The 10 Safest Bellevue, WA Neighborhoods To Live In For 2022


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Bellevue are the safest places to live.

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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Bellevue are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Bellevue. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Bellevue neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Bellevue in 2022? That would be Somerset. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Bellevue.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Bellevue neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Bellevue that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Bellevue.

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Safest Neighborhoods In Bellevue

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Bellevue For 2022

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9.5
/10

Population: 13,614
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 45
Property Crime Per 100k: 781
More on Somerset: Homes For Sale | Data

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9.5
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Population: 2,698
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 30
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,174
More on Newport Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

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9.5
/10

Population: 2,676
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 76
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,018
More on Tam O'shanter: Homes For Sale | Data

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9.5
/10

Population: 3,989
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 55
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,177
More on Interlake: Homes For Sale | Data

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9
/10

Population: 5,654
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 68
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,226
More on Lakemont: Homes For Sale | Data

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9.5
/10

Population: 3,539
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 81
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,530
More on Woodbridge: Homes For Sale | Data

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9
/10

Population: 10,425
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 96
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,793
More on Bridle Trails: Homes For Sale | Data

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9
/10

Population: 220
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 86
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,953
More on Beaux Arts: Homes For Sale | Data

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9
/10

Population: 2,664
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 107
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,775
More on Phantom Lake: Homes For Sale | Data

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9
/10

Population: 6,476
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 110
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,957
More on Wilburton: Homes For Sale | Data

Methodology: How We Determined The Safest Bellevue Hoods In 2022

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Bellevue.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 23 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Bellevue." We're lookin' at you, Somerset.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Bellevue. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

Summary: The Safest Places In Bellevue

Looking at the data, you can tell that Somerset is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Washington residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Bellevue For 2022

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Somerset 816
2 Newport Hills 1,234
3 Tam O'shanter 1,064
4 Interlake 1,232
5 Lakemont 1,284
6 Woodbridge 1,581
7 Bridle Trails 1,889
8 Beaux Arts 2,008
9 Phantom Lake 1,912
10 Wilburton 2,057
11 North Bellevue 2,308
12 Vasa 2,719
13 Hidden Valley 3,188
14 Lake Hills 2,899
15 Eastgate 3,091
16 Newport Shores 4,143
17 Robinswood 3,840
18 West Lake Sammamish 3,749
19 Meydenbauer 4,874
20 Crossroads 4,981
21 Overlake 6,438
22 Downtown 8,878
23 Factoria 11,214

Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our second time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Bellevue.

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.

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