bellingham Area
19.9 minutes
Washington
25.9 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over96,7273,194,382143,435,233
Male151,393, 53.13%, see rank53.25%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations216,451, 32.01%, see rank36.86%33.12%
Service Occupations28,485, 16.51%, see rank13.70%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations28,645, 16.82%, see rank16.32%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,767, 3.44%, see rank2.43%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24,673, 9.09%, see rank8.28%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations28,397, 16.34%, see rank16.59%17.94%
Female145,334, 46.87%, see rank46.75%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations217,010, 37.52%, see rank40.90%40.04%
Service Occupations211,461, 25.28%, see rank22.15%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations214,168, 31.25%, see rank30.25%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2432, 0.95%, see rank0.93%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2134, 0.30%, see rank0.38%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,093, 4.62%, see rank5.04%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Bellingham AreaWashingtonU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over96,727, 100%3,194,382143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining3,462, 3.58%, see rank2.66%1.96%
Construction6,064, 6.27%, see rank6.04%6.17%
Manufacturing10,347, 10.70%, see rank10.51%10.43%
Wholesale Trade2,261, 2.34%, see rank2.97%2.75%
Retail Trade11,966, 12.37%, see rank11.81%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities3,844, 3.97%, see rank5.09%4.93%
Information1,478, 1.53%, see rank2.32%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing5,206, 5.38%, see rank5.49%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
9,694, 10.02%, see rank12.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance23,093, 23.87%, see rank21.57%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
10,067, 10.41%, see rank9.10%9.49%
Public Administration4,710, 4.87%, see rank5.48%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration4,535, 4.69%, see rank4.83%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Bellingham Area%WashingtonU.S.
Population in Poverty32,40116.24%, see rank13.55%15.59%
Family in Poverty5,30010.64%, see rank9.13%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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