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Overview

Introduction to Bellevue, Nebraska

Bellevue, Nebraska, in Sarpy county, is 8 miles S of Omaha, Nebraska. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Omaha metropolitan area with.

Bellevue History

The community began in 1822, when Joshua Pilcher of the Missouri Fur Company built a fur trading post in the area. The post later came to be known as Fontenelle’s Post, and was later purchased by Lucien Fontenelle in 1828. Early French Canadian trappers named the town Bellevue because of its picturesque beauty. Bellevue housed the Strategic Air Command’s headquarters shortly after the Second World War.

Bellevue and nearby Attractions

  • General Dodge House
  • Malcolm X Birthsite
  • Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens
  • Lake Manawa State Park
  • Great Plains Black History Museum

Things To Do In Bellevue

While at Belleview, one can visit museums like the RailsWest Railroad Museum, the Sarpy County Museum, the General Crook House Museum and the Omaha Children’s Museum. The city hosts the Riverfest every July. The Lauritzen Gardens and the Henry Doorly Zoo are some of the popular local tourist attractions.

Bellevue Transportation

Eppley Airfield Airport is the nearest airport.

Bellevue Higher Education

Students can pursue higher education at Metropolitan Community College, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Iowa Western Community College, the University of Nebraska Medical Center or at Creighton University.

Demographics

People

Total Population52,993
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+26,499
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married51%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,834
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,388
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,253

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,188
% Above Poverty Level89%
% Below Poverty Level11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone25.1%
Median Gross Rent$880
Median House Value$138,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.1%
Irish15.6%
English10.5%
Polish4.9%
Italian4.3%
Czech4%
French Except Basque2.9%
Swedish2.6%
Norwegian1.9%
Dutch1.4%
Danishn1.3%
Scottish1.2%
African1.1%
Welsh0.7%
Lithuanian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Kenyan0.4%
Greek0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Russian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
German0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Bellevue Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sarpy County
Standard Zip Codes68005, 68123, 68147, 68133, 68157
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.15
Approximate Longitude-95.92

Bellevue Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGLENWOOD 3 SW
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches
StationOMAHA EPPLEY AP
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches
StationOAKLAND
Distance29.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cedar Creek432$75,750
La Vista17,064$71,038
Omaha443,072$66,867
Papillion19,520$91,587
Plattsmouth6,476$59,600
Ralston7,334$62,736

Bellevue Public Libraries

Bellevue Public Library
1003 LINCOLN ROAD
Bellevue, Nebraska
(402) 293-3157

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Bellevue Hospitals

Madonna Rehabilitation Specialty Hospital
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive, 4th Floor
(402) 884-0006
Bellevue Medical Center Dba Nebraska Medicine - B
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Dr
(402) 763-3600

Bellevue Public Schools

Avery Elementary School
2107 Avery Rd
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4460
Primary
Total Enrollment 324
Belleaire Elementary School
1200 Mission Ave West
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4510
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
Bellevue East Sr High School
1401 High School Dr
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4150
High
Total Enrollment 1526
Bellevue Mission Middle School
2202 Washington St
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4260
Middle
Total Enrollment 427
Bertha Barber Elementary Sch
1402 Main St
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4560
Primary
Total Enrollment 173
Betz Elementary School
605 W 27th Ave
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4585
Primary
Total Enrollment 351
Birchcrest Elementary School
1212 Fairfax Dr
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4635
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
Central Elementary School
510 W 22nd Ave
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4685
Primary
Total Enrollment 162
Chap Center
1201 Gregg Rd
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4930
Other
Logan Fontenelle Middle School
701 Kayleen Dr South
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4360
Middle
Total Enrollment 508
Twin Ridge Elementary School
1400 Sunbury Dr
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4845
Primary
Total Enrollment 285
Wake Robin Elementary School
700 Lincoln Rd South
ZIP: 68005
(402) 293-4955
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
Anderson Grove Elementary Sch
11820 S 37th St
ZIP: 68123
(402) 898-0479
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Bellevue West Sr High School
1501 Thurston Ave
ZIP: 68123
(402) 293-4040
High
Total Enrollment 1661
Fairview Elementary School
14110 Tregaron Drive
ZIP: 68123
(402) 827-5950
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
Fort Crook Elementary School
12501 S 25th St
ZIP: 68123
(402) 293-4710
Primary
Total Enrollment 328
Golden Hills Elementary School
2912 Coffey Ave
ZIP: 68123
(402) 898-0459
Primary
Total Enrollment 264
Lemay Elementary School
2726 Kennedy Dr
ZIP: 68123
(402) 293-4760
Primary
Total Enrollment 384
Leonard Lawrence Elem School
13204 S 29th St
ZIP: 68123
(402) 293-4880
Primary
Total Enrollment 449
Lewis & Clark Middle School
13502 S 38th St
ZIP: 68123
(402) 898-8760
Middle
Total Enrollment 525
Peter Sarpy Elementary School
2908 Vandenberg Ave
ZIP: 68123
(402) 293-4795
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
Two Springs Elementary School
3001 Spring Blvd
ZIP: 68123
(402) 293-5070
Primary
Total Enrollment 381
Bellevue Elementary School
12001 Timberridge Dr
ZIP: 68133
(402) 827-1840
Primary
Total Enrollment 453

Bellevue Private Schools

Bellevue Christian Academy
1400 Harvell Dr
ZIP: 68005
Elementary
Total Enrollment 79
St Mary Elementary School
903 W Mission Ave
ZIP: 68005
Elementary
Total Enrollment 172
Cornerstone Christian School
3704 370 Plaza
ZIP: 68123
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 140
St Matthew School
12210 S 36th St
ZIP: 68123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 105
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