Bellevue is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,252 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bellevue is the 150th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Bellevue was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Bellevue is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.99% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bellevue is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellevue who work in office and administrative support (18.12%), sales jobs (14.78%), and management occupations (9.11%).
For a small borough, Bellevue has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Bellevue exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
In terms of college education, Bellevue is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.33% of adults in Bellevue have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bellevue in 2010 was $27,029, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,116 for a family of four. However, Bellevue contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bellevue is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Bellevue home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bellevue residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bellevue include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Bellevue is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.