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Bellevue (/ˈbɛlvjuː/ US dict: bĕl′·vyū) is a city in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States, across Lake Washington from Seattle. As the third-largest city in the Seattle metropolitan area, Bellevue has variously been characterized as an edge city, a boomburb, or satellite city. The city had a population of 122,363 at the 2010 census. Prior to 2008, downtown Bellevue underwent rapid change, with many high rise projects under construction, and was relatively unaffected by the economic downturn. The downtown area is currently the second largest city center in Washington state with 1,300 businesses, 45,000 employees and 10,200 residents. Based on per capita income, Bellevue is the 6th wealthiest of 522 communities in the state of Washington. In 2008, Bellevue was named number 1 in CNNMoney's list of the best places to live and launch a business, and in 2010 was again ranked as the 4th best place to live in America. In 2014, Bellevue was ranked as the 2nd best place to live by USA Today. The name "Bellevue" is French for "beautiful view".

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Bellevue, a city in the state of Washington, has been voted among the top 10 cities to live in the United States. The name of the city translates into "Beautiful Views" in French. The city is bustling with vibrant downtown which offers many art and cultural performing centres. Surrounding the city are beautiful open spaces. Things to do in Bellevue include visiting many of its nature trails, parks and beaches. Some of the attractions in Bellevue are: Adventura Aerial Adventure Park, Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Lake Sammamish State Park, Bellevue Marina at Meydenbauer Bay, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Bellevue Arts Museum, Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival, Bellevue Brewing Company, LLC, Woodinville Wine Country and many more.

 

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Facts and Stats for Bellevue*

  • Bellevue: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bellevue for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bellevue.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.43 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.14 (Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.57 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20.83 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Bellevue - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 80.32 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 91.52 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.62 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.94 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.82 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.51 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bellevue

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bellevue

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.59 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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