Economic Development
    Best Business Environment 2015
  • Development
    Economic Development
    New Development - Bellevue Medical Center
  • Patriotic City
    Economic Development
    Community Partners
  • Offutt
    Economic Development
    Community Partners - Offutt AFB
  • Local Business
    Economic Development
    Small Business Support - Stella's Grill

Contact Information

Larry Burks

Larry D. Burks, ICMA-CM, MPA, CED
Assistant City Administrator

210 West Mission Ave
Bellevue, NE 68005

(402) 682-6632 Phone
(402) 293-3058 Fax

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Bellevue has a growing and diverse economy. It is located on the eastern edge of Sarpy County, which is the fastest growing county in the State of Nebraska.

The City's population is 5% younger than the state average and the average household income is 5% higher. More than 25% of the population are college graduates.

The low crime rate, low unemployment and cost of living, coupled with award-winning schools and modern health care facilities make the community very family-friendly.

With miles of biking and hiking trails, dozens of parks with playgrounds and sports fields, there is always something to do in Bellevue.

The City's infrastructure of well-maintained roads, communications facilities and access to transportation centers provides an ideal atmosphere for business opportunity.

Bellevue’s largest industry sector is military and defense. Home to one of the largest military installations in the U.S. Offutt AFB has a total economic impact of more than $1.6 billion (2006). www.offutt.af.mil

The defense sector is Bellevue’s next largest sector with more than 30 defense companies doing business in the Bellevue Offutt Community employing more than 2500 people.

It is because of our high-tech labor pool, dependable utilities, extensive telecommunications system and urbanized Infrastructure that Offutt AFB that the Bellevue-Offutt Community continues to grow. The dark fiber and dual power grids are two key reasons why business have been successful and safe.

Bellevue is supported by a thriving retail and service industry and currently experience growth in the senior care sector and over-all health care sector.

Industries providing employment: Education ,health and social services (19.6%), Retail trade (12.8%), Finance, insurance ,real estate ,and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,649 (-26.2%)

Workers who live and work in this city: 5,355 (22.4%)

Bellevue's climate compliments our natural beauty. The average annual high is 87 degrees with an average low temperature of 29 degrees. Bellevue receives an average of 28.5 inches of precipitation and 32.3 inches of snow per year.

  • July is on average the warmest month
  • The highest recorded temperature in Bellevue was 114 degrees in 1936
  • On average, the coolest month is January
  • The lowest recorded temperature was - 32 degrees in 1884
  • May is the average wettest month of the year
Offutt Air Force Base
205 Looking Glass Ave
Employees: 9,537
Industry: Military
Location: Offutt AFB, NE
Bellevue Public Schools
1600 Hwy 370
Employees: 1,300
Industry: Education
Location: Bellevue, NE 68005
Northrop Grumman
3200 Samson Way
Employees: 600
Industry: Information Technology
Location: Bellevue, NE 68126
Lockheed Martin
4502 Maass Road
Employees: 200
Industry: Service
Location: Bellevue, NE 68005
Bellevue University
1000 Galvin Road S
Employees: 570
Industry: Education
Location: Bellevue, NE 68005
Wal-Mart Super Center
10504 S 15th St
Employees: 460
Industry: Retail
Location: Bellevue, NE 68005
City of Bellevue
210 W Mission Ave
Employees: 232
Industry: Government
Location: Bellevue, NE 68005
Hillcrest Health Systems
1702 Hillcrest Drive
Industry: Senior Care
Location: Bellevue, NE 68005

Nearest Major Cities

City of Bellevue Nebraska
Nearest City with population 1,000,000+ 568.1 miles, population 2,896,016
Nearest City with population 50,000+ 8.2 miles, population 58,268
Nearest City with population 400,000+ 275 miles, population 441,545
Nearest City with population 200,000+ 8.9 miles, population 390,007