Belle Prairie City, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belle Prairie City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Town of Belle Prairie City had a population of 51 as of July 1, 2017. Belle Prairie City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Belle Prairie City is located at latitude 38.2234 and longitude -88.5558 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Belle Prairie City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Town of Belle Prairie City (GNIS ID: 2396587) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Belle Prairie City is located within Township of Crouch, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belle Prairie City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belle Prairie City: Belle City, Belle Prairie, Belleprairie.

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Belle Prairie City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 51
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 27
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 51
Population in Familes 44
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $57,486
Average Household Income $69,737
Per Capita Income $27,821


Total Housing Units 27 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $147,368


Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.79% -1.21%
Households -0.61% -0.93%
Families 0.89% -1.28%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Belle Prairie City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belle Prairie City to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1353 1st
Population Density # 1337 2nd
Diversity Index # 761 45th
Median Household Income # 510 63rd
Per Capita Income # 590 57th

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