Bellingham, MA

5,376 Population
5.4 square miles 999.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
999.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
38.7%
was 42.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.7%
was 11.7%
 
Percent Under 18
19.1%
was 20.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.9%
was 13.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
1.1%
was 0.7%
 
Median Household Income
$75,938
was $81,744
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.3
37.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
195.5
was 210.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,824.8
was 1,751.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,148
was 2,098
 
Median Rent
$1,461
was $1,434
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
2,112
was 2,084
 
Homeownership Rate
73.9%
was 71.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
398.4
was 390.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
6.1%
was 2.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.4%
was 95.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.3%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.8%
was 95.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.4%
was 25.8%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
75.0%
was 74.8%
Ranked 115th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
12.9%
was 12.1%
Ranked 15th Highest in MA
Revenue
$49,748,307
was $48,326,612
Ranked 92nd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$43,925,312
was $41,190,906
Ranked 95th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$9,841
was $9,182
Ranked 35th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$8,689
was $7,827
Ranked 40th Highest in MA

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