Bellevue, WA: What you need to know

Separated from Seattle by Lake Washington, but just a 25-minute drive away, the city of Bellevue offers residents with a small-town vibe and a large assortment of entertainment options. Major media outlets have recognized Bellevue schools as being among the best in the country and the city is home to Bellevue College and City University of Seattle. The city’s thriving commercial districts host many technology companies that have helped Bellevue’s downtown develop quickly over the past decade. The annual Bellevue Arts and Crafts Fair has been held since 1947.


Bellevue, WA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 134,630
Median Age 38
Median Household Income $94,638
Median Home Price $562,000
Walkscore 38

Bellevue, WA Rankings

Bellevue, WA Real Estate

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Bellevue, WA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50.7%
  Female 49.3%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 82
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Median Population

Median Age 38.1%
Age 18 Over 79.6%
Age 21 Over 77%
Age 62 Over 17.2%
Age 65 Over 14%


  Ethnicity White 58.7%
  Ethnicity Black 2.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 31.3%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 2.3%


  Median Household Income $94,638
  Median Home Price $562,000
  Homes Owned 44.1%
  Homes Rent 55.9%
  Median Property Rent $1,530


  English Only 59.6%
  English Other 40.4%

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Commute Types

  Walked 5.2%
  Worked at Home 7%
  Public Transportation 11.8%
  Other Means 1.3%
  Drove Alone 65.9%
  Carpooled 8.8%

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