ZIP Code 98226 - Bellingham Washington

ZIP Code 98226 is located in Bellingham Washington. Portions of 98226 are also in Marietta-Alderwood and Ferndale and Geneva and Sudden Valley. 98226 is entirely within Whatcom County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Seattle-Tacoma.

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ZIP Code 98226 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBellingham
Primary CountyWhatcom County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)45,703
Area Code(s)360 / 564
Current Time

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98226 Demographics

98226 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Washington based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 98226 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 98226 is White. The current unemployment level in 98226 is 4.4%.

Population Growth Rate8.74%
Population Density406 People per Square Mile
Total Households16,306
Percentage High Income Households3.1%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$70,522
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$79,680
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.45%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 57.39%

98226 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American2,6985.97%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander670.15%

98226 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American4239.45%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander90.2%

98226 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,5549.75%
Bachelor Degree5,62121.45%
High School Diploma5,46220.84%
No High School Diploma4101.56%
GED or Alternate1,2334.71%
1 or More Years of College5,06619.33%
Associates Degree2,89011.03%
Masters Degree2,1818.32%
Professional Degree3811.45%
Doctorate Degree4051.55%

98226 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 98226
RegionMetro Seattle-Tacoma
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBellingham, WA
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Area113 Square Miles

98226 Politics

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98226 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion2a - Fraser Lowland

98226 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)31343639444952524741363241
Avg Max Temp (°F)44495358646873746960504559
Avg Precip (In.)5.013.823.392.952.492.091.461.361.863.565.765.2839.04

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