Bellevue, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bellevue, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Bellevue is the 5th largest city in Washington with a population of 137,807 as of July 1, 2016. Bellevue ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bellevue is located at latitude 47.5979 and longitude -122.1565 in King County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellevue (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 85 feet.

The City of Bellevue (GNIS ID: 2409821) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bellevue is located within Seattle East Division of King County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bellevue population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bellevue, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 137,807
Population in Households 136,620
Population in Familes 106,658
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,187
Population Density1 4,116
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 55,924
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 35,360
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 61,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,109 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,815 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,723 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $618,218
Average Home Value $671,778


Median Household Income $92,356
Average Household Income $127,568
Per Capita Income $52,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.2% 1.34%
Households 1.06% 1.28%
Families 0.82% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bellevue, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellevue to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 99th
Population Density1 # 38 94th
Diversity Index2 # 93 85th
Median Household Income # 60 91st
Per Capita Income # 17 97th

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