Overall Health Index

People Index

14

90.5% of the residents in 98229 has health insurance.

Provider Index

77

There are about 786 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98229.

Hospital Index

8

The average hospital rating near 98229 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

66

Residents in 98229 travel 14.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

14

90.5% of the residents in 98229 has health insurance.

Provider Index

77

There are about 786 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98229.

Hospital Index

8

The average hospital rating near 98229 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

66

Residents in 98229 travel 14.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98229 - Bellingham, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98229 - Bellingham, WA is 29, ranking 23,722 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 30,812 residents live in 98229 - Bellingham, WA with a median age of 39.9 years. 19.5 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 15.8 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 49.3 percent of the residents in 98229 is currently married, and 33.1 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 28.3 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 15.7 percent of the population living in 98229 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98229 is $4,940. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98229 - Bellingham, WA is approximately $1,146. That means the residents typically spend about 23.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

80.8 percent of the population in 98229 - Bellingham, WA drive to work alone. 4.4 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 79.2 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 4.7 percent of the residents in 98229 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.52 members with about 1.94 cars available per household. Approximately 5 percent of the households in 98229 - 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.

30.7 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 75.1 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 98229 have VA health insurance. Also, 2.6 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98229 - Bellingham, WA would have to travel an average of 6.1 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 786 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98229 - Bellingham, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Gender (%)98229WAUSA
Male5049.949.3
Female5050.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Race (%)98229WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White85.876.773
Non-Hispanic Black0.83.712.7
Asian3.38.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native2.51.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.40.60.2
Other Race0.44.14.9
Two or More Races4.47.24.4

Median Income in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Income (%)98229WAUSA
Under $25,00013.913.416.9
$25,000 to $49,99922.219.321.3
$50,000 to $74,9992018.618.3
$75,000 to $99,99913.814.713.7
$100,000 and More30.33429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Livability98229WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,9405,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)1,1461,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)23.222.621.9

Education in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Education Level(%)98229WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education0.74.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma3.65.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent17.223.127.5
Some College, No Degree24.224.421
Associate's Degree10.49.88.2
Bachelor's Degree28.32118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree15.712.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98229 - Bellingham, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
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
98240 - Custer, WA3,09954

People Index

People Index in 98229

14

The People Index in 98229 is 14, ranking 28,702 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98229 - Bellingham, WA

An estimate of 90.5 percent of all residents in 98229 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98229 - Bellingham, WA who have health insurance is 90.5 percent. 11.1 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 45.1 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 12.8 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 88 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 84 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 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Insurance Type (%)98229WAUSA
No Insurance9.58.312.2
Public Insurance30.732.333
Private Insurance75.170.366.7

Insurance Types in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Insurance Type (%)98229WAUSA
Employer Insurance45.147.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance12.86.66.2
Medicare3.844.6
Medicaid11.113.314.2
TRICARE2.64.42.7
VA0.10.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Income (%)98229WAUSA
Under $25,000848482
$25,000 to $49,999908584
$50,000 to $74,999888988
$75,000 to $99,999989291
$100,000 and More979593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000164847
$25,000 to $49,999104561
$50,000 to $74,999123073
$75,000 to $99,99922388
$100,000 and More31694

Insurance Rate by Age in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98229WAUSA
Under 18949694
Adults (18-64 years)898684
Seniors (65+ years)99.59999

Residents with Disabilities in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Disability Type98229WAUSA
Any Disability1312.812.5
Hearing Disability4.84.13.5
Vision Disability2.94.13.5
Cognitive Disability0.91.31.3
Ambulatory Disability5.36.77
Self-Care Disability0.60.80.9
Independent Living Disability55.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98229

77

The Provider Index in 98229 - Bellingham, WA is 77, ranking 7,586 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98229 - Bellingham, WA

For the 6,011 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 32 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98229 - Bellingham, WA. An estimate of 6 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 4,859 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98229WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents314438
Dentists per 10,000 residents8108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1861816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6583028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98229

8

The Hospital Index in 98229 - Bellingham, WA is 8, ranking 30,349 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center64/5
PeaceHealth United General Medical Center153/5
Island Hospital163/5
Skagit Valley Hospital202/5
Average Hospital14.33/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98229

66

The Travel Index in 98229 - Bellingham, WA is 66, ranking 11,212 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98229 - Bellingham, WA

9.6 percent of residents in 98229 - Bellingham, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.94 cars per household in 98229 - Bellingham, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.52 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 14.3 miles. 98229 - Bellingham, WA ranks 11,612 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 6 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98229WAUSA
No Cars56.68.7
1 Car2729.832.9
2 Cars4438.437.3
3 Cars1816.714.1
4 or More Cars68.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Travel Method (%)98229WAUSA
Driving Solo75.573.276.6
Driving with One Person6.57.77.1
Driving with Two People0.91.31.3
Driving with Three People0.20.50.5
Bus2.74.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.21.8
Walk1.93.262.7
Bicycle1.80.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center6
PeaceHealth United General Medical Center15
Island Hospital16

Work Travel Time in 98229 - Bellingham, WA

Average Travel Time98229WAUSA
Less than 10 min.14.52223.3
10 to 14 min.17.515.315.3
15 to 19 min.23.814.414.6
20 to 24 min.17.26.66.4
25 to 29 min.6.313.513.7
30 to 34 min.9.63.22.9
35 to 44 min.3.412.812
45 to 59 min.3.26.66.2
60 or more min.4.72.92.7
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