Bellevue, Nebraska Population 2021

53,644
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Bellevue is a city located in Sarpy County Nebraska. With a 2020 population of 53,644, it is the 3rd largest city in Nebraska (after Omaha and Lincoln) and the 738th largest city in the United States . Bellevue is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,137 in 2010. Bellevue reached it's highest population of 53,644 in 2021. Spanning over 17 miles, Bellevue has a population density of 3,237 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bellevue is $77,056 with a poverty rate of 10.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $944 per month, and the median house value is $148,900. The median age in Bellevue is 33.8 years, 31.6 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Bellevue Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bellevue was:

  • White: 81.82%
  • Black or African American: 6.37%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Other race: 3.69%
  • Asian: 2.94%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
The current population of Bellevue, Nebraska is 53,644 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 53,494.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,137.

Bellevue, Nebraska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,62981.82%
Black or African American3,3996.37%
Two or More Races2,3664.44%
Some Other Race1,9673.69%
Asian1,5702.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native2740.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1190.22%
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Bellevue Population by Race

Bellevue Population Pyramid $2021

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Bellevue Median Age

33.8


Total

31.6


Male

35.4


Female

Bellevue Adults

There are 40,288 adults, (7,334 of whom are seniors) in Bellevue.

Bellevue Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellevue Sex Ratio

Female

26,240

49.21%

Male

27,084

50.79%

Bellevue Population by Age

Bellevue Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bellevue Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All62%38%
Male49.3%50.7%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female40.6%59.4%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bellevue Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,4062.6162
Married10,1833.2478.7
Non Family6,6931.3646.5
Female2,4343.1940.6
Male1,0963.0949.3

3.09

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Bellevue Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0483.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,5134.42%
High School Graduate9,20826.90%
Some College9,27827.11%
Associates Degree3,42510.01%
Bachelors Degree6,37218.62%
Graduate Degree3,3829.88%
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Bellevue Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bellevue Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,77924,6247,759
Hispanic4,5553,521681
Black1,9741,746722
Other Race1,116836118
Asian1,010912326
2+ Races919872271
Native American18916723
Islander7253

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 36.58%.

Bellevue Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,838$46,891$32,663
Less Than 9th Grade$29,309$40,847$17,435
High School Graduate$32,472$37,313$26,613
Some College$39,079$48,239$31,613
Bachelors Degree$45,324$50,051$40,519
Graduate Degree$62,302$79,655$51,373

$39,838

Average Earnings

$46,891

Average Male

$32,663

Average Female

Bellevue Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bellevue Language by Age

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Bellevue Language

85.92% of Bellevue residents speak only English, while 14.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.48% of the population.

Bellevue Language

Bellevue Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,2242,7617.42%
Hispanic8,7481,66118.99%
Other1,94575838.97%
Black3,38060217.81%
Multiple2,34837916.14%
Asian1,56920012.75%
Native2749133.21%

10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.27%

Male Poverty Rate

11.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellevue

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellevue is Other, with 38.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellevue is White, with 7.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.67%.

Bellevue Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.72%
High School9.76%
Some College7.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%

Bellevue Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.43%
Female Unemployed23.99%
Female Employed6.89%
Male Employed4.23%

Bellevue Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bellevue Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,308$77,056
Families$77,492$89,324
Married Families$87,080$102,406
Non Families$40,417$46,341
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Income by Household Type

Bellevue Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellevue Married by Age and Sex

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Bellevue Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bellevue Marital Status by Race

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Bellevue Marital Status

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7,028

Number of Veterans

6,009

Male Veterans

1,019

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,581
Second Gulf War2,429
Vietnam2,251
Korea465
World War II36

Bellevue Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,139
55 to 641,512
65 to 741,378
18 to 341,009
75+990

Bellevue Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,20118.90%
Hispanic5409.70%
Black49520.81%
2+ Races14110.95%
Other Race947.27%
Asian927.69%
Islander512.20%

Bellevue Veterans by Race

Bellevue Veterans by Education

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2.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellevue Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bellevue Employment by Age

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Bellevue Employment by Race

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Bellevue Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.29%

Born in Bellevue

91.27%

Native Born

8.73%

Foreign Born

5.29%

Non Citizen

3.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.27% of Bellevue residents were born in the United States, with 47.29% having been born in Nebraska. 5.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bellevue Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202153,644500.09%
202053,594500.09%
201953,544500.09%
201853,494960.18%
201753,3981070.20%
201653,2913350.63%
201552,9562500.47%
201452,706-80-0.15%
201352,7863790.72%
201252,4075491.06%
201151,8582240.43%
201051,6347,2521.52%
200044,38213,4003.66%
199030,9829,1693.57%
198021,813-140-0.06%
197021,95313,1229.53%
19608,8314,9738.63%
19503,8582,65812.39%
19401,2008002.78%
19004000.00%

Bellevue Population by Year