Bellingham, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,854.
Population change since 2000: +7.9%
Males: 2,287  (47.1%)
Females: 2,567  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02019.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,997 (it was $64,167 in 2000)
Bellingham:

$101,997
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,143 (it was $24,633 in 2000)

Bellingham CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $328,269 (it was $157,200 in 2000)
Bellingham:

$328,269
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $601,397; detached houses: $633,842; townhouses or other attached units: $400,461; in 2-unit structures: $555,127; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $581,455; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $440,392; mobile homes: $452,410

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,561.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bellingham: 135.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.1%
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  • Races in Bellingham, MA (2010)
    • 4,44591.6%White alone
    • 1543.2%Hispanic
    • 1252.6%Asian alone
    • 591.2%Two or more races
    • 511.1%Black alone
    • 150.3%Other race alone
    • 30.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Bellingham, Massachusetts as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bellingham is 1,084 to 1.


Crime rates in Bellingham by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(19.1)
1
(6.3)
1
(6.3)
4
(24.6)
1
(6.4)
2
(12.2)
3
(18.1)
1
(6.0)
5
(29.6)
6
(35.5)
4
(23.4)
4
(23.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.7)
3
(18.9)
7
(43.8)
5
(30.8)
4
(25.4)
5
(30.4)
8
(48.1)
8
(47.6)
10
(59.2)
2
(11.8)
3
(17.5)
2
(11.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(108.2)
14
(88.2)
22
(137.8)
20
(123.2)
16
(101.7)
22
(133.9)
24
(144.4)
21
(125.0)
18
(106.6)
26
(153.6)
21
(122.7)
13
(75.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(413.5)
69
(434.5)
47
(294.4)
34
(209.4)
43
(273.4)
38
(231.3)
55
(330.9)
50
(297.6)
34
(201.4)
26
(153.6)
17
(99.3)
17
(98.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
208
(1,323)
186
(1,171)
244
(1,528)
176
(1,084)
227
(1,443)
288
(1,753)
225
(1,354)
207
(1,232)
265
(1,570)
278
(1,643)
238
(1,390)
185
(1,077)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(108.2)
13
(81.9)
18
(112.7)
15
(92.4)
10
(63.6)
15
(91.3)
11
(66.2)
15
(89.3)
9
(53.3)
17
(100.5)
8
(46.7)
8
(46.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.3)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.3)
2
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.1)
3
(17.9)
2
(11.8)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)131.3112.2136.5119.0115.0139.2140.4121.3144.0147.1114.891.0

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City-data.com crime index in Bellingham, MA

Crime rate in Bellingham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), Italian (14.7%), Brazilian (7.5%), American (7.2%), English (5.0%), Lebanese (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1719

Elevation: 293 feet

Land area: 5.28 square miles.

Population density: 919 people per square mile   (low).

Bellingham, Massachusetts map

686 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe, 3.3% Latin America).

This place:

12.6%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,721 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,574 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (14.2 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (25.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (151.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Franklin Town, MA (1.9 miles ),
Mendon, MA (1.9 miles ),
Franklin, MA (1.9 miles ),
Hopedale, MA (2.0 miles ),
Milford, MA (2.0 miles ),
Medway, MA (2.1 miles ),
Blackstone, MA (2.4 miles ),
Millville, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 71.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +223 (+4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 544 (17.4%)

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Bellingham, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bellingham, MA in 2017
Bellingham satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2003: 71 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2005: 84 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $230,800
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $255,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $228,900
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2015: 40 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2016: 43 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $170,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Bellingham, MA residents
Average permit cost in Bellingham, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Historical population in Bellingham, MA
Historical housing units in Bellingham, MA
Most common industries in Bellingham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Bellingham, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)

Average climate in Bellingham, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.238. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.86. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.86
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0156. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0156
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Bellingham-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Bellingham place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bellingham-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from Bellingham center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 215.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from Bellingham center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from Bellingham center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Norfolk County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 13

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bellingham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bellingham:

  • CONTINUING CARE CENTER AT HOPEDALE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOPEDALE, MA)
  • HOPEDALE GARDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOPEDALE, MA)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF BLACKSTONE VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF GREATER MILFORD (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • BLAIRE HOUSE OF MILFORD (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • MILFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; MILFORD, MA)
  • ADIN MANOR CONVALESCENT HOME,T (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOPEDALE, MA)

Amtrak stations near Bellingham:

  • 13 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellingham:

  • Bryant University (about 13 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,440)
  • Framingham State University (about 14 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Wellesley College (about 17 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)
  • Babson College (about 18 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Rhode Island College (about 18 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Providence College (about 18 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 19 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)

Public high schools in Bellingham:

  • BELLINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 765, Location: 80 BLACKSTONE STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • PRIMAVERA JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 80 HARPIN STREET, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bellingham:

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Library in Bellingham:

  • BELLINGHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $507,466; Location: 100 BLACKSTONE STREET; 54,548 books; 930 e-books; 3,434 audio materials; 2,938 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Bellingham include: First Baptist Church (A), Saint Blaise Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Center Cemetery (1), North Bellingham Cemetery (2), Bellingham Center Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Box Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Jason DeLucia - Martial artist, John Milton Thayer - Union Army general, Levi Cook - Politician, Ted Lewis (voice actor) - Actor.

Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bellingham and their reported violations in the past:

BELLINGHAM DPW WATER SEWER DIV. (Population served: 15,285, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-17-2006)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.2%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Bellingham (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Bellingham Stop & Shop Branch at 70 Pulaski Boulevard, branch established on 2004/10/28; Bellingham Dunkin Donuts at 815 South Main Street, branch established on 2009/10/05. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Dean Co-operative Bank: Pulaski Branch at 411 Pulaski Boulevard, branch established on 1987/10/13; Operations Branch at 435-437 Pulaski Boulevard, branch established on 2000/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.1 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Franklin, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Bellingham Branch at 267 Hartford Avenue, branch established on 1999/06/25. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc
  • Charles River Bank: Bellingham Branch at 3 South Maple St, branch established on 2009/03/30. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $187.0 mil, Deposits: $156.1 mil, headquarters in Medway, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Charles River Bancorp, Mhc
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Bellingham Branch at 13 North Main Street, branch established on 1970/11/18. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • The Milford National Bank and Trust Company: Bellingham Branch at 286 Hartford Avenue, branch established on 1999/08/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $267.5 mil, Deposits: $233.6 mil, headquarters in Milford, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Mnb Bancorp
  • Rockland Trust Company: Bellingham Branch at 4 North Main Street, branch established on 1974/04/09. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Bellingham:

Marital status in Bellingham, MA
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Bellingham:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bellingham
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bellingham, MA (based on Norfolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic355,32152
Mainline Protestant33,086115
Other30,59375
Evangelical Protestant11,32389
Orthodox3,5399
None236,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Norfolk County:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Norfolk County:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

12.9%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bellingham:

52.4%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.4%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Bellingham:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bellingham:

20.6%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bellingham:

8.0%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Bellingham:

60.4%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bellingham:

80.7%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bellingham, MA Residents

7.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($91,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,409 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.01% ($93,487 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.26% ($105,279)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.76% ($61,444)


7.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($106,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,548 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($142,190 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.30% ($104,103)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.12% ($73,217)
Businesses in Bellingham, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Old Navy1
Barnes & Noble1Outback1
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Dairy Queen1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts5Stop & Shop1
FedEx2Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Gap1Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens2
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
McDonald's1Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellingham:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMRC (1490 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, MA; Owner: FIRST CLASS RADIO CORP.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNRI (1380 AM; 3 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellingham:

  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bellingham:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
Bellingham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bellingham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.4mTotal length
  • $12,624,000Total costs
  • 169,619Total average daily traffic
  • 20,725Total average daily truck traffic
  • 246,814Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • ROBERT L STOW, 121 Depot Street (Lat: 42.096389 Lon: -71.483056), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Tower Depot LLC, Belli-ngham, Phone: (508) 966-2333
  • Robert Stow, 121 Depot Street (Lat: 42.096389 Lon: -71.483056), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: Tower Depot LLC, Belli-ngham, Phone: (508) 966-2333

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bellingham, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BOS1816, 121 Depot Street (Lat: 42.096389 Lon: -71.483056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQHM674, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2007, Expiration Date: 09/11/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • BELLINGHAM, Lat: 42.078722 Lon: -71.465667, Call Sign: WQLA969,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2009, Expiration Date: 11/17/2019, Certifier: Donald F Dimartino, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bellingham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1036Q , Serial Number: 28-7716079, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Kelley, 54 High St, Bellingham, MA 02019
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 21819 , Serial Number: 17264029, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Middlesex Aviation Partners LLC, 49 Wethersfield Rd, Bellingham, MA 02019
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7273R , Serial Number: E-634, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Pmp Resources LLC, 1380 Pulaski Blvd, Bellingham, MA 02019
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 734TA , Serial Number: 17269090, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Ironbound Aviation Inc, 154 North St, Bellingham, MA 02019
  • Aircraft: DJI INNOVATIONS PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 508PR , Serial Number: P76DCE26013870, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2015
    Registrant (LLC): 508 Productions LLC, 420 Pulaski Blvd, Bellingham, MA 02019
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/18/2019
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 875D , Serial Number: 1082875, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): George F Cartier, 151 S Main St, S Bellingham, MA 00000

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$228,09418$196,232139$207,7968$89,5864$153,123
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$200,1202$143,0607$235,0900$01$79,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$190,8883$222,54045$223,0322$50,7203$152,527
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$180,5504$170,35328$230,3453$129,5571$54,580
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$27,5708$235,5432$30,3200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4431.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$264,8605$294,946
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$268,760
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$100,8902$340,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$326,920
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4431.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bellingham, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bellingham, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 68. The highest number of reported fires - 96 took place in 2007, and the least - 47 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bellingham, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.0%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bellingham, MA
    • 57049.0%Structure Fires
    • 38433.0%Outside Fires
    • 16814.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 413.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bellingham, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bellingham, MA
  • 55.3%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bellingham, MA
  • 50.7%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Bellingham compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Bellingham on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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