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Average Rent in Bellingham, WA

Average Rent in Bellingham, WA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $1,347+28%
1 Bed - $1,594-
2 Beds - $1,895+25%
Last updated 6/21/2024

Average Apartment Cost in Bellingham, WA

The average rent for apartments in Bellingham, WA, is between $1,347 and $1,895 in 2024. For a studio apartment in Bellingham, WA, the average rent is $1,347. When it comes to 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent in Bellingham, WA, is $1,594. For a 2-bedroom apartment, the average rent is $1,895.

Apartment Rent Ranges in Bellingham, WA

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Neighborhood Apartment Rent Trends in Bellingham, WA

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fairhaven$1,595--
Happy Valley$1,511--
Sehome$1,425--
Mount Baker$1,395--
Guide Meridian$1,350--
Downtown$1,250--
Lettered Streets$1,250--
Meridian$1,075--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Fairhaven$2,047--
Downtown$1,975--
Lettered Streets$1,975--
Guide Meridian$1,945--
Silver Beach$1,594--
York$1,500--
Roosevelt$1,400--
Birchwoods$1,195--
South Hill$950--
Happy Valley$735--
Sehome$725--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
South Hill$1,940--
Happy Valley$1,937+27%
Meridian$1,900-12%
Downtown$1,895--
Lettered Streets$1,895--
Sehome$1,850--
Mount Baker$1,795--
York$1,775--
Cornwall Park$1,750--
Guide Meridian$1,685--
Roosevelt$1,600--
Puget$1,600--

How Other Cities Compare to Bellingham, WA

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Burlington$1,700+6%
Arlington$1,622--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Port Townsend$2,000--
Burlington$1,872-3%
Arlington$1,700+20%
Ferndale$1,500--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Port Townsend$2,095+5%
Arlington$1,950-8%
Everson$1,870--
Burlington$1,850--
Mount Vernon$1,795-5%
Lynden$1,650--
Ferndale$1,550--
Blaine$1,350--

Bellingham, WA Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds
Jun 2023Jul 2023Aug 2023Sep 2023Oct 2023Nov 2023Dec 2023Jan 2024Feb 2024Mar 2024Apr 2024May 2024Jun 2024
$1400$1100$1250$1400$895$795$1325$1325$1375$1395$1372$1347$1412
$2855$2855$2700$2450$2155$1525$1885$1800$1759$1475$1525$1594$1600
$2332$2332$2332$1819$1819$2195$2350$2235$1950$1900$1900$1895$1850
$2944$2944$2944$2944$2600$2195$2450$2595$2450$2475$2475$2600$2400

Neighborhood Information for Bellingham, WA

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Bellingham, WA?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Bellingham are Sehome, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $725, Happy Valley, where renters pay $735 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and South Hill, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $950. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Birchwoods ($1,195 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Roosevelt ($1,400 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,594 average for a Bellingham 1-bedroom apartment.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Bellingham, WA?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Bellingham are Fairhaven, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $2,047, Downtown, where renters pay $1,975 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Lettered Streets, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,975. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Guide Meridian ($1,945 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Silver Beach ($1,594 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,594 average for a Bellingham 1-bedroom apartment.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Bellingham, WA?

The most popular neighborhoods in Bellingham are Roosevelt, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,400, Birchwoods, where renters pay $1,195 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Downtown, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,975. If you're looking for other popular neighborhoods, check out the listings in Lettered Streets ($1,975 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or York ($1,500 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,594 average for a Bellingham 1-bedroom apartment.

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