Bellevue, Washington Population 2018

Bellevue is a city located in the state of Washington. It is located in King County, and it is the third most populous city in the Seattle metro area. Bellevue has one of the largest downtown areas in the state, and it is one of the wealthiest cities, as well. Bellevue has been named as one of the best places to live in the country, and it has also been named as a city that is one of the best for starting a business. Bellevue has also been named as one of the safest cities in the US. It is home to multiple corporate headquarters for companies including T-Mobile and Expedia. The city’s population was last recorded as 122,363 at the time of the last census taken in 2010. That number has risen significantly since that time, with current estimates putting the population at 141,400. The city of Bellevue has an area of over 36 square miles, and it has a population density of over 3,827 people per square mile.

Over 62% of Bellevue’s population is white. The remainder of the population consists of 2.2% black, 27.6% Asian, 3.9% mixed race, and 3.1% from other races. Native Americans and Pacific Islanders each make up less than 1% of the total population. Approximately 7% of the population is of Hispanic or Latino origin. People that are between the ages of 25 and 44 make up the largest age group, with this group comprising 30.8% of the population. Over 21% of residents are under 18, while 13.9% are at least 65 years old. There are more males than females living in Bellevue, with men making up 50.1% of the population. Approximately 5.7% of the population lives below the federal poverty line. Bellevue’s population continues to grow as it is one of the safest cities in the country, as well as one that hold plenty of job opportunities. Current estimates of the population show that the city’s population is already up 15.6% since the 2010 US Census, indicating that the population growth won’t be slowing in the near future.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017144,4443,1952.26%
2016141,2491,8971.36%
2015139,3523,1732.33%
2014136,1792,3651.77%
2013133,8141,7281.31%
2012132,0861,9261.48%
2011130,1601,8661.45%
2010128,29418,7251.59%
2000109,56922,6952.35%
199086,87412,9711.63%
198073,90312,7071.90%
197061,19648,38716.93%
196012,80911,80913.60%
19401,0000.00%

Bellevue Population in 2018Source: By Patrick Rodriguez [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White77,733
Asian47,056
Two or More Races6,696
Black or African American3,889
Some Other Race2,856
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander414
American Indian and Alaska Native370

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Bellevue Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bellevue Median Age

38.2


Total

36.2


Male

40.8


Female

Bellevue Adults

There are 110,133 adults, (19,630 of whom are seniors) in Bellevue.

Bellevue Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellevue Sex Ratio

Female

68,511

49.28%

Male

70,503

50.72%

Bellevue Households and Families

Bellevue Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Bellevue Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.6%32.4%
All56.5%43.5%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female46.3%53.7%
Non Family41%59%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bellevue Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,6912.4756.5
Married31,3403.0567.6
Non Family18,7141.3741
Female4,2452.8646.3
Male1,3923.0346.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bellevue Households

Bellevue Education

Bellevue Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8112.77%
9th to 12th Grade2,2822.25%
High School Graduate10,31410.18%
Some College13,13712.96%
Associates Degree6,4046.32%
Bachelors Degree37,31236.81%
Graduate Degree29,09628.71%

Bellevue Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,59554,25934,964
Asian33,87532,04726,678
Hispanic6,2284,5982,086
Black2,7532,5001,323
Multiple Races2,5532,4121,378
Other Race1,8231,282361
Islander32529453
Native American22922911

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 78.75%.

Bellevue Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,001$86,318$48,188
Less Than High School$24,959$26,425$21,966
High School Grad$35,201$35,350$34,419
Some College$41,840$51,716$34,733
Bachelors Degree$74,785$99,103$49,852
Graduate Degree$102,502$117,447$81,114

$68,001

Average Earnings

$86,318

Average Male

$48,188

Average Female

Bellevue Language

Bellevue Language by Age

Bellevue Language

58.46% of Bellevue residents speak only English, while 41.54% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 22.69% of the population.

Bellevue Poverty

Bellevue Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70,8133,7035.23%
Asian47,0192,8696.10%
Hispanic10,0152,55325.49%
Multiple6,69182012.26%
Other2,83461921.84%
Black3,85649612.86%
Native3685715.49%
Islander413153.63%

7.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.93%

Male Poverty Rate

7.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellevue

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellevue is Hispanic, with 25.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellevue is Islander, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.68%.

Bellevue Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.09%
High School14.99%
Some College8.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Bellevue Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.36%
Female Unemployed24.89%
Female Employed4.11%
Male Employed3.32%

Bellevue Income

Bellevue Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,402$145,527
Families$126,317$169,150
Married Families$139,585$
Non Families$69,874$94,345

Bellevue Marital Status

Bellevue Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellevue Married by Age and Sex

Bellevue Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Bellevue Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Bellevue Veterans

Bellevue Veterans by War

5,346

Number of Veterans

4,771

Male Veterans

575

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,753
First Gulf War922
Korea889
Second Gulf War684
World War II395

Bellevue Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,914
65 to 741,208
35 to 541,010
55 to 64845
18 to 34369

Bellevue Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,7337.37%
Asian3460.94%
2 or More832.51%
Hawaiian7522.52%
Hispanic660.95%
Black551.75%
Other492.47%
Indian51.79%

Bellevue Veterans by Education

3.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellevue Employment Status

Bellevue Employment by Age

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bellevue Employment by Race

Bellevue Employment by Education

Bellevue Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

31.35%

Born in Washington

61.97%

Native Born

38.03%

Foreign Born

22.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

61.97% of Bellevue residents were born in the United States, with 31.35% having been born in Washington. 22.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.