Bellevue, Nebraska Population 2020

53,945

Bellevue is a city located in Nebraska. With a 2020 population of 53,945, it is the 3rd largest city in Nebraska (after Omaha and Lincoln) and the 733rd largest city in the United States. Bellevue is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 7.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,137 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Bellevue has a population density of 3,255 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bellevue is $76,015 with a poverty rate of 9.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $923 per month, and the median house value is $143,900. The median age in Bellevue is 34.3 years, 32.2 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males.

Bellevue Demographics

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

  • White: 82.50%
  • Black or African American: 6.42%
  • Two or more races: 4.28%
  • Asian: 3.22%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
The current population of Bellevue, Nebraska is 53,945, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 53,627.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,137.

Bellevue, Nebraska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,91382.50%
Black or African American3,4176.42%
Two or More Races2,2784.28%
Asian1,7133.22%
Some Other Race1,5262.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native2380.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1400.26%

Bellevue Population Pyramid 2020

Bellevue Median Age

34.3


Total

32.2


Male

36.1


Female

Bellevue Adults

There are 40,373 adults, (7,366 of whom are seniors) in Bellevue.

Bellevue Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellevue Sex Ratio

Female

26,443

49.68%

Male

26,782

50.32%

Bellevue Households and Families

Bellevue Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bellevue Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All62%38%
Male47.2%52.8%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Female42.2%57.8%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,4662.662
Married10,1993.2378.9
Non Family6,6641.3145.8
Female2,4453.2542.2
Male1,1583.0147.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bellevue Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0773.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,8075.28%
High School Graduate8,88325.96%
Some College8,90926.04%
Associates Degree3,3989.93%
Bachelors Degree6,67819.52%
Graduate Degree3,46410.12%

Bellevue Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,91824,5798,005
Hispanic4,2483,122664
Black1,9901,791829
Asian1,137991367
Multiple Races909862288
Other Race864607103
Native American15313117
Islander9447

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,014$46,615$32,026
Less Than High School$28,878$43,879$18,551
High School Grad$31,352$36,559$25,772
Some College$37,892$47,242$30,496
Bachelors Degree$45,732$52,201$41,107
Graduate Degree$60,828$77,019$51,424

$39,014

Average Earnings

$46,615

Average Male

$32,026

Average Female

Bellevue Language

Bellevue Language by Age

Bellevue Language

85.45% of Bellevue residents speak only English, while 14.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.73% of the population.

Bellevue Poverty

Bellevue Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,5482,6757.12%
Hispanic8,1821,40417.16%
Black3,39347714.06%
Other1,50745730.33%
Multiple2,24427812.39%
Asian1,71217410.16%
Native2388535.71%

9.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.11%

Male Poverty Rate

10.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellevue

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellevue is Native, with 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellevue is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.61%
High School8.02%
Some College6.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.87%
Male Unemployed27.72%
Female Employed6.20%
Male Employed3.14%

Bellevue Income

Bellevue Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,443$76,015
Families$75,827$88,466
Married Families$85,069$101,501
Non Families$37,402$45,259

Bellevue Marital Status

Bellevue Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellevue Married by Age and Sex

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

Bellevue Veterans

7,166

Number of Veterans

6,073

Male Veterans

1,093

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,718
Second Gulf War2,439
Vietnam2,331
Korea536
World War II122
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,138
55 to 641,542
65 to 741,457
18 to 341,027
75+1,002
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,23518.76%
Black56622.94%
Hispanic4538.65%
2 or More15512.41%
Asian1329.85%
Other787.83%

$Bellevue Veterans by Education

2.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellevue Employment Status

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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

47.28%

Born in Nebraska

91.41%

Native Born

8.59%

Foreign Born

5.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.41% of Bellevue residents were born in the United States, with 47.28% having been born in Nebraska. 5.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202053,9451590.30%
201953,7861590.30%
201853,6271400.26%
201753,4871590.30%
201653,3283520.66%
201552,9762610.50%
201452,715-77-0.15%
201352,7923810.73%
201252,4115471.05%
201151,8642190.42%
201051,6457,2631.53%
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%