Economic Development Data

The following links provide information related to population and employment growth and business activity in Bellingham. 

Population and Growth:

Housing & Population Statistics:

Building Permit Activity (1997 to current year/month):

Comprehensive Plan – Land Use Chapter, Growth Forecast and Land Capacity Analysis:

Household Income:​k/table/1.0/en/ACS/17_5YR/S1901/1600000US5305280

Washington State Labor and Economic Data:

Washington State Monthly Employment Report:

Whatcom County Labor Market Profile (from WA State ESD):

Whatcom County Labor Market Data (from WA State ESD 1990 to current year):


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