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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: 1,707 (1,707 occupied: 1,485 owner occupied, 604 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

38%

Housing density: 323 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $814,505.

Median contract rent in 2015: $1,234 (lower quartile is $820, upper quartile is $786)


Median gross rent in Bellingham, MA in 2015: $1,358

Housing units in Bellingham with a mortgage: 1,048 (97 second mortgage, 163 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 266

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,007

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,023

Median monthly housing costs: $1,598


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Bellingham, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $263,859 (it was $157,200 in 2000)
Bellingham:

$263,859
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $225,953 - $335,719
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,554
  • In family households: 4,050 (1,012 male householders, 283 female householders)
    1,058 spouses, 1,478 children (1,299 natural, 39 adopted, 140 stepchildren), 52 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 39 other relatives, 61 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 504 (146 male householders (96 living alone)), 261 female householders (236 living alone)), 97 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 486 2-persons, 361 3-persons, 270 4-persons, 141 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 332 1-person, 51 2-persons, 24 3-persons.

929 married couples with children.
180 single-parent households (47 men, 133 women).

92.8% of residents of Bellingham speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 42% speak English well).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 187 (4.1%)
(54.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2972 bedrooms
  • 7563 bedrooms
  • 3194 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bellingham, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1191 bedroom
  • 952 bedrooms
  • 643 bedrooms
  • 184 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:

  • 17no vehicle
  • 2831 vehicle
  • 7942 vehicles
  • 1663 vehicles
  • 1324 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

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

  • 36no vehicle
  • 1711 vehicle
  • 652 vehicles
  • 243 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
  • 83 rooms
  • 1444 rooms
  • 3085 rooms
  • 3556 rooms
  • 2847 rooms
  • 2118 rooms
  • 1019+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bellingham, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 1023 rooms
  • 514 rooms
  • 525 rooms
  • 346 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 92Less than $10,000
  • 37$10,000 to $14,999
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 67$25,000 to $29,999
  • 109$30,000 to $34,999
  • 65$35,000 to $39,999
  • 107$40,000 to $44,999
  • 62$45,000 to $49,999
  • 168$50,000 to $59,999
  • 320$60,000 to $74,999
  • 280$75,000 to $99,999
  • 157$100,000 to $124,999
  • 81$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Bellingham, MA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Bellingham, MA
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 28$50,000 to $59,999
  • 19$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $174,999
  • 92$175,000 to $199,999
  • 432$200,000 to $249,999
  • 246$250,000 to $299,999
  • 300$300,000 to $399,999
  • 98$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Bellingham, MA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Bellingham, MA
  • 27$250 to $299
  • 31$300 to $349
  • 18$400 to $449
  • 39$800 to $899
  • 14$900 to $999
  • 151$1,000 to $1,249
  • 214$1,250 to $1,499
  • 65$1,500 to $1,999
  • 12No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 341995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 311985 to 1989
  • 231980 to 1984
  • 261975 to 1979
  • 81970 to 1974
  • 151965 to 1969
  • 50Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Bellingham population
Bellingham commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 35
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 222
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 267
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 339
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 230
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 126
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 326
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 145
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 120
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 406
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 219
  • 90 or more minutes: 108
Bellingham, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 41.6%
Number of people working at home: 41 (1.6% of all workers)

Bellingham mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,231 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 229 (9%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 41 (2%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 7 (0%)
  • Other means: 19 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 41 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 870
 Italian: 527
 English: 517
 French Canadian: 354
 French (except Basque): 274
 German: 213
 United States or American: 202
 Polish: 145
 Other groups: 112
 Arab:: 82
 Lebanese: 82
 Canadian: 73
 British: 64
 Swedish: 62
 Scottish: 60
 Portuguese: 58
 Scotch-Irish: 55
 Armenian: 27
 Subsaharan African:: 26
 Cape Verdean: 26
 Hungarian: 25
 Russian: 25
 Greek: 23
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 23
 West Indian: 23
 Dutch: 16
 Welsh: 15
 Latvian: 10
 Slovak: 10
 Austrian: 8
 Ukrainian: 8

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

  • 33%Canada
  • 32%United Kingdom
  • 22%Lebanon
  • 9%Other Western Africa
  • 4%Other Western Europe

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

  • This state: 3,280
  • Northeast: 718
  • Midwest: 167
  • South: 97
  • West: 91

67% of Bellingham residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 41
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 527
  • Less than 1 year of college: 147
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 164
  • Associate degree: 183
  • Bachelor's degree: 254
  • Master's degree: 45
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 19

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: 31
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 55
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 97
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 679
  • Less than 1 year of college: 150
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 166
  • Associate degree: 175
  • Bachelor's degree: 229
  • Master's degree: 46
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 1.9%Females
Bellingham marital status for males
Bellingham marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,318
  • One, attached: 84
  • Two: 64
  • 3 or 4: 73
  • 5 to 9: 58
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 73
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bellingham:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 57.5%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 49.0%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 11.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

1.5%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

4.5%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36
Here:

17.1%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

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)