Bellevue, WA Cost of Living

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Bellevue cost of living score
More expensive
58.1% higher
than the US average
29.7% higher
than the Washington average
Bellevue, Washington gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 158.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 58.1% higher than the U.S. average and 29.7% lower than the average for Washington.

Bellevue, WA

Housing costs in Bellevue?
A typical home costs $1,284,700, which is 280.0% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 140.3% more expensive than the average Washington home, at $534,700. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Bellevue costs $2,930 per month, which is 104.9% more than the national average of $1,430 and 41.0% more than the state average of $1,730.

Can I afford Bellevue?
To live comfortably in Bellevue, Washington, a minimum annual income of $246,240 for a family, and $100,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Bellevue?
Living in Bellevue, Washington is expensive when compared with cities across the United States; median house prices amount to around $1.09M while rent for a one bedroom apartment usually stands near $2,600 - 3,000 based on location or building type chosen. Prices for necessities such as food and utilities can often exceed standards seen nationally whereas taxes tend to be higher than some of the other parts of King County due to its standing just east Seattle metropolitan area .
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Over 5 years ago

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  More

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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  More

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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.  More

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