Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$54,883$32,999$29,829
Median household income$100,703$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$122,003$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$80,923$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$72,551$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$40,712$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level7.5%12.7%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bellevue is 84% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Bellevue is 82% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bellevue is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bellevue is 50% lower than the national average

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      $67,128 $100,703 $201,406
      $41,894 $62,848 $125,696
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Bellevue median earnings by income bracket

      Bellevue employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.1%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector10.0%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%13.5%
      Public administration1.6%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%2.4%
      Education, health & social services9.1%26.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Yarrow Point, WA1,149$213,750286.4%
      Clyde Hill, WA3,197$193,516249.8%
      Medina, WA3,169$182,604230.1%
      Beaux Arts Village, WA368$176,875219.7%
      Hunts Point, WA461$170,250207.7%
      Bellevue, WA136,718$100,70382.0%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hampton, VA136,789$49,8909.8%
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      Warren, MI135,069$44,01720.4%
      McAllen, TX138,475$45,56817.6%
      Killeen, TX138,745$48,15713.0%
      Bellevue, WA136,718$100,70382.0%
      Source: The Bellevue, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).