Bellingham, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Bellingham, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bellingham had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2018. Bellingham ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bellingham is located at latitude 45.1363 and longitude -96.284 in Lac qui Parle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellingham (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lac qui Parle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The City of Bellingham (GNIS ID: 2394122) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bellingham: City of Bellingham.

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Bellingham, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 163
Population in Households 163
Population in Familes 134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 408
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $50,546
Average Household Income $72,470
Per Capita Income $31,712


Total Housing Units 107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $148,264


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.37% -0.75%
Households -0.3% -0.76%
Families 0.23% -0.77%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Bellingham, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellingham to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 734 19th
Population Density # 557 39th
Diversity Index # 879 3rd
Median Household Income # 614 32nd
Per Capita Income # 320 65th

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