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Living in Bellingham

Bellingham has an average Walk Score of 49 with 80,885 residents.

Bellingham has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Bellingham neighborhoods are Central Business District, Lettered Streets and York.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Bellingham, WA

Bellingham is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Mallard Ice Cream

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Boulevard Park

Most errands require a car in Bellingham.

Bellingham Apartments for Rent

Bellingham Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Central Business District 91 55 75 1,003
2 Lettered Streets 85 50 89 2,900
3 York 82 53 68 2,127
4 Fairhaven 79 37 61 1,054
5 Sunnyland 77 44 72 2,854
6 Sehome 75 50 58 3,918
7 Columbia 67 35 85 3,917
8 Cornwall Park 66 38 89 3,066
9 Meridian 57 41 53 1,577
10 Roosevelt 56 34 59 6,053
11 South Hill 54 42 59 3,373
12 WWU 51 43 54 3,421
13 Happy Valley 49 39 54 6,573
14 Puget 46 40 41 5,008
15 Birchwoods 40 33 65 5,367
16 Mount Baker 38 30 50 5,483
17 Guide Meridian 38 35 60 5,776
18 Alabama Hill 27 28 29 2,576
19 Samish Hill 26 31 28 3,556
20 South Bellingham 23 25 29 1,567
21 Edgemoor 20 26 22 2,004
22 Silver Beach 17 23 24 3,722
23 Whatcom Falls 13 29 28 2,238

Eating & Drinking

There are about 421 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bellingham.

People in Bellingham can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Woods Coffee

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Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro

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Transit Score of Bellingham, WA

Bellingham has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Bellingham apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Bellingham has some public transportation and about 23 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Bellingham on public transit.

Neighborhood Guides

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Boulevard Park

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Fairhaven Village Green

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Woods Coffee

Bike Score of Bellingham, WA

Bellingham is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Fairhaven Village Green

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Lake Padden

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Bellingham Bay Sunset

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Sehome Hill

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AB Crepes

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Mallard Ice Cream

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Man Pies

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Bellingham Farmers Market - Downtown

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Rumors Cabaret

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La Fiamma Wood Fire Pizza

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Woods Coffee

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The Daisy Cafe

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Everyday Music

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Cool Beans

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