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%)