What is a living wage for Bellingham? Official estimates don’t hold up against the average budget

By Alyse Smith

Updated April 07, 2024,

The Bellingham Herald publishes articles each month on grocery, gas, rent and real estate costs, as well as roundups of local jobs that pay a “living wage,” but now we have crunched the numbers to find a figure we feel is closer to an actual living wage in Bellingham. Read more