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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.

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Walk Score of Bellingham, WA

Bellingham is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Dirty Dan Harris Statue

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Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro

Most errands require a car in Bellingham.

Bellingham Apartments for Rent

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Bellingham Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Central Business District 91 54 72 1,003
2 Lettered Streets 85 49 76 2,900
3 York 82 53 68 2,127
4 Fairhaven 79 37 68 1,054
5 Sunnyland 77 43 78 2,854
6 Sehome 75 50 58 3,918
7 Columbia 67 36 73 3,917
8 Cornwall Park 66 39 71 3,066
9 Meridian 57 40 60 1,577
10 Roosevelt 56 34 69 6,053
11 South Hill 54 43 53 3,373
12 WWU 51 44 47 3,421
13 Happy Valley 49 39 52 6,573
14 Puget 46 37 47 5,008
15 Birchwoods 40 36 56 5,367
16 Mount Baker 38 31 50 5,483
17 Guide Meridian 38 34 50 5,776
18 Alabama Hill 27 28 48 2,576
19 Samish Hill 26 30 33 3,556
20 South Bellingham 23 24 38 1,567
21 Edgemoor 20 27 38 2,004
22 Silver Beach 17 20 31 3,722
23 Whatcom Falls 13 27 33 2,238

Eating & Drinking

There are about 407 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 29 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

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Bellingham has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

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Dirty Dan Harris Statue

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Mural At The Village Green

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Boulevard Park

Bike Score of Bellingham, WA

Bellingham is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Mural At The Village Green in Bellingham

Mural At The Village Green

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Mallard Ice Cream

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Boulevard Park

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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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Fiama Wood Fire Pizza

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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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Woods Coffee

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