Bellevue, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Bellevue, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bellevue is the 3rd largest city in Nebraska with a population of 54,797 as of July 1, 2018. Bellevue ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bellevue is located at latitude 41.1543 and longitude -95.9328 in Sarpy County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bellevue (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Sarpy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The City of Bellevue (GNIS ID: 2394120) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bellevue is located within Bellevue Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sarpy County.

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Bellevue, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 54,797
Population in Households 54,675
Population in Familes 45,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density2 3,448
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $61,467
Average Household Income $77,345
Per Capita Income $29,534


Total Housing Units 22,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,854 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,146 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,193 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $159,079
Average Home Value $184,572


Total Households 21,000
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 14,551
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.9% 1.21%
Households 0.96% 1.25%
Families 0.83% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Bellevue, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellevue to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 100th
Population Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 26 96th
Median Household Income # 123 79th
Per Capita Income # 242 58th

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