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Bellingham is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Gov. Richard Bellingham
The latitude of Bellingham is 42.086N. The longitude is -71.475W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,314.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bellingham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Norfolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02019 ZIP code.
6% of Bellingham residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellingham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellingham was $25,047, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Bellingham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bellingham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $586. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,258.
Libraries in Bellingham include Bellingham Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bellingham include Bellingham Country Gazette
The average commute time for Bellingham workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bellingham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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