Richest Neighborhoods In Bellevue, WA For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Bellevue are home to the 1%.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Bellevue.
Richest Neighborhoods In Bellevue

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Bellevue has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.26x the national median and household incomes are 3.57x the national median.

But where exactly in Bellevue do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Beaux Arts where the median income is a cool $196,083.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Bellevue out of 24 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Bellevue for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Beaux Arts looks to be the richest Bellevue neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,351,383. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Bellevue. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Bellevue reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Bellevue and the worst neighborhoods in Bellevue. Or, for living around Bellevue, out the best Bellevue suburbs and the worst Bellevue suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Bellevue For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Bellevue by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Beaux Arts, was named the richest neighborhood in Bellevue.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Crossroads.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Bellevue ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Bellevue For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Beaux Arts $196,083
2 Lakemont $163,075
3 Newport Shores $146,453
4 Somerset $132,161
5 Meydenbauer $125,502
6 West Lake Sammamish $122,488
7 Tam O’shanter $120,536
8 Newport Hills $115,846
9 Woodbridge $114,818
10 Interlake $114,421
11 Eastgate $113,914
12 North Bellevue $112,495
13 Bridle Trails $109,486
14 Downtown $108,051
15 Hidden Valley $105,478
16 Factoria $96,201
17 Vasa $95,191
18 Overlake $94,108
19 Wilburton $92,510
20 Phantom Lake $92,363
21 Lake Hills $87,421
22 Enatai $83,235
23 Robinswood $78,073
24 Crossroads $74,302

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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