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Zip Code 98226 - Bellingham, Washington

Primary CityBellingham, Washington
Area of Zip Code 98226110.9 sq mi
Male Population22,234 (49.2%)
Female Population22,998 (50.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +75.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +30.6%
Median Age39.8 years
Male Median Age37.8 years
Female Median Age41.7 years
Area Codes206360
NeighborhoodsBarkley, Guide Meridian, Meridian, Mount Baker, Roosevelt, Silver Beach
Local TimeWednesday 6:10 PM
TimezonePacific Daylight Time
Coordinates48.800604210522486° / -122.42745190123671°
Related Zip Codes982209822198222982239822498225

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Zip Code 98226 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density232.8 / mi²284.6 / mi²312.3 / mi²407.8 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Racial demographics for Zip Code 98226

 White: 85.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native: 4.4%
 Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
 Asian: 3.4%
 Black Or African American: 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
 Other: 1.7%

98226 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 30.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Zip Code 98226+75.2%+43.3%+30.6%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Zip Code 98226 Median Age

Median Age: 39.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Zip Code 9822639.8 years41.7 years37.8 years
Washington37.9 years38.9 years36.9 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Zip Code 98226 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,4031,1972,601
85 Plus3446811,025
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Zip Code 98226 Population Density

Population Density: 407.8 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Zip Code 9822645,232110.9 sq mi407.8 / mi²
Washington7.1 million71,298.4 sq mi99.7 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Zip Code 98226 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1890 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in 98226
 Guide Meridian: 27.7%
 Meridian: 22.1%
 Barkley: 20.6%
 Mount Baker: 15.9%
 Other: 13.8%

Stats and Demographics for Zip Code 98226

Households in 9822623,686
People per Household2.55
Average House Value$169,200
Income per Household$44,100

Business Concentration in Zip Code 98226

98226 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 19.7%
 Medical: 11.4%
 Professional Services: 10.8%
 Home Services: 10.3%
 Industry: 10.3%
 Restaurants: 5.7%
 Automotive: 5.4%
 Other: 26.5%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts3928.3 years4.30.9
Car repair10526.4 years4.42.3
Beauty salons4224 years3.90.9
Hairdressers4223.8 years3.90.9
Public administration4237.5 years3.60.9
Social work9323.5 years4.12.1
Atm's3690.1 years3.80.8
Banks3589.5 years3.60.8
Finance other4979.2 years3.61.1
Loan companies8441.2 years4.11.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets6429.6 years4.01.4
General contractors17728.4 years4.33.9
Other construction8730.6 years4.31.9
Real estate12624.4 years3.82.8
Construction of buildings12330.9 years4.12.7
Wholesale of construction supplies3633.7 years3.90.8
Wholesale of machinery5134.6 years3.71.1
Dentists5727 years4.71.3
Health and medical42625.5 years4.09.4
Physicians and surgeons12830.1 years3.62.8
Accountants4032.7 years3.80.9
Corporate management7024.8 years4.01.5
Scientific and technical services6823 years4.61.5
Specialized design5025.2 years4.81.1
Technical construction services3529 years4.00.8
Churches4242.8 years4.40.9
Cafes3930 years4.40.9
Clothing stores8630 years4.11.9
Electronics stores6926.6 years3.71.5
Furniture stores3540.4 years4.00.8
Hardware stores5125.6 years4.21.1
Household appliances and goods4224.8 years3.90.9
Pharmacies and drug stores4540.7 years3.71.0
Shopping other8531.4 years4.01.9
Women's clothing3938.1 years4.00.9

Business distribution by price for Zip Code 98226

 Moderate: 57.6%
 Inexpensive: 36%
 Expensive: 5.9%
 Very Expensive: 0.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Zip Code 98226 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Zip Code 98226745,031 t16.5 t6,716 t/mi²
Washington122,068,940 t17.2 t1,712 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Zip Code 98226 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)745,031 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.5 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (7)
EarthquakeHigh (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
6/29/171:40 AM3.113.5 km16,270 m4km S of Marietta, Washingtonusgs.gov
9/6/1611:50 PM3.1611.9 km17,970 m4km ENE of Sudden Valley, Washingtonusgs.gov
4/5/1611:06 AM3.4554 km52,160 m13km WNW of Ault Field, Washingtonusgs.gov
7/5/1512:45 AM3.330.3 km7,800 m7km SE of Abbotsford, Canadausgs.gov
1/25/131:11 AM3.4342.5 km23,415 mSan Juan Islands region, Washingtonusgs.gov
3/24/122:16 PM3.5751.3 km7,749 mWashingtonusgs.gov
11/23/0512:53 PM422.1 km-710 mWashingtonusgs.gov
3/17/043:34 AM3.841.1 km-387 mWashingtonusgs.gov
11/1/0012:37 AM3.358.6 km21,297 mPuget Sound region, Washingtonusgs.gov
4/11/002:09 AM3.245.3 km13,402 mWashingtonusgs.gov

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Primary City

Bellingham (/ˈbɛlɪŋhæm/ US dict: bĕl′·ĭng·hăm) is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Whatcom County in the State of Washington, United States. It is the thirteenth-largest city in the state, with 80,885 residents at the 2010 Census, or sixt..  ︎  Bellingham, Washington Wikipedia Page

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