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Average rent in Bellevue, WA

$2,561/mo Bellevue, WA average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Bellevue, WA is $2,561.

    Bellevue, WA apartment rent ranges

    Bellevue, WA rent trends

    Getting around in Bellevue, WA

    13 /100
    42 /100
    Some Transit
    27 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 13, Transit Score®: 42, Bike Score®: 27

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Bellevue, WA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Bellevue, WA were last updated on 28 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Bellevue, WA?

    The best apartments in Bellevue, WA are: The Meyden, Lochleven Seven, LLC, Colonial Square, Mar Ann Apartments and The Baxter.

    What is the average rent in Bellevue, WA?

    The average rent in Bellevue, WA is $2,561. Start your search for apartments in Bellevue, WA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Bellevue, WA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Bellevue, WA is between $953 and $111,111. View all studio apartments in Bellevue, WA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bellevue, WA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bellevue, WA is between $953 and $15,262. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Bellevue, WA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bellevue, WA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bellevue, WA is between $1,139 and $111,111. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Bellevue, WA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bellevue, WA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bellevue, WA is between $1,750 and $41,272. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Bellevue, WA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Bellevue, WA?

    In Bellevue 48% of the housing is rented out compared to 52% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 37% of Bellevue’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 46% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 16% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Bellevue, WA?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Bellevue are about 29 years old, on average. Of these, 45% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 6 stories. About 36% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 26% are mid-rises, and 12% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Bellevue, WA?

    Studio apartments in Bellevue are around 10% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 48% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 38% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Bellevue, WA

    Bellevue is a small city in Washington known for its thriving economy, beautiful scenery and burgeoning cultural scene. Many major technology companies have offices in Bellevue, attracting top talent from all over the world. It is located across Lake Washington from Seattle and many renters commute back and forth between the two cities. Bellevue is also a short drive from the Cascade Mountains, so it’s a great place to live for renters who love spending time outdoors. The city has very highly rated school systems and beautiful parks throughout the city. It is also a very safe, quiet and well-maintained city, making it a great renting choice for families raising children. Although many parts of Bellevue have a suburban feel, the vibrant downtown area is known for its authentic Asian restaurants and markets. Bellevue also has its own art museum, a botanical garden and many other attractions for renters to enjoy.

    Renting in Bellevue, WA

    Because of its beautiful scenery, safety, good job opportunities and proximity to Seattle — which is located just miles away — the Bellevue rental market is one of the most competitive in the nation. In other words, renting in Bellevue is significantly more expensive than in most parts of the U.S. The downtown Bellevue area has plenty of mid-rise and high-rise apartment buildings that are popular among young professionals. This is also the most walkable part of Bellevue and has a very lively feel. The eastern neighborhoods of Bellevue have a more traditional suburban feel, with smaller single-family homes and condos. In these neighborhoods, renters have access to many local parks and outdoor recreation spaces and many apartment properties here have beautiful views of the mountains and nearby lakes.

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    Bellevue, WA demographics

    Bellevue, WA has a population of 149,365 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 72,355 of Bellevue’s residents are women and 77,010 are men. The median age of those who live in Bellevue, WA is 37.9.

    Shopping in Bellevue, WA

    Downtown Bellevue has a very large shopping district with a mix of popular chains and local shops for renters to enjoy. Bellevue Square is an upscale multi-level indoor mall with fashion and homeware shops as well as dining and entertainment. Another major shopping district is Overlake, which is on the border of Bellevue and Redmond. This complex includes many discount fashion retailers and thrift stores as well as multiple grocery stores. There are a variety of grocery stores located throughout Bellevue, including Safeway, Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s and QFC. In particular, Bellevue is known for its large Asian markets, which feature authentic ingredients and products from overseas.

    Bellevue, WA households

    • 38,791 Family
      21,009 Non-family
    • 18,391 Children
      41,409 No Children
    • 59,800Total Number of Households
    • 2.48Average People Per Household
    • $140,252Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 59,800 households in Bellevue, WA. 38,791 are family households and 21,009 are non-family households. There are 18,391 households with children in Bellevue and 41,409 households without children. On average, about 2.48 people live in a household in Bellevue, WA.

    Transportation in Bellevue, WA

    Many Bellevue renters opt to use cars to get around. Many highways run through Bellevue — such as Interstate 405, Interstate 90 and State Road 520 — and driving is the fastest way to get from Bellevue to nearby cities like Seattle and Tacoma. However, there are also public transit options in Bellevue. King County Metro and Sound Transit both run bus routes throughout the town. Additionally, Sound Transit is currently building a light rail line that will connect Bellevue to downtown Seattle. Riders will also be able to connect to trains bound for SeaTac International Airport and the University of Washington. This line is expected to open in 2023. Bellevue also has many bike paths and e-bike rentals are available in downtown Bellevue. Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are also available for renters who favor convenience. The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is a 25-minute drive away, offering plenty of domestic and international flights.

    Bellevue, WA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Bellevue, WA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 13% completed some high school, 15% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 34% have a Bachelor Degree, and 31% have a Graduate Degree.

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