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Bellevue is more than just a city; it's a community that offers a little bit of everything.

Overview for Bellevue, WA

149,365 people live in Bellevue, where the median age is 37.9 and the average individual income is $78,118. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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37.9 years

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Welcome to Bellevue

Where Modernity Meets Serenity

Bellevue, Washington, a gem in the heart of King County, is a city that seamlessly blends the bustling energy of a high-tech hub with world-class shopping & dining, as well as the tranquil allure of nature. Known for its vibrant, welcoming community, Bellevue stands as a beacon of innovation and diversity. The city's skyline, marked by modern architecture, is complemented by the serene beauty of Lake Washington and an array of lush parks. Bellevue's reputation as one of the best places to live in America is well earned, thanks to its charming, pedestrian friendly neighborhoods and easy access to all areas of Seattle.

Bellevue is more than just a city; it's a community that offers a little bit of everything. From its high-tech corridors and luxury shopping to its serene parks and top rated schools, Bellevue is a city that truly encapsulates the essence of modern, comfortable living.

What to Love

  • Home to major tech companies and exceptional shopping destinations
  • Access to pristine natural surroundings, including Lake Washington and Bellevue Downtown Park
  • A diverse range of dining options, from seafood to steak and beyond
  • Consistently rated for its family-centric neighborhoods
  • Top-notch schools in the Bellevue School District

Local Lifestyle

Bellevue's lifestyle is a unique blend of urban sophistication and natural tranquility. The city's neighborhoods are a testament to its commitment to creating a safe, inclusive, and vibrant community. Bellevue's residents enjoy the convenience of city living with easy access to some of the largest tech companies in the world, while also relishing the peace and beauty of their natural surroundings. The city's bustling yet welcoming atmosphere makes it an ideal place for families, professionals, and retirees alike.

Dining and Entertainment

Bellevue's dining scene is a food lover's dream. With an array of restaurants like the elegant El Gaucho and the trendy JOEY Bellevue, the city caters to every palate. Japonessa Sushi Cocina and STK Steakhouse offer a modern twist on traditional cuisines. For a unique Asian dining experience, Nan Hot Pot and Din Tai Fung are local favorites.

Coffee culture thrives in Bellevue. Mercury’s Coffee Co. and Woods Coffee are perfect spots to relax and enjoy a quality brew. Nana’s Green Tea provides a unique Japanese tea experience, blending traditional flavors with a modern twist.

Entertainment in Bellevue is diverse and vibrant. The city hosts events like the Bellevue Arts Fair and Fashion Week, showcasing local talent and style. For a magical holiday experience, Snowflake Lane is a must-see. The Bellevue Arts Museum and Bellevue Botanical Garden offer cultural and natural beauty, while Kelsey Creek Farm provides a quaint escape to rural life.

Things to Do

Nature enthusiasts will find Bellevue to be a haven of green spaces and outdoor activities. The city’s centerpiece, Bellevue Downtown Park, is a sprawling 21-acre oasis featuring a picturesque waterfall, a large open green space, and a circular walking path. It’s an ideal spot for picnics, leisurely walks, or simply relaxing amidst nature’s beauty.

This city is not just a high-tech center; it's also a retail paradise. From world-class shopping options like Bellevue Square Mall and The Shops at Bravern to the locally popular Crossroads Shopping Center, Bellevue caters to every taste and style.


Education in Bellevue is among the best in the state. The Bellevue School District boasts a plethora of highly rated elementary, middle, and high schools. These institutions are known for their academic excellence and commitment to student success, making Bellevue an ideal location for families prioritizing education.

Around Bellevue, WA

There's plenty to do around Bellevue, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pivot Movement Studio, Sew Maris, and Sit and Kit.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.28 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.42 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.17 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.68 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bellevue, WA

Bellevue has 59,800 households, with an average household size of 2.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bellevue do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 149,365 people call Bellevue home. The population density is 4,463.85 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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51.56 / 48.44%

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