98226 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to BELLINGHAM, WA 98226

98226 is a sparsely populated, upscale rural zip code in Bellingham, Washington. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. At $312,700 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Bellingham metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $62,773/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 98226 is $52,297.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 98226 earn an average of $37,145/year. Women earn only $21,538/year.

27,565 people in 98226 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 98226? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 20.2 minutes.

The median age here is 39. There are 20,303 men and 20,932 women. The median age for men is 37 while for women the median age is 41.

To give you a sense of the community, 24,693 people (out of the 41,235 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 16,900 homes, and 1,212 businesses every day. 752 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

98226 Zip code is located in the Pacific time zone at 49 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Paris, France!) and -122 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 278 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 41,235
  • White Population: 34,014
  • Black Population: 737
  • Hispanic Population: 3,078
  • Asian Population: 3,050
  • Hawaiian Population: 294
  • Indian Population: 3,331
  • Male Population: 20,303
  • Female Population: 20,932
  • Median Age: 39
  • Median Age of Males: 37
  • Median Age of Females: 41
  • Geography

  • Region: West
  • Division: Pacific
  • State: Washington
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Bellingham WA
  • County: Whatcom
  • City: Bellingham
  • Longitude: -122.4
  • Latitude: 48.8
  • Elevation: 279 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 360
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 26,192
  • Drive alone: 21,757
  • Carpool: 3,016
  • Public transit: 398
  • Ride bikes or walk: 752

  • Average commute time: 20.2 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 728
  •    5 - 9: 3,577
  •    10 - 14: 6,290
  •    15 - 19: 5,511
  •    20 - 24: 3,817
  •    25 - 29: 1,526
  •    30 - 34: 2,203
  •    35 - 39: 299
  •    40 - 44: 384
  •    45 - 59: 623
  •    60 - 89: 638
  •    90 plus: 596
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $312,700
  • Average Annual Household Income: $54,861
  • Businesses: 1,472
  • Employees: 19,485
  • Annual Payroll: $708,057,000
  • Average Family Income: $62,773
  • Median Family Income: $44,100
  • Average Income for Men: $37,145
  • Average Income for Women: $21,538
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 073
  • State FIPS Code: 53

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Schools in 98226 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Harmony Elementary
5060 Sand Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 383-2050
Irene Reither Primary School
954 E. Hemmi Road
Everson, WA 98226
(206) 398-2111
Lummi Tribal School
2334 Lummi View Drive
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 758-3147
Meridian Special Programs
214 W Laurel Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
(206) 398-7111
North Bellingham Elementary
5275 Northwest Road
Ferndale, WA 98226
(360) 383-9554
Northern Heights Elementary Schl
4000 Magrath Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 738-8145
Roosevelt Elementary School
2900 Yew St
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 676-6440
Silver Beach Elementary School
4101 Academy St
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 676-6443
Sunnyland Elementary School
2800 James St
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 676-6446
High Schools
Lummi High School
2334 Lummi View Drive
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 758-3147
Meridian High School
194 W Laurel Road
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 398-8111
Squalicum High School
3773 E Mcleod Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 676-6471
Timber Ridge
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106
Timber Ridge
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106
Timber Ridge
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106
Timber Ridge
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106
Timber Ridge
5604 Mission Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106
Other Schools
Visions (Seamar Youth Center)
1603 E Illinois St
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 676-2787
Other Schools
Meridian Parent Partnership Program
162 W. Laurel Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 966-0106

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In the 98226 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://ml.waspc.org/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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