Bellevue, Washington Population 2022

157,752
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Bellevue is a city located in King County Washington. With a 2020 population of 157,752, it is the 5th largest city in Washington and the 177th largest city in the United States. Bellevue is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 3.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 151,854 in 2020. Spanning over 38 miles, Bellevue has a population density of 4,715 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bellevue is $162,434 with a poverty rate of 6.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,104 per month, and the median house value is $887,700. The median age in Bellevue is 37.7 years, 36 years for males, and 40 years for females.

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 Overview

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.

Population Growth in Bellevue

Bellevue’s population continues to grow as it is one of the safest cities in the country, as well as one that holds plenty of job opportunities. Current estimates of the population show that the city’s population is already up by at least 12% since the 2010 US Census, indicating that the population growth won’t be slowing soon.

Bellevue Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bellevuewas:

  • White: 52.03%
  • Asian: 37.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.31%
  • Black or African American: 2.59%
  • Other race: 1.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.26%
The current population of Bellevue, Washington is 157,752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 151,854.

Bellevue, Washington Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Bellevue Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Bellevue Population by Race

Bellevue Population Pyramid 2022

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Bellevue Median Age

37.6


Total

35.9


Male

39.6


Female

Bellevue Adults

There are 115,554 adults, (20,845 of whom are seniors) in Bellevue.

Bellevue Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellevue Sex Ratio

Female

71,419

48.87%

Male

74,726

51.13%

Bellevue Population by Age

Bellevue Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bellevue Household Types

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bellevue Households and Families

2.99

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Bellevue Households by Type

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Bellevue Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bellevue Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 81.00%.

Bellevue Educational Attainment by Race

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$85,150

Average Earnings

$104,714

Average Male

$59,120

Average Female

Bellevue Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bellevue Language by Age

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Bellevue Language

56.18% of Bellevue residents speak only English, while 43.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 23.92% of the population.

Bellevue Language

Bellevue Poverty by Race

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6.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.29%

Male Poverty Rate

7.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellevue

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellevue is Hispanic, with 26.48% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.05%.

Bellevue Poverty

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Bellevue Poverty Rate by Education

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Bellevue Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bellevue Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Bellevue Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bellevue Marital Status by Race

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Bellevue Marital Status

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4,918

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Bellevue Veterans by War

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Bellevue Veterans by Age

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Bellevue Veterans by Race

Bellevue Veterans by Education

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3.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellevue Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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29.52%

Born in Bellevue

60.66%

Native Born

39.34%

Foreign Born

23.66%

Non Citizen

15.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.66% of Bellevue residents were born in the United States, with 29.52% having been born in Washington. 23.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bellevue Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Bellevue Population by Year