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Bellingham, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Bellingham,MA index of house prices

Total population: 4,854 (Urban population: 4,307, Rural population: 247 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,161 (2,116 occupied: 1,565 owner occupied, 551 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

26%
State:

38%

Housing density: 409 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $1,093,802.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,234 (lower quartile is $820, upper quartile is $786)


Median gross rent in Bellingham, MA in 2016: $1,358

Housing units in Bellingham with a mortgage: 1,114 (76 second mortgage, 170 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 449

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,853

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,708

Median monthly housing costs: $1,564


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Bellingham, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $265,397 (it was $157,200 in 2000)
Bellingham:

$265,397
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $231,384 - $335,953
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1986

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,422
  • In family households: 4,250 (791 male householders, 547 female householders)
    1,022 spouses, 1,592 children (1,513 natural, 0 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 82 parents, 58 other relatives, 41 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,140 (376 male householders (290 living alone)), 398 female householders (338 living alone)), 350 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1

Size of family households: 495 2-persons, 433 3-persons, 262 4-persons, 69 5-persons, 56 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 631 1-person, 84 2-persons, 16 4-persons, 51 6-persons.

625 married couples with children.
175 single-parent households (56 men, 119 women).

82.2% of residents of Bellingham speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (23% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
9.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 18% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other language at home (17% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 46% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 684 (12.6%)
(52.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.4
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bellingham, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1842 bedrooms
  • 1,1553 bedrooms
  • 1824 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bellingham, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2981 bedroom
  • 1792 bedrooms
  • 153 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bellingham in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 39no vehicle
  • 3441 vehicle
  • 6442 vehicles
  • 4183 vehicles
  • 1014 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

Cars and other vehicles available in Bellingham in renter-occupied apartments

  • 36no vehicle
  • 2731 vehicle
  • 2392 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bellingham, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 914 rooms
  • 3475 rooms
  • 3356 rooms
  • 4987 rooms
  • 1358 rooms
  • 1769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bellingham, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 2403 rooms
  • 1384 rooms
  • 475 rooms
  • 336 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Bellingham, MA household income distribution

  • Bellingham, MA household income distribution
  • 25Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 66$15,000 to $19,999
  • 169$20,000 to $24,999
  • 68$25,000 to $29,999
  • 48$30,000 to $34,999
  • 62$35,000 to $39,999
  • 74$40,000 to $44,999
  • 93$45,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 234$60,000 to $74,999
  • 372$75,000 to $99,999
  • 190$100,000 to $124,999
  • 188$125,000 to $149,999
  • 153$150,000 to $199,999
  • 186$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bellingham, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bellingham, MA
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 70$150,000 to $174,999
  • 83$175,000 to $199,999
  • 422$200,000 to $249,999
  • 244$250,000 to $299,999
  • 299$300,000 to $399,999
  • 100$400,000 to $499,999
  • 38$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bellingham, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bellingham, MA
  • 27$250 to $299
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 15$500 to $549
  • 37$800 to $899
  • 45$900 to $999
  • 95$1,000 to $1,249
  • 122$1,250 to $1,499
  • 129$1,500 to $1,999
  • 19No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 272010 or later
  • 3442000 to 2009
  • 781990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 65Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population
Bellingham commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 114
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 316
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 318
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 244
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 256
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 126
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 414
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 64
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 63
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 360
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 363
  • 90 or more minutes: 231
Bellingham, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.3%
Number of people working at home: 127 (4.2% of all workers)

Bellingham mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,889 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 124 (4%)
  • Taxi: 117 (4%)
  • Walked: 39 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 127 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 596
 Italian: 385
 Brazilian: 277
 American: 183
 English: 119
 Lebanese: 54
 French Canadian: 48
 German: 46
 Russian: 44
 Portuguese: 41
 French (except Basque): 39
 Polish: 39
 Canadian: 32
 Scottish: 27
 Eastern European: 25
 African: 23
 Scotch-Irish: 21
 Albanian: 19
 Dutch: 19
 Danish: 18
 Armenian: 15
 Swedish: 14

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 30%Brazil
  • 18%India
  • 10%England
  • 9%Lebanon
  • 8%Vietnam
  • 7%Russia
  • 5%Syria

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,802
  • Other state: 767
  • Northeast: 481
  • Midwest: 89
  • South: 91
  • West: 103

94% of Bellingham residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Massachusetts.

Bellingham:

93.7%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 708
  • Less than 1 year of college: 143
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 358
  • Associate degree: 90
  • Bachelor's degree: 236
  • Master's degree: 140
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 747
  • Less than 1 year of college: 240
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 237
  • Associate degree: 272
  • Bachelor's degree: 319
  • Master's degree: 159
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 66.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 80.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 56.5%Males
  • 100.0%Females
Bellingham marital status for males
Bellingham marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,550
  • One, attached: 56
  • Two: 105
  • 5 to 9: 113
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 217
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bellingham:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bellingham
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37.3%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Electricity (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (51.7%)
  • Electricity (39.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Massachusetts:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 128
Here:

39.8%
Massachusetts:

46.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)