Overall Health Index

People Index

9

90.1% of the residents in 98226 has health insurance.

Provider Index

76

There are about 650 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98226.

Hospital Index

7

The average hospital rating near 98226 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

65

Residents in 98226 travel 18.6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

9

90.1% of the residents in 98226 has health insurance.

Provider Index

76

There are about 650 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98226.

Hospital Index

7

The average hospital rating near 98226 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

65

Residents in 98226 travel 18.6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98226 - Bellingham, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98226 - Bellingham, WA is 25, ranking 25,018 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 41,740 residents live in 98226 - Bellingham, WA with a median age of 41.2 years. 20.6 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 16.6 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 48.3 percent of the residents in 98226 is currently married, and 31.9 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 22 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 10 percent of the population living in 98226 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98226 is $4,690. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98226 - Bellingham, WA is approximately $1,116. That means the residents typically spend about 23.8 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

88.7 percent of the population in 98226 - Bellingham, WA drive to work alone. 1.9 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 80.2 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 4.6 percent of the residents in 98226 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.55 members with about 1.96 cars available per household. Approximately 9 percent of the households in 98226 - Bellingham, Washington do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

34.3 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 71 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.1 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98226 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.7 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98226 - Bellingham, WA would have to travel an average of 2.9 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 650 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98226 - Bellingham, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Gender (%)98226WAUSA
Male5049.949.3
Female5050.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Race (%)98226WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White77.976.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.43.712.7
Asian6.88.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native6.71.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.30.60.2
Other Race0.74.14.9
Two or More Races3.47.24.4

Median Income in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Income (%)98226WAUSA
Under $25,00015.513.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99917.119.321.3
$50,000 to $74,99919.518.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99918.314.713.7
$100,000 and More29.63429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Livability98226WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,6905,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,1161,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)23.822.621.9

Education in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Education Level(%)98226WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education34.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma6.35.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent23.423.127.5
Some College, No Degree24.424.421
Associate's Degree10.89.88.2
Bachelor's Degree222118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree1012.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98226 - Bellingham, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
98226 - Bellingham, WA41,74025
98229 - Bellingham, WA30,81229
98230 - Blaine, WA15,90622
98232 - Bow, WA4,11390
98233 - Burlington, WA14,89655
98235 - Clearlake, WA5798
98236 - Clinton, WA6,00483
98237 - Concrete, WA4,3701
98238 - Conway, WA1198
98239 - Coupeville, WA7,11356

People Index

People Index in 98226

9

The People Index in 98226 is 9, ranking 30,351 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98226 - Bellingham, WA

An estimate of 90.1 percent of all residents in 98226 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98226 - Bellingham, WA who have health insurance is 90.1 percent. 12.6 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 45 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 8.8 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 92 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 85 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Insurance Type (%)98226WAUSA
No Insurance9.98.312.2
Public Insurance34.332.333
Private Insurance7170.366.7

Insurance Types in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Insurance Type (%)98226WAUSA
Employer Insurance4547.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance8.86.66.2
Medicare4.644.6
Medicaid12.613.314.2
TRICARE1.74.42.7
VA0.10.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Income (%)98226WAUSA
Under $25,000858482
$25,000 to $49,999868584
$50,000 to $74,999928988
$75,000 to $99,999949291
$100,000 and More959593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000156239
$25,000 to $49,999144662
$50,000 to $74,99983868
$75,000 to $99,99962783
$100,000 and More51588

Insurance Rate by Age in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98226WAUSA
Under 18979694
Adults (18-64 years)878684
Seniors (65+ years)99.39999

Residents with Disabilities in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Disability Type98226WAUSA
Any Disability15.112.812.5
Hearing Disability4.44.13.5
Vision Disability2.24.13.5
Cognitive Disability1.11.31.3
Ambulatory Disability7.36.77
Self-Care Disability0.80.80.9
Independent Living Disability6.65.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98226

76

The Provider Index in 98226 - Bellingham, WA is 76, ranking 7,916 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98226 - Bellingham, WA

For the 8,603 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 29 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98226 - Bellingham, WA. An estimate of 6 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 6,941 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98226WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents314438
Dentists per 10,000 residents8108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1871816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6593028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98226

7

The Hospital Index in 98226 - Bellingham, WA is 7, ranking 30,677 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center34/5
PeaceHealth United General Medical Center223/5
Island Hospital223/5
Skagit Valley Hospital272/5
Average Hospital18.63/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98226

65

The Travel Index in 98226 - Bellingham, WA is 65, ranking 11,544 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98226 - Bellingham, WA

9.1 percent of residents in 98226 - Bellingham, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.96 cars per household in 98226 - Bellingham, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.55 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 18.6 miles. 98226 - Bellingham, WA ranks 18,352 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center with a distance of 3 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98226WAUSA
No Cars96.68.7
1 Car2629.832.9
2 Cars3938.437.3
3 Cars1616.714.1
4 or More Cars98.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Travel Method (%)98226WAUSA
Driving Solo7873.276.6
Driving with One Person8.47.77.1
Driving with Two People1.81.31.3
Driving with Three People1.10.50.5
Bus14.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.21.8
Walk33.262.7
Bicycle0.70.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center3
PeaceHealth United General Medical Center22
Island Hospital22

Work Travel Time in 98226 - Bellingham, WA

Average Travel Time98226WAUSA
Less than 10 min.17.72223.3
10 to 14 min.22.915.315.3
15 to 19 min.19.514.414.6
20 to 24 min.14.76.66.4
25 to 29 min.5.413.513.7
30 to 34 min.9.13.22.9
35 to 44 min.2.712.812
45 to 59 min.3.46.66.2
60 or more min.4.62.92.7
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