Bellingham is a city located within Washington, United States.
Bellingham is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are calm - however noise can be an issue near the airport (Bellingham International Airport), Interstate 5 or one of the railway lines.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 60% of the dwellings in Bellingham, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The average year of construction for houses in this city is 1983. This city also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 55% of the properties in Bellingham and 45% are rented.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Bellingham and accordingly they can be a rather long walk away. Locals can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In terms of food, reaching one of over 100 grocery stores on foot is practical for some, but not all, house buyers in Bellingham. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well.
This city is especially car friendly. It is very easy to access a parking spot. However, it is inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate Bellingham since very few common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.