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Bellingham Washington Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Bellingham Washington metro area was $62,268 in 2018, the latest figures available. Bellingham median household income is $11,805 lower than the median Washington household income and $331 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Bellingham median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Bellingham are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Bellingham Washington

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Washington $74,073 +1.88% +8.98%
Bellingham $62,268 -0.65% +6.79%

Trends in Bellingham, WA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Bellingham is $62,268. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $62,677 and is now $409 (0.65%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Bellingham, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Bellingham

Date US Washington Bellingham
2018 $61,937 $74,073 $62,268
2017 $61,807 $72,709 $62,677
2016 $60,291 $70,220 $59,029
2015 $59,116 $67,970 $58,311
2014 $56,969 $65,154 $56,977
2013 $56,415 $63,060 $54,186
2012 $56,288 $63,083 $56,383
2011 $56,507 $63,593 $57,624
2010 $57,762 $64,208 $57,637
2009 $58,921 $66,344 $54,544
2008 $60,829 $67,901 $55,098
2007 $61,601 $67,490 $56,460

Bellingham Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Bellingham was $75,677 in 2018. Compared to the median Washington family income, Bellingham median family income is $11,975 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Bellingham will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Bellingham Washington

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Washington $87,652 +1.15% +7.47%
Bellingham $75,677 -9.08% -2.86%

Trends in Bellingham, WA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Bellingham is $75,677. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $83,239 and is now $7,562 (9.08%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Bellingham, Washington, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Bellingham

Date US Washington Bellingham
2018 $76,401 $87,652 $75,677
2017 $75,692 $86,656 $83,239
2016 $74,360 $85,004 $77,916
2015 $72,348 $81,563 $77,903
2014 $69,978 $78,773 $70,309
2013 $69,134 $77,060 $73,524
2012 $68,512 $76,631 $70,348
2011 $68,763 $76,789 $71,767
2010 $69,953 $77,708 $75,784
2009 $71,663 $80,202 $74,015
2008 $74,083 $82,422 $71,663
2007 $74,267 $80,906 $76,422

Bellingham Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Bellingham was $31,224 in 2018. Compared to the median Washington per capita income, Bellingham median per capita income is $7,895 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Bellingham will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Bellingham Washington

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Washington $39,119 +3.28% +10.22%
Bellingham $31,224 -4.61% +1.11%

Trends in Bellingham, WA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Bellingham is $31,224. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $32,734 and is now $1,510 (4.61%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Bellingham, Washington, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Bellingham

Date US Washington Bellingham
2018 $33,831 $39,119 $31,224
2017 $33,187 $37,876 $32,734
2016 $32,573 $36,922 $29,573
2015 $31,775 $35,492 $30,882
2014 $30,672 $33,806 $28,259
2013 $30,431 $33,117 $27,666
2012 $29,934 $32,719 $29,029
2011 $29,884 $32,759 $28,833
2010 $30,077 $32,737 $28,587
2009 $30,984 $33,844 $28,332
2008 $32,255 $35,322 $29,406
2007 $32,400 $35,240 $29,545