Bellevue, Washington 

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+16.4% since 2020

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9.3 / 5.5

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Best Places to Live in Bellevue, Washington

Bellevue, Washington is a vibrant city located in the Greater Seattle area. Home to the beautiful Meydenbauer Bay and Bellevue Botanical Garden, visitors can explore nature at its finest when visiting Bellevue. There are also plenty of cultural attractions including museums, galleries, and performance venues such as the Theatre at Meydenbauer. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with movie theaters and live music clubs. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Bellevue has something for everyone! Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington.
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
City: Bellevue
Zip Codes: 98006 98004 98007 98008 98005
Cost of Living: 99.7% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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Bellevue, Wa Housing Market
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What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


The unemployment rate in Bellevue is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bellevue jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Bellevue's cost of living is 99.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bellevue's Cost of Living

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Bellevue, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

Bellevue's population is 149,365 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.4%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Bellevue is Real Estate: $1,284,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

Bellevue public schools spend $14,197 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.5 students per teacher in Bellevue. More Education

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Housing Market in Bellevue

It's a good time to buy in Bellevue. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bellevue is $1,284,700.
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Reviews for Bellevue   19 Reviews
BELLEVUE IS AWESOME!!!! - 11/4/2019
Bellevue is absolutely amazing! Great for professionals and families! Many amenities in the city itself almost anything you need! Plus Seattle is a short drive from the... Read More

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Best place to live, period! - 1/17/2018
I became a Bellevue resident twelve years ago after moving from Germany; I never lived anywhere else in the USA and have no intention of "experimenting". I also traveled... Read More

Gorgeous place to live with a lot of recreation - 9/4/2017
I've lived in many different places in the U.S., and I loved Bellevue. Gorgeous mid-sized city with views of the cascades and beautiful lakes.... Read More

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