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Bellevue is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The community was named after Bellevue, Indiana.
The latitude of Bellevue is 47.610N. The longitude is -122.199W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 112,344.
Farms and a few mills made up the majority of community at the end of the 19th century.
Bellevue was a berry-growing center at the beginning of the 20th century.
In 1939, the first bridge spanning Lake Washington was opened, helping to spur development.
In 1953, Bellevue incorporated, as a city.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bellevue demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98005 ZIP code.
14% of Bellevue residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellevue ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellevue was $36,905, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Bellevue residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bellevue, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $844. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,744.
Libraries in Bellevue include Bellevue Regional Library, Lake Hills Library, Library Connection at Crossroads, Newport Way Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Bellevue include KWOG, KWPX.
King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bellevue political report.
Bellevue restaurants taking online reservations include Andiamo Bellevue, Daniel's Broiler - Bellevue, I Love Sushi, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Bellevue, Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar, The Melting Pot - Bellevue, Trader Vic's - Bellevue ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Bellevue workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bellevue between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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